Sweet Gingerbread Gems
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Sweet Gingerbread Gems
Sweet Gingerbread Gems
3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup oat flour
1/3 cup organic sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. ground ginger
3/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/3 cup skim milk
1/3 cup applesauce
1/4 cup molasses
1 Raley's Egg beaten
3 tbsp. minced crystallized ginger
2 tbsp. rice bran
4 oz. cream cheese softened
1 tbsp. honey
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Preheat oven to 350F and spray 24 mini muffin cups (one large or two small tins) with nonstick cooking spray. Stir together dry ingredients in a medium bowl; add remaining ingredients and stir until just mixed. Spoon into prepared tins and bake for 15 minutes. Let cool, then spread with Spiced Cream Cheese. Sprinkle with additional crystallized ginger, if you like.

Spiced Cream Cheese: Stir together 4 oz.softened cream cheese, 1 tbsp. honey and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon in a small bowl.

Makes 24 mini muffins.
Nutritional Information:
(based on 1 muffin): 90 calories, 2 g protein, 3.5 g total fat (1.5 g sat., 0 g trans), 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 15 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 2 points