Rhubarb Oat Muffins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; coat paper cups with cooking spray. Or coat muffin cups with cooking spray.Advertisement
Place 3/4 cup of the oats in a food processor; cover and process until ground. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in another 3/4 cup of the oats and the next six ingredients (through salt). Make a well in center of flour mixture.
In a medium bowl combine the next four ingredients (through vanilla). Stir in rhubarb. Add rhubarb mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until moistened (batter should be slightly lumpy). Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling each about three-fourths full.
For streusel topping, in a small bowl stir together the 1 tablespoon brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir in the remaining 1/4 cup oats and the walnuts. Sprinkle over batter in muffin cups.
Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups. Serve warm.
Tips: If using a sugar substitute for the muffins, we recommend Splenda(R) Brown Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use 1/2 cup equivalent. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 166 cal, 25 g carb. (6 g sugars).
We do not recommend using a sugar substitute in the streusel topping.
1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate