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Date and Walnut Muffins with Cinnamon

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These date and walnut muffins are a warm and spiced treat to enjoy! This quick and easy muffin recipe is perfect for breakfast or snack. 


plate with date walnut muffins
These date and walnut muffins are  warm and comforting, but not filled with tons of butter, sugar and oil. They are slightly healthy… but still hearty and delicious.

How to make date and walnut muffins

For the full recipe, please scroll down to the recipe card, but here is a general overview of the method used to make these muffins:
  1. Whisk together the dry ingredients.
  2. Add the liquids to the mixing bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Stir in the chopped dates and walnuts.
  4. Spoon the mixture into a prepared muffin pan.
  5. Sprinkle the tops with a little brown sugar
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Enjoy!
Date and walnut muffins with cinnamon are e a real treat to eat, especially warmed with a slight smear of butter!
close up of muffins with dates and walnuts

These are a great muffin recipe for kids to help you bake!

  • Younger kids can help you measure and mix ingredients.
  • Older kids can help you chop the dates and spoon the batter into the muffin pan.

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Yield: 9 muffins

Cinnamon, Date, and Walnut Muffin Recipe

plate with date walnut muffins

These cinnamon, date, and walnut muffins have a lovely flavor that is perfect for breakfast!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 150 grams flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 50 grams brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup dates, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar, for topping


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon, and oats.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, and oil.
  4. Pour the liquids into the dry ingredients and mix to combine.
  5. Add the chopped dates and walnuts and mix to combine.
  6. Spoon the mixture into prepared muffin cups.
  7. Sprinkle the tops with the 1 tbsp of brown sugar
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes.



Store these muffins covered, at room temperature, for 3-4 days.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 216Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 67mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 4g

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