Pumpkin Oat Muffins

a pile of pumpkins on display at outdoor farmers market

Low in fat and loaded with vitamin A and fiber, pumpkins are good for more than just fall décor – they’re also delicious! One healthy and scrumptious way to use pumpkin is in our recipe for pumpkin oat muffins from the American Cancer Society’s Healthy Eating Cookbook.

Makes 40 muffins.
Approximately 158 calories and 5 grams of fat per muffin.

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400˚.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cereal, salt, sugar, flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon. Stir in raisins.
  • In a separate bowl, combine eggs, pumpkin, vanilla, buttermilk, and oil and stir until blended.
  • Mix wet ingredients with dry until batter just holds together. Do not overmix.
  • Bake in cup-lined muffin pans for 17 minutes.

From the American Cancer Society’s Healthy Eating Cookbook