The BEST Toddler Muffins
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Fun and tasty toddler muffins full of healthy ingredients. They're not only a favorite with kids but adults, too!
Recipe type: Muffin
Cuisine: Breakfast or Snack
Serves: 12-24
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup of plain or vanilla yogurt (heaping)
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup finely shredded carrots (about 2 medium carrots)
  • 2-3 very ripe bananas, mashed (the riper the better)
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2½ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp nutmeg (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease a regular or mini muffin pan or line pan with cupcake liners.
  3. Cream together sugar, yogurt, applesauce, and butter.
  4. Add eggs, pumpkin, carrots, and bananas. Mix well.
  5. Next, add all dry ingredients: oats, wheat flour, all-purpose flour, salt, soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix until combined.
  6. Scoop batter into greased muffin pans.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes for mini-muffins or 15-18 minutes for regular size muffins. Muffins are done when a toothpick inserted in the middle of a muffin comes out clean.
  8. Remove from pans and place on cooling rack.
  9. Recipe makes 48 mini muffins or 20-24 regular size muffins.
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at