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  1. 1/2 c Applesauce

  2. 1/2 c Quick-cooking rolled oats

  3. 1/4 c Butter or margarine

  4. -- softened 1/2 c Granulated sugar

  5. 1/2 c Packed light brown sugar

  6. 1 Egg

  7. 1/2 ts Vanilla extract

  8. 3/4 c All-purpose flour

  9. 1/4 c HERSHEY'S Cocoa

  10. -OR European Style Cocoa 1/2 ts Baking soda

  11. 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon

  12. 1 c REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips

  13. 350 F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups. In small bowl, stir together applesauce and oats; set aside. In large mixer bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended. Add applesauce mixture; blend well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and cinnamon, if desired. Add to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in peanut butter chips. Fill muffin cups

  14. 3/4 full with batter. Bake

  15. 22 to 26 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle muffin tops with powdered sugar, if desired. Serve warm.

  16. 12 to 15 muffins.

  17. VARIATION: FUDGEY CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS: Omit Peanut Butter Chips. Add 1 cup HERHSEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips. Hershey's is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation. Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens. Meal-Master compatible recipe format by Karen Mintzias (


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