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healthy oatmeal muffins with pear and cardamomom

Cardamom, Pear, and Oatmeal Muffins

Chelsea Kram – XO&So: Vegetarian Comfort Food
These cardamon, pear, and oatmeal muffins are the perfect quick snack for busy mornings that fill you up and taste as good as they look!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Snack
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 169 kcal


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup unsweetened oat milk almond milk or soy milk work too
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut oil completely melted
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ripe pears cut into small pieces


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. The muffins will bake on the middle rack.
  • Heat the coconut oil in the microwave until it's completed melted.
    In a large bowl, combine the oats, applesauce, oat milk, eggs, and vanilla. Add the coconut oil.
    Stir in the coconut sugar, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cardamom, and cinnamon.
    Dice the pears into small pieces. Stir the diced pears into the batter.
  • Spray your muffin tin with non-stick spray, making sure there's a good coating or the muffins will stick.
    Divide the batter among the 12 muffin tins.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    Remove from the pan after they have cooled for about two minutes so they don't get soggy.
    Use a knife to loosen the edges if they stick.
    Let cool completely before storing. Store on the counter in an air-tight container for up to five days.


Remove the muffins from the pan shortly after they come out of the oven so they don't get soggy.
Make sure the pears are cut into very small pieces or they will get soggy too. 


Calories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 4gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 209mgPotassium: 129mgFiber: 3gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 81IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 1mg
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