The Best Whole Wheat Morning Glory Muffins

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Whole Wheat Morning Glory Muffins, have you heard about these? Well, I had never even heard of them until one day when I was teaching a class right here in St. George, Utah. Someone by the name of Faye brought me two Morning Glory Muffins! I was so excited to try one because they looked delicious, and was thrilled that she brought me the recipe. I asked her if the recipe was an old family recipe. She said the recipe was from her daughter. Faye mentioned they freeze really well. She makes a batch and microwaves them after removing them from the freezer.

My husband loves these as a dessert after dinner, or as part of a breakfast.  He’s taken them with him to share with his golf buddies, and they really look forward to enjoying them instead of the usual dry granola bars.  When you consider the fruit and nut ingredients these are good for you too. Do you have busy mornings and you just want to make a quick breakfast? These taste even better the second or third day. They are so moist and are perfect for a run out the door breakfast.
I modified the recipe a bit because I wanted to use freshly ground whole wheat flour.  What kind of fruit or veggie would you like in your whole wheat muffins? What would be your favorite nut/s to add to these yummy muffins?

Whole Wheat Morning Glory Muffins

Whole Wheat Morning Glory Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease muffin tins. Gradually add all of the ingredients into a medium mixing bowl or stand mixer. Mix all together until moistened. Spoon the batter into muffin tins or paper lined cups. Fill about ¾ full. Bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean when tested.

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2 thoughts on “The Best Whole Wheat Morning Glory Muffins

  • February 26, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Great looking recipe. I am going to make them tomorrow. Did you grind the chia seed or are they put in whole? Thank you.

    • February 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm

      Hi Sue, how are you? I have missed you! No, I did not grind them. I put them in whole. I am really trying to eat chia more. I put them in my water each day as well. The health benefits are super great! Hugs! Linda


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