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Maple-Walnut Muffins

Yield 1 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chilled reduced-calorie stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon imitation maple flavoring
  • 3 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton plain nonfat yogurt
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 148
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 1.6 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 24.9 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 124 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine maple syrup, maple flavoring, egg whites, and yogurt; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

  3. Divide batter evenly among 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray; sprinkle walnuts evenly over batter. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from pans immediately; let cool on a wire rack.