1 tablespoon butter

2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1 egg white

1 teaspoon vanilla

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup chopped California walnuts


In glass bowl, melt butter and chocolate in microwave, stirring once, until smooth, about 1 minute.

Stir in applesauce, jam and sugar until well blended.

Lightly beat egg with egg white and vanilla. Stir into chocolate mixture. Gently stir in flour and walnuts.

Use light cooking spray to grease mini muffin pan. Spoon batter into pan, filling to top. Bake in 350°F oven until tester comes out clean, about 10-12 minutes.

Let cool in pan 5 minutes; transfer to rack and cool completely. Repeat with remaining batter.

Recipe courtesy of California Walnuts