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The Best Easy Pumpkin Muffins

Make the Best Easy Pumpkin Muffins with applesauce, no oil, and a hint of spice from scratch in just one bowl with this simple healthy recipe!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 164kcal
Author Dee
Cost $5


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree
  • cup applesauce
  • cup milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and grease a 12-cup muffin tin
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the eggs, and beat slightly
  • Add the remaining ingredients, and use a hand mixer to blend together until smooth. Batter may have some small lumps, but don't overmix
  • Fill muffin cups almost to the tops with batter, then bake for 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean
  • Remove from oven, and allow to cool slightly, then remove from muffin tin, and serve


You can use a can of pumpkin puree -- NOT pie filling -- or 1.5 to 2.cups of homemade pumpkin puree.


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg