Grape Nuts Muffins

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
170 Calories
9g Fat
17g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 412mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 5g
Calcium 164mg 13%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Grape nuts muffins are the perfect afternoon treat or breakfast on the go. This six-step recipe prepares a dozen muffins in under 30 minutes and can be altered to your liking. Want to add a little fiber to your morning routine? Add some oat bran. Do you like your muffins to have a little more texture? Add some more nuts.


  • 1 1/2 cups/6 3/4 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup Grape Nuts cereal
  • 1 large egg (well beaten)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons melted shortening

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 F.

  3. Grease and flour muffin pans or line with paper liners.

  4. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar; whisk to blend thoroughly. Add the cereal and mix.

  5. Combine the beaten egg, milk, and melted shortening; add to dry mixture and mix just until all ingredients are moistened.

  6. Fill the prepared muffin pans about 2/3 full.

  7. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until done.

  8. Serve and enjoy!