Harvest Bran Muffin Bites

Harvest Bran Muffin Bites

Kids will love these healthy muffin bites.

25 min. prep time
72 mini muffins
000 Ratings


3 cups shredded bran cereal
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
1 cup boiling water
2 cups buttermilk*
1/4 cup molasses
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (10-ounce) package cinnamon-flavored baking chips
Autumn or Halloween decorator sprinkles, if desired


Place cereal and butter in large bowl. Add boiling water; stir. Set aside to cool.

Combine buttermilk, molasses and eggs in small bowl with whisk. Add buttermilk mixture to cereal mixture; stir to combine. Add all remaining ingredients except cinnamon chips and decorator sprinkles. Stir just until blended. Stir in baking chips. Cover with plastic food wrap. Allow mixture to stand for 20 minutes.

Heat oven to 400ºF. Divide batter among 36 paper-lined mini muffin cups. Sprinkle each cup with decorator sprinkles, if desired. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely.

*Substitute 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 2 cups. Let stand 10 minutes.

Recipe Tip

Muffins can be baked in 36 (2 1/4-inch) paper-lined muffin cups. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts (1 mini-muffin)

Calories: 65

Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 100mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #13362©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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