Healthy Cherry Chocolate Muffins

Healthy Cherry Chocolate Muffins

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Step by step Ingredients and Directions
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In a medium mixing bowl stir together the following wet ingredients just until combined.

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*1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Unsweetened Applesauce

*1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Extra Light Olive Oil

*1/3 cup Brown Sugar

*1/4 cup Honey

*1 Egg

*3/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt

*1 teaspoon Vanilla

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Sift together the following dry ingredients into a medium bowl
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*1/4 teaspoon Almond Extract

*1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour, sifted

*1/2 cup Pastry Whole Wheat Flour, sifted

*1/2 cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa Powder

*1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt

*1 teaspoon Baking Powder

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Add and stir the dry mixture 1/3 at a time to the wet mixture until incorporated.

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Stir in the following cherries and chocolate chips
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*3/4-1 cup pitted, quartered Fresh Dark Sweet Cherries, like Bing

*1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chips, optional topping

**12 cup Muffin Tin sprayed with cooking spray, no paper liners needed. Fill each muffin tin cup 2/3-3/4 full. Use a plastic knife to remove muffins from tin.

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Makes 12 muffins.

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Bake muffins in a 425*F oven for 5 minutes then another 15 minutes at 350*F.

Or until tooth pick comes out clean.

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Recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction

 

Enjoy!

Lindy

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