Packed with filling fiber and energizing protein, these bites will have the whole gang spelling “M-O-R-E!”
2 large eggs
1/2 cup unsweetened *applesauce *
1/2 cup 2% milk
1/4 cup canola oil
1 large apple, _grated _
11/4 cups self-rising flour
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 Tbs. ground cinnamon
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, divided
1 orange, zested and juiced
Red food coloring
12 cinnamon or pretzel sticks
4 green-colored gummy candy wedges, cut horizontally in thirds
Heat oven to 350°F. Line cupcake pan with 12 red liners. In large bowl, mix first 4 ingredients; stir in apple.
Add flour, oats, cinnamon and 1/2 cup sugar. With fork, stir until moistened and just blended. Divide batter evenly among cupcake liners in pan. Bake 15 min. or until done. Let cool completely.
In bowl, mix 2 Tbs. orange juice, 1⁄2 tsp. orange zest, remaining sugar and food coloring as desired to create thick red glaze, adding additional juice or sugar as needed. Spoon over cupcake tops or dip tops in glaze to coat. Insert cinnamon sticks in center of cupcakes. Shape or cut gummy slices into leaves; add to cupcakes. Let sit 15 min. or until glaze is set.
Active time: 20 min.
Total time: 50 min.
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