Morning Glory Muffins are the “kitchen sink” cookie of breakfast in my opinion. You can add or sway ingredients to your liking in this very forgiving batter.
Traditional Morning Glory muffins, as described in the original recipe from 1978, calls for carrots, apples, pineapple, raisins, coconut and walnuts.
I have chosen to leave at the coconut (personal preference, ya know) and swapped walnuts for pecans. However, the beauty of this recipe is that you add, leave out, swap practically all of the add-ins.
Prefer crushed pineapple over grated apples? Go for it! Have dried cranberries on hand? Feel free to use them instead of raisins. You can even substitute melted butter or vegetable oil for the coconut oil.
This muffin batter is a quick bread, so the wet ingredients (applesauce, egg, coconut oil, honey, and vanilla extract) go in one bowl. Given it a quick mix to break up the egg and combine.…