They are made with old-fashioned rolled oats and walnuts which makes them perfect for a quick and nutritious breakfast on a busy morning.
There's also a little bit of cinnamon sugar on top which besides tasting great makes your house smell so good during baking. Believe me, the aroma alone will rouse the troops.
Here's the recipe:
Nutty Oatmeal Raisin Muffins
(makes one dozen)
1 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup raisins
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk
Topping: 2 tablespoons sugar mixed with 1 teaspoon cinnamon
|The cinnamon sugar topping.|
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Grease or line with papers 12 muffin cups.
In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, sea salt, oatmeal, walnuts and raisins.
|Mix together all of the dry ingredients.|
In a small bowl, mix together the oil, egg and milk.
|Mix together the egg, oil and milk before adding to the dry ingredients.|
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir just until combined. Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full.
|Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full. The recipe makes one dozen.|
Top each muffin with a sprinkling of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
|Sprinkle a bit of the cinnamon sugar mixture on top of each muffin.|
Bake for 15 minutes.
|Ready to eat!|