Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are so good, you'll think you are eating something that can't possibly be good for you...but they are! I feel great about giving these to my kids. Easy to throw together, moist and not too sweet. Keep leftovers in the fridge or freeze them for up to a month.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl and by hand, stir together the brown sugar, applesauce and oil until well combined.
  3. Add both eggs and vanilla and whisk until well combined.
  4. Set aside and combine dry ingredients well in a seperate bowl.
  5. Stir dry ingredients into previously set aside wet ingredients just until combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Stir carrot and pineapple into batter.
  7. Spray your muffin pan very well with nonstick spray. Get the sides good so your muffins release well -- yes, even if you use nonstick (I do too).
  8. Using a 1/4 cup measuring tin for mini muffin pan or 1/2 cup tin for regular muffin pan, fill holes almost full and bake approx 15 minutes for mini muffins or 20 minutes for regular. Your oven may vary, but a toothpick inserted into middle muffin hole should be moist, with a few crumbs, but not sticky wet.
  9. Feed your flock and enjoy!


Most Helpful

These were incredible! My 2 DS's gobbled all 4 1/2 dozen mini muffins that this recipe made in 3 days! Well, o.k., I helped.

Jaime in Winnipeg September 27, 2005

These are great: the recipe is easy to follow and the ingredients are readily available in my pantry. I did substitute Falx Seed Meal for the Wheat Germ as that is what I had. These taste so good you won't believe they're healthy!

CASunshine August 23, 2005

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