Mini brownie muffins

Heart Smart Low Sodium

These little treats are perfectly portioned with just enough sweetness to satisfy a craving.


nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter, melted
3 egg whites
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Spray a mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, sift together cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, beat together melted butter, egg whites and sugar until just blended. Stir in applesauce and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture until well-blended.
  5. Scoop 1 tablespoon batter into each mini muffin cup.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 5 minutes and remove from muffin tin. Serve immediately or cover and store at room temperature. Do not refrigerate.

Makes 36 servings

Recipe contains: wheat, milk, egg

Carb choices per serving: 1

First Published: 02/27/2008
Last Reviewed: 01/20/2016

brownie muffins
To achieve a light and fluffy texture to your baked goods, make sure to sift the dry ingredients together (step 3). Don’t have a sifter? A quick 5 pulses in the food processor works too!
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