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Pear-Oatmeal Muffins

Pear-Oatmeal Muffins

recipe ingredients
1 cup quick-cooking oats, divided
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
1/4 tsp. ground allspice
2 cups chopped ripe pear
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3 cup light Ricotta cheese
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 large egg white
1 large egg

recipe directions
Preheat oven to 400*F. Combine 1/2 cup oats, flour, and next 6 ingredients (flour through allspice) in a large bowl. Stir in pear, and make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through egg), and stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray; sprinkle 1/2 cup oats evenly over batter. Bake for 18 minutes or until done. Remove from pans immediately, and cool on a wire rack.

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Serves: 18 - Nutrition Information Per Serving:
calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
168 4 1 4 1 233 29 3
  • Lauren

    I am not a baker, and somehow I followed this recipe exactly and made phenomenal muffins! They are moist and delicious and it is actually hard to believe that they are low fat. I brought them into work and one of my coworkers ate four of them. An easy recipe with wonderful results…