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Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 18 mins
Cool time 15 mins
Yield Makes 12 servings (serving size: 1 muffin)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup nutlike cereal nuggets
  • 1 cup uncooked regular oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/2 cup low-sugar orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 1.5 g
  • polyfat 3.3 g
  • protein 4.1 g
  • carbohydrate 30.4 g
  • fiber 2.4 g
  • cholesterol 35 mg
  • iron 3.4 mg
  • sodium 231 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.

  2. Whisk together buttermilk, oil, and eggs; add to dry mixture, stirring just until moistened. Gently fold in grated orange rind, marmalade, and cranberries. Spoon batter into a lightly greased muffin pan, filling two-thirds full.

  3. Bake at 375° for 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack, and cool 10 minutes or until completely cool.

  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Post Grape-Nuts cereal.