Oatmeal Cookie Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Oatmeal Cookie Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

 

Oatmeal Cookie Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

(adapted to a non-vegan diet from here)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1 /2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • Frosting: 8 oz. fat-free cream cheese, 3 tbsp. butter (softened), 1/4 tsp. vanilla, 2 cups powdered sugar

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350˚
  • Pour boiling water over oats and let sit until fully absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, combine vegetable oil, peanut butter, applesauce, sugar, and vanilla in a mixer until mixed well.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine flours, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Add oatmeal to the wet mixture and beat until combined. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet until batter is smooth.
  • Pour batter into a greased muffin tin and bake for about 15 minutes, or until tops are slightly starting to brown. Let cool.
  • Meanwhile, to make the frosting, combine all ingredients and beat well. Frost cupcakes using a baggie with a corner cut off or a frosting bag.
  • Enjoy!
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