Apple Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

8
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Great for breakfast or dessert this sweet apple treat is the perfect choice at any meal. Our reduced fat cream cheese creates a delectable frosting for an already marvelous muffin.

Ingredients

cooking spray

2 spray(s)

WW Whipped cream cheese spread

8 oz, soften

whole wheat flour

1 cup(s)

white all-purpose flour

1 cup(s)

baking powder

1 tsp

baking soda

1 tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

spiced seasoning mix

1 Tbsp, apple pie spice

packed brown sugar

½ cup(s)

egg(s)

1 large

vanilla extract

2 tsp

plain fat free Greek yogurt

6 oz

fat free skim milk

½ cup(s), plus 1 Tbsp.

regular butter

2 Tbsp, melted

Granny Smith apple

1 medium, peeled, cored, and chopped

honey

2 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 12 nonstick muffin cups with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Mix both flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and apple pie spice together in a bowl; set aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat egg, 1 tsp. vanilla, yogurt, ½ cup milk and butter until well combined; gently mix in reserved dry ingredients and apple until just combined.
  4. Divide batter evenly between the prepared muffin cups. Bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool on wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and let cool completely on wire rack.
  5. Using a handheld mixer, beat cream cheese, honey, remaining 1 tsp. vanilla and remaining 1 Tbsp. milk together in a large bowl until well combined. Spread 1 heaping Tbsp. frosting on top of each muffin and serve.

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