1 ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup cooked, mashed pumpkin
½ cup skim milk
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
vegetable cooking spray
1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Make a well in center of mixture.
2. Combine pumpkin and next 3 ingredients; stir well. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Spoon into muffin pans coated with cooking spray, filling three-fourths full.
3. Bake at 425º for 20 minutes.
4. Remove from pans immediately; serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes about 1 dozen muffins (approximately 138 calories each).
Nutrition facts per 1 muffin: about 4.3 g protein, 3.6 g fat, 22.5 g carbohydrate, 0 mg cholesterol, 1.6 mg iron, 117 mg sodium, 70 mg calcium