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these things are SUPER moist, thanks to the yoghurt. With extra cinnamon and crunchy oats on top. And they have plump little dates in the middle, which are always a delightful surprise.



Total time

40 minutes


Breakfast, Dessert


  • 1¼ cup ground old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter (melted)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste ({or extract} )
  • 6 oz nonfat Greek yogurt ({plain or vanilla})
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 7 pitted dates (chopped)
  • ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter (melted)
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • streusel


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare muffin tin with liners. Combine ground oats, rolled oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. Mix until incorporated.

    In a separate bowl, beat brown sugar and butter until fluffy. Add eggs in, one at a time, until beaten. Whisk in vanilla extract until smooth. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with Greek yoghurt, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

    If the batter is thick, stir in 2 Tbsp. milk. Fold in chopped dates. Spoon batter into muffin tin liners, filling ¾ of the way to the top. In a small bowl, combine streusel ingredients.

    Top each muffin with 1 Tbsp. streusel. Place in oven and bake 22-27 minutes, until toothpick in centre comes out clean. Cool muffins for 10 minutes and remove from pan.
  2. View the recipe instructions at The Gourmet RD

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