Chocolate-Spice Muffins

Breakfast / Brunch

Chocolate-Spice Muffins

Sugar and spice (and orange and chocolate) unite with yogurt and applesauce for a nutrish-ish crave-worthy sweet treat. Relying on yogurt and applesauce instead of oil yields super-moist muffins that ring in at less than 200 calories — now that’s sweet.


12 muffins

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Preheat oven to 400°. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper or foil liners; coat with nonstick spray.

Whisk together flour, granulated sugar, chocolate chips, cinnamon, chili powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Whisk together yogurt, eggs, applesauce, butter, vanilla, and zest; stir into dry ingredients.

Divide batter among muffin liners; sprinkle tops with turbinado sugar.

Bake muffins until a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean, 1520 minutes; serve warm.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 197

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7g 10%

Saturated Fat 4g 20%

Cholesterol 40mg 13%

Sodium 225mg 9%

Carbs 32g 10%

Fiber 1g 4%

Protein 5g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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