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Healthy Date Carrot Muffins
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Healthy Date Carrot Muffins

The best, most scrumptious date carrot muffins — my family's ABSOLUTE favorite. We make these moist, sweet, and healthy-ish muffins ALL THE TIME. They are just that yummy. Plus, they're nut-free and perfect for popping into school lunches.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Bri @ monday sunday kitchen


  • 1 cup of oats (I use steel cut quick oats)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped dates
  • 1 cup finely shredded carrot 3 small-medium carrots
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  • Add in dates and toss until they are well coated. Break up any date clumps.
  • Repeat with the shredded carrot—add, toss to coat, no clumps!
  • In a small mixing bowl beat egg with oil, milk and vanilla.
  • Pour into flour mixture and stir to combine well.
  • Spoon into a parchment paper lined muffins tins (about a 1/4 cup per muffin).
  • Bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes. Enjoy!