These are very good as a regular muffin, but for some reason they are extra special when baked in tiny muffin pans.
These are great for breakfast/brunch or in the bread basket for supper.
14 regular size or about 25 small muffins
Oven setting 350 degrees
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 cup flour, lightly spooned into cup
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup applesauce
1/2 cup raisins
1 apple, chopped finely
1 cup rolled oats
Cream butter and gradually add brown sugar. Cream until light and fluffy. Add egg and beat well. Mix in the next 4 ingredients and add applesauce to the creamed mixture, stirring well. Then add raisins, apple and oats, nuts if using. Spoon into well-greased muffin cups or muffin papers. Bake in preheated over 25-30 minutes. 12 to 15 for mini muffins. Check with a toothpick.
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)