Low Fat Pecan Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Low Fat Pecan Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Low Fat Pecan Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by arwthomas

Makes 24 servings



Pecan Muffins substituting applesauce for butter. May use egg beater to lower calories

Recipe Ingredients for Low Fat Pecan Muffins

1 cup chopped pecans
1 tbs. butter, melted
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup applesauce
2 large eggs, lightly beaten

Recipe Directions for Low Fat Pecan Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 300. Mix 1 tbs. melted butter with chopped pecans and spread on baking sheet in even layer. Toast pecans for 3 to 4 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 350.

  2. In large bowl mix together brown sugar, flour, and chopped pecans. Stir thoroughly and then make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Add the remaining 8 tbs. of melted butter and the eggs. Stir with wooden spoon until mixture is well mixed and all dry ingredients are wet.

  3. Line a 6 cup muffin tin with paper liners and lightly spray with cooking spray. Fill each cup about 3/4 full with mixture. Place in 350 oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until tops of muffins are lightly browned. Remove immediately from pan and allow to cool on wire rack.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 30.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
88
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
11mg
0%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
11.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
7.1g
Protein
1.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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