“This recipe came to me by one of my co-workers today, Nina. It was given to Nina at one of our local Weight W meetings. I hope you all enjoy this”.

Ready In:33mins Yields:4

18muffins Serves:18

3cups All Bran extra fiber cereal, Kellogg’s
2 1⁄2 – 3cups hot water, as per your taste of the moisture
1(18 1/4 ounce) box fudge brownie mix
1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare muffin tin with Pam for Baking spray.
  • Soak the cereal with water until all absorbed.
  • Mix the baking powder with the dry brownie mix.
  • Add the cereal mixture until well blended.
  • Divide batter into muffin cups.
  • Bake for approximately 23 minutes, until the muffin tops spring back.


    Embark on a delightful journey of guilt-free indulgence with our Weight W Brownie Muffins. These delectable treats are not only a testament to the marriage of health-conscious choices and satisfying sweetness but also a celebration of mindful eating. Join us as we guide you through the meticulous details of crafting these muffins, offering insights, tips, and precise measurements to ensure a delightful culinary experience that won’t compromise your wellness goals.


    For the Brownie Muffins:

    • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup granulated sugar substitute (e.g., erythritol or stevia)
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)

    Step-by-Step Instructions:

    1. Preheat and Prepare:
      • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
    2. Mix Wet Ingredients:
      • In a large bowl, combine the applesauce, cocoa powder, eggs, Greek yogurt, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
    3. Combine Dry Ingredients:
      • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar substitute, baking soda, and salt.
    4. Blend Wet and Dry:
      • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined. Be cautious not to overmix.
    5. Optional Chocolate Chips:
      • If using, gently fold in the mini chocolate chips to add an extra layer of decadence to your brownie muffins.
    6. Fill Muffin Cups:
      • Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each about 2/3 full.
    7. Bake to Perfection:
      • Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    8. Cool and Enjoy:
      • Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

    Nutrition Information (Per Muffin):

    Note: Nutrition values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes.

    • Calories: ~80 kcal
    • Total Fat: ~2g
      • Saturated Fat: ~1g
    • Cholesterol: 20mg
    • Sodium: ~80mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: ~15g
      • Dietary Fiber: ~2g
      • Sugar: ~1g
    • Protein: ~4g

    Nutritional values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    Useful Information:

    • Incorporate chopped nuts or dried fruits for added texture and flavor without compromising the Weight W points.
    • These muffins freeze well, making them a convenient and portion-controlled snack for busy days.
    • Consider serving them warm with a dollop of Greek yogurt or a dusting of cocoa powder for a delightful presentation.


    Satisfy your sweet cravings while staying true to your wellness journey with our Weight W Brownie Muffins. These little bundles of joy prove that you can enjoy the pleasures of a brownie without derailing your health goals. Share the love for mindful indulgence with friends and family, and relish in the knowledge that each bite is a step towards a balanced and wholesome lifestyle. Embrace the delightful simplicity of these muffins and treat yourself to a guilt-free moment of bliss.

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