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Pumpkin spice apple oatmeal muffins

September 1, 2018

Happy September… I have all the feels today because September is hands down my favorite month.. I’d be beyond happy if I could have 12 of them a year 🙂 Fall is everything to me and there is nothing I don’t love about it.. gimmie all the warm sweaters, hot cocoa, crisp cool morning walks with that smell that is indescribable and all the pumpkin everything!! As a bonus, it is also my birthday month and anniversary month (18 years this year!) I was eager to bake up my first pumpkin recipe of the season and these pumpkin spice apple oatmeal muffins are so good, perfect for a quick grab and go breakfast or an afternoon snack with a warm beverage. Makes 12 muffins and just 2 smart points each on WW freestyle. Go get your pumpkin baking on folks 🙂

Pumpkin spice apple oatmeal muffins
Recipe type: Baking
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Serves: 12
2SP blue,3SP green, 2 muffins for 1SP purple /2PP
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ cup canned pure pumpkin
  • ¾ cup 1% milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2.5 cups oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1.5 tsp pumpkin spice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ cup diced apple
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray a 12 hole muffin tin with some non stick spary.
  2. In a bowl whisk together your eggs and brown sugar. Stir in milk, vanilla and pumpkin.
  3. Mix in your oats, baking powder and spices, fold in your diced apple (peel apple and cut into very small pieces)
  4. Divide batter into your 12 muffin cups and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Store in fridge or freeze.
Freestyle SP- (blue) 2 using WW recipe builder
Smart Points- (green) 3 using WW recipe builder
Smart Points- 2 muffins for 1SP on purple using the WW recipe builder
Points Plus- 2 using PP calculator
Nutritional info- Calories 101...Fat 2.2g...Sat Fat 0.6g...Carbs 18.4g...Fiber 2.6g...Sugar 4.8g...Protein 4.2g *incl all ingredients ..using My Fitness Pal

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    Reply Maureen September 1, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    Hi, regular size muffin tins or mini?

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      Reply Drizzle September 3, 2018 at 1:41 pm


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    Reply Sara September 1, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    Making these this weekend for sure!! Thanks, I’ve been waiting for a low point pumpkin muffin that didn’t include box mixes!!

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    Reply Lilia September 2, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    So delicious! Made them thus morning! Great recipe.

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      Reply Drizzle September 3, 2018 at 1:44 pm

      So glad you enjoyed them Lilia 🙂

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    Reply Gail September 2, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    Just made these! They are yummy. I will freeze them for grab and go breakfasts along with your banana oatmeal jam muffins! I think next time I would add more of the pumpkin pie spice:)

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      Reply Drizzle September 3, 2018 at 1:45 pm

      So glad you enjoyed them and good idea with the extra spice we all have different levels of how we like them 🙂

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    Reply Linda September 3, 2018 at 11:21 am

    Would it be okay to use almond milk instead of regular milk?

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      Reply Drizzle September 3, 2018 at 1:47 pm

      Yes absolutely

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    Reply Lenny R September 3, 2018 at 2:55 pm

    Made them yesterday. Excellent for a breakfast change-up!

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      Reply Drizzle September 5, 2018 at 3:13 pm

      So glad you enjoyed them 🙂

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    Reply Cinda September 4, 2018 at 1:34 am

    These are amazing, A perfect autumn/winter breakfast. My daughter loves oatmeal, but is not a morning person, she is going to take two to work with her for a mid-morning snack. We are going to try modifications too, Apple/carrot and pumpkin/maple/cranberry come to mind off the top of my head. The maple being maple extract which has 0 points. Thank you so much, your recipes make the plan even easier to follow.

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      Reply Drizzle September 5, 2018 at 3:16 pm

      Hi Cinda, so glad you both enjoyed them, all those combinations sound delicious, thank you for sharing 🙂

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      Reply Adrienne February 9, 2020 at 12:53 pm

      Are these quick coming oats or old fashioned?

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        Reply Drizzle February 12, 2020 at 12:32 pm

        I usually use quick oats

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    Reply Brittany September 4, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    What kind of oats should I use? Thank you

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      Reply Drizzle September 5, 2018 at 3:19 pm

      Quick oats are fine or baking oats

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    Reply Lori September 5, 2018 at 12:40 pm

    What kind of oats, Quick or Old-Fashioned?

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      Reply Drizzle September 5, 2018 at 3:20 pm

      Any will work, I used quick oats

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    Reply Amy September 7, 2018 at 8:30 pm

    I have a 29oz and 15 oz can of pumpkin. It says use 1/2 can. Which size?

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      Reply Drizzle September 8, 2018 at 12:01 pm

      Hi Amy, no it says 1/2 CUP canned pumpkin 🙂

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    Reply Aline September 9, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    Just made these and they are a hit! Thanks for the recepie!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle September 10, 2018 at 12:24 pm

      You are very welcome, so glad you enjoyed them 🙂

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    Reply Linda September 13, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    How long would you bake if you do mini muffins?

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      Reply Drizzle September 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm

      I would check them at about 14 minutes

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    Reply Brenda Bartell September 19, 2018 at 10:19 am

    What kind of apple is everyone using?

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    Reply Kim September 27, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    Very good! Great suggestion to freeze and take for breakfast !

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      Reply Drizzle September 29, 2018 at 6:45 pm

      Glad you enjoyed them Kim 🙂

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    Reply Mary-Anne October 18, 2018 at 11:29 pm

    I’m just curious how they come out as two points. No matter what’s combo of milk or almond milk, any brand of oats and brown sugar I use I get 3 points for one and 5 points for two. I always prefer to use the exact nutrition from the packages if I can so it’s the most accurate.

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      Reply Drizzle October 19, 2018 at 6:10 pm

      Yes I agree to go with what you use, my breakdown on my WW app recipe builder is as follows Brown sugar 4, milk 3, and oats 22.. that is the only ingredients with points

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        Reply Mary-Anne October 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm

        Mine ends up working out to 3 points each and still 5 points for 2 – my brown sugar is 6, oats are 25 and almond milk is 1 – just made them and can’t wait to have them for my night snacks – starting tonight. Great recipe – easy to make. I even froze the giant can of pumpkin so I can make this 6 more times out of one can

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          Reply Drizzle October 22, 2018 at 12:23 pm

          So glad you enjoyed them Mary-Anne 🙂

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    Reply Susan Gizinski April 23, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    I used skim milk and Swerve Brown sugar and added 1/3 cup chopped walnuts. This came out to 1 point each on Purple. Winner! Thanks for your wonderful recipes. So glad I found you.

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      Reply Drizzle April 24, 2020 at 1:37 pm

      Hi Susan, that is great, thanks so much for sharing, glad you enjoyed them 🙂

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    Reply Jacqueline Nocella October 23, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    Making these for meal prep for next week.
    I love all your muffin recipes.

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      Reply Drizzle October 31, 2020 at 5:10 pm

      So glad you are enjoying the muffins 🙂

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