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Skinny Apple Peanut Butter Mini Muffins

Lightened up peanut butter muffins loaded with peanut butter, banana, oatmeal and bits of Granny Smith apples. 71 calories a piece and all natural! :)
Prep Time15 mins
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup banana 1 ripe large banana mashed well, 105 calories
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 750 calories
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar 85 calories
  • 1 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract 12 calories
  • 1 large egg 74
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup oat flour 120 calories
  • 1 packet of Quaker Oat Banana Nut Protein Oatmeal or 1/3 cup quick oats + 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 240 calories
  • 1/2 cup Granny Smith Apple 40 calories, diced small
  • 1435 divided by 20 mini muffins = 71 calories each

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray your mini muffin pan with nonstick spray.
  • In a large bowl, using mixer, combine together the mashed banana, peanut butter, agave or honey, vanilla or almond extract and beat until combined.
  • Add egg and beat into mixture.
  • Beat in the salt, baking soda, oatmeal and oat flour. Do not over-mix or muffins will be become dense and lose flavor.
  • Fold in the diced apples until just mixed.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop 1 full scoop of the muffin mixture into each muffin cavity. Add a sprinkling of oats on top if you want for decorative purposes.
  • If you want larger muffins, this recipe will make 7-8 muffins.
  • Bake mini muffins at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Larger muffins 11-13 minutes.

Notes

If you don't have oat flour, you can process your own oat flour, by taking oats and pulsing them in a blender/food processor until they are a flour like consistency. Be sure to measure the oat flour after pulsing or the amounts will be off.