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Fat Free Apple Cinnamon Muffin

Tangy apples, sweet cinnamon, a hint of brown sugar. Contrary to popular belief, delicious and healthy can coexist in the same muffin.

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Primary Prep, Ingredients & Nutritional Info

Start with: 1 1/4 Cups Water.

  1. // Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray OR line with paper baking cups.
  2. // Place water and full box muffin mix in medium bowl. Stir until moistened. Gently fold in diced apples (enclosed). Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan, filling 2/3 full.
  3. // Bake as indicated in chart or until golden brown.

High Altitude (over 5,000 feet): Prepare as directed, adding an additional 1 tbsp water.

YieldTemperatureBake Time
24 Mini Muffins400°F12-14 minutes
12-14400°F18-20 minutes
8 ½ x4 ½ x 2 1/2–inch Loaf Pan350°F50-55 minutes


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 cup, 2 tsp apples mix (33, 12g) (amount for 1 muffin)

Servings Per Container: about 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat0
% Daily Value
Total Fat0g0%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbohydrate31g10%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs:

Total Fatless than65g80g
Saturated Fatless than20g25g
Cholesterolless than300mg300mg
Sodiumless than2400mg2400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g375g
Dietary Fiber25g30g
Calories per gram: Fat: 9 Carbohydrate: 4 Protein: 4


MIX INGREDIENTS: Enriched bleached flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid, malted barley flour), sugar, whole wheat flour, arabic gum, cellulose, dextrose, leavening (baking soda, sodium aluminum phosphate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, monocalcium phosphate), wheat bran, salt, food starch-modified, cinnamon, emulsifier (propylene glycol monoester, mono-diglycerides, sodium stearoyl lactylate)*, xanthan gum.

*Contributes a trivial amount of fat. 


APPLE FILLING INGREDIENTS: Water, sugar, apples, food starch-modified, malic acid, ascorbic acid, natural flavor (contains caramel color), salt, spices. 


May contain milk, eggs, soy and tree nuts.

Refer to the package for the most current ingredient information.


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    Prep 20 min Total Time 40 min Servings 16, 2-inch bars


    1 package Krusteaz Fat Free Apple Cinnamon Muffin Mix

    1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt

    2 egg whites

    1 pouch apple filling (enclosed)

    3 tablespoons low fat margarine, softened

    1. //Preheat oven to 350°F. Set aside 1 cup Krusteaz Fat Free Apple Cinnamon Muffin Mix.
    2. //Using an electric mixer, blend remaining Krusteaz Fat Free Apple Cinnamon Muffin Mix, yogurt and egg whites on low speed until crumbly. Press mixture into bottom and sides of lightly greased 8x8x2-inch pan. Pour apple filling over crust. Add margarine to remaining Krusteaz Fat Free Apple Cinnamon Muffin Mix, and blend with fork until crumbly. Top apple filling with crumbled mixture.
    3. //Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
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    Prep 10 min Total Time 30 min Servings 18 muffins


    1 package Krusteaz Fat Free Apple Cinnamon Muffin Mix

    1 1/4 cups water

    1 pouch apple filling (enclosed)

    1 cup (11 oz can) Mandarin oranges, drained

    1 teaspoon allspice

    1. //Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease or paper line muffin pan.
    2. //In medium bowl, blend together Krusteaz Fat Free Apple Cinnamon Muffin Mix and water until moistened. Fold in apple filling, Mandarin oranges and allspice. Spoon batter into prepared pan, filling 2/3 full.
    3. //Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

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