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Mini Sweet Potato Muffins

I'm always looking for ways to "healthify" recipes that my husband critiques. He loves the light texture and spicy streusel of these muffins. —Meredith Hedeen, New Kensington, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    4-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature, beaten
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • STREUSEL:
  • 2 tablespoons biscuit/baking mix
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cold butter
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 9 ingredients. In another bowl, combine the eggs, sweet potatoes, water, oil and applesauce. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Coat mini-muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill two-thirds full. For streusel, combine the baking mix, oats and sugars; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in ginger. Sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
1 muffin: 51 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 starch.

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  • jenilovesdaisies
    Oct 8, 2013

    We love these!

  • blong21
    Dec 6, 2012

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  • gmyetzer
    Oct 25, 2011

    Made this for my kids and hubby and they all liked them...ssshhh - I didn't tell them they had sweet potato in them :-)

  • aliemchurch
    Nov 11, 2010

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  • blardo
    Oct 22, 2010

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  • sj55
    Sep 29, 2010

    Everyone loved this muffin-in fact I'll be sharing it w/ my exercise group-it's an easy recipe and oh so good!