1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup uncooked quick cooking or old-fashioned oats
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 medium (2 cups) apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
3 medium (1 1/2 cups) carrots, grated
3/4 cups dried cherries, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1/2 cup applesauce
2 teaspoons vanilla
- Substitute shredded zucchini for all or part of shredded carrots.
- These muffins freeze very well. Remove from freezer a few hours before serving. Warm slightly, if desired.
- To save time when preparing muffins, buy pre-shredded carrots, measure dry ingredients a day ahead and/or chop cherries and nuts a day ahead.
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