These delicious Weight Watchers apple muffins are easy to make and perfect for sharing. This simple recipe is great for a WW-friendly breakfast, snacks, and dessert.
When it comes to making a snack that is as tasty as dessert you can’t go wrong with muffins. These mini apple muffins are delicious, cute, and perfect for a quick breakfast or snack on the go.
We love to make these muffins ahead of time and freeze them too! It’s a great way to meal prep some healthy options in advance.
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These muffins use whole wheat flour and oats to make them healthy enough to eat for breakfast for a snack without any guilt. They’re also a great treat that you can enjoy as dessert when you need a sweet treat that isn’t super high in points or processed sugars.
For those of you looking to meal prep muffins for breakfasts in advance this recipe for Weight Watchers apple muffins is a must try. You can freeze these in batches and then thaw them out when you need them, no prep work involved.
It’s nice to be able to bake a batch or two when you have time and then freeze them for when you don’t have time to worry about baking or the cleanup involved after the fact.
Are these gluten free muffins?
This recipe as written is not gluten free. You can substitute in gluten free flour and gluten free oats. The other ingredients should be naturally gluten free so the only ones you really need to swap out or keep an eye on are the oats and the flour.
It can be tough to find a whole wheat gluten free flour so feel free to swap out a general baking blend so you don’t have to worry too hard about finding something that will work for your gluten free muffins.
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What do I need to make these mini whole wheat apple muffins?
These mini whole wheat apple muffins use apples, whole wheat flour, oats, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, flax seed, sugar, vegetable oil, and water.
Those are all easy to stock up on and keep on hand so you can whip up a batch of these Weight Watchers apple muffins whenever the mood strikes.
I love that the only thing I need to grab from the store is some apples and those keep for such a long time as well that it’s never hard to grab all my ingredients and get to work on a batch of mini apple muffins.
How to make Weight Watchers Apple Muffins:
One of the best things about this recipe is how easy it is to prepare the batter and muffins. You’ll see the step by step instructions below.
As always you can find the full list of ingredients and instructions along with shopping links and nutritional estimations in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post!
In a medium mixing bowl combine the flour, oats, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, flax, and sugar.
Mix until all is well combined.
Stir in the vegetable oil and water.
Then fold in the grated apples.
Spoon mixture into a greased mini muffin pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes.
How many points are in this recipe?
This recipe like many others is great for Weight Watchers because it uses a lot of whole food ingredients and minimal processed sugars.
Which WW Program are these points for?
WW has definitely changed from 2020 to now. They went from three to one plan to multiple plans and back to one plan again. So in 2023, we have just plain old “POINTS.”
- Be sure to calculate the points value of the foods and recipes you eat in the app.
- Always add ingredients and serving sizes and don’t rely on the nutrition facts in the recipe.
- Accuracy will come from the information you input on the app.
How many servings does this recipe make?
This recipe makes about 24 mini muffins. We usually consider 2 muffins a serving so you will have about 12 servings.
My recipe for WW apple muffins definitely doubles really easily so feel free to make a double batch so you have some to freeze for later use as well.
Looking for more recipes to try?
If you are looking for more great recipes like this one, you’re in luck! Check out some of these other tasty treats and get excited about making all your favorites that are lightened up and perfect for Weight Watchers and more.
Make sure to let us know which of these you love making and what your favorite WW desserts are in the comments below!
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Printable Weight Watchers Apple Muffins Recipe:
- 2 medium apples, grated
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 cup oats
- pinch of salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp flax seed
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup water
- In a medium mixing bowl combine the flour, oats, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, flax, and sugar.
- Mix until all is well combined.
- Stir in the vegetable oil and water.
- Then fold in the grated apples.
- Spoon mixture into a greased mini muffin pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes.
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Nutrition InformationYield 12 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 139Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 0mgSodium 117mgCarbohydrates 22gFiber 3gSugar 9gProtein 2g
As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.