3/4 cup raisins
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sesame seeds
2 cups carrots, finely ground or grated
1 cup green apple, shredded
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup sweetened, flaked coconut
2/3 cup oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In small bowl, cover raisins with water and microwave 11/2 minutes. Let sit several minutes. Drain.
In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and sesame seeds. Add remaining ingredients, including raisins, and mix well with spoon.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups level to the top. Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack. Makes 22–24 muffins.
Serving size: 1 muffin. Per serving: 218 calories, 4.2 g protein, 9.7 g fat, 28.7 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 175 mg sodium, 26 mg cholesterol
Deanna Hasten, Farmers Electric Cooperative