and another idea for you - and you can add any dried fruits to these. dried apricots are especially good.
Oat Bran Muffins
1/4 cup Big Chief brown sugar -- firmly packed
2 1/2 cups oat bran -- uncooked
1/4 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup currants
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt -- (optional)
4 large egg whites -- lightly beaten
3/4 cup skim milk
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Vegetable oil spray
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a bowl, combine oat bran, Big Chief brown sugar, nuts, currants, baking powder and salt. Mix well. In a small bowl, combine egg whites, milk, honey, oil, almond and vanilla extracts. Add to dry ingredients and mix to blend. Spray muffin tins lightly with vegetable oil spray or use paper muffin cups. Spoon mixture evenly into muffin cups. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until light brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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