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Wheat Germ Crunch Muffins Recipe - Printable Version

Makes 12 muffins

Nutritional Information per muffin: 150 calories, 4g fat, 0mg chol, 1g fiber, 140mg sodium.



1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Line 12 medium muffin cups with paper baking cups or spray the bottoms with non-stick cooking spray.
2. Combine the first 5 ingredients; mix well.
3. Add the combined milk, melted margarine and egg; mix just until the dry ingredients are moistened.
4. Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full.
5. Sprinkle with wheat germ.
6. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
7. Serve warm.

Apple Cinnamon Muffins:
Add 3/4 cup finely-chopped apple and 1 tsp cinnamon to the dry ingredients.

Jam-filled Muffins:
1. Fill the muffin cups 1/2 full with batter.
2. Spoon 1 tsp jam (any flavor) into the center of each muffin; top with the remaining batter.

Dried Fruit Muffins:
Add 1/2 cup of any one of the following dried fruits to the dry ingredients: raisins, cherries, blueberries, cranberries, chopped dates or diced dried mixed fruits.

Berry Good Muffins:
Add 3/4 cup fresh or frozen berries (do not thaw) and 3/4 tsp grated lemon peel to the dry ingredients.