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Cinnamon Vanilla Apple Puffs

  • Author: Brittany Dixon
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 22 mins
  • Yield: 24 mini puffs 1x
  • Category: dessert, recipes
  • Cuisine: dessert


These sweet and light vanilla cinnamon apple puffs will make you think you’re eating fresh doughnut holes from the comfort of your own kitchen. Simple to make and delightful to eat, they’d be a great weekend morning surprise for your family!


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup organic canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Blue Diamond Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze
  • For the coating
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and sugar. Whisk to combine.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together applesauce, oil, egg and Blue Diamond unsweetened vanilla almond milk.
  4. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet, stirring as you go until a thick batter forms.
  5. Spoon about 1 Tbsp of batter into each cup in a greased mini muffin pan.
  6. Bake for 12-14 minutes until cooked through.
  7. While baking, combine cinnamon and sugar in one small bowl and melt butter in another.
  8. Allow puffs to cool for 5 minutes, them dip the top of each one, first in butter, then into the cinnamon sugar topping.
  9. Serve immediately.

Keywords: desserts, recipes