Recipes and Cooking Spiced Apple and Chickpea Muffins 3.8 (9) Add your rating & review Yogurt, applesauce, and mashed chickpeas (shh!) keep these lightened-up apple muffins moist. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 1, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 16 mins Cool Time: 5 mins Total Time: 51 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 16 muffins Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 2 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 ½ teaspoon apple pie spice ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped apples 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ¼ cup packed brown sugar 1 cup canned garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed, drained, and mashed ½ cup plain low-fat yogurt ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce ¼ cup butter, melted Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line sixteen 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups. Lightly coat bake cups with cooking spray; set pans aside. In a large bowl stir together flour, baking powder, apple pie spice, and salt. Add apples; toss gently to coat. In a medium bowl combine eggs, brown sugar, mashed chickpeas, yogurt, applesauce, and melted butter. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on wire racks for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm. Karla Conrad Tips If desired, sprinkle tops of muffins lightly with turbinado (raw) sugar before baking. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 181 Calories 4g Fat 33g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 181 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 162mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 33g 12% Total Sugars 18g Protein 4g Vitamin C 0.5mg 3% Calcium 77mg 6% Iron 1.2mg 7% Potassium 89mg 2% Folate, total 36.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.