Combine first 4 ingredients; set aside. Whisk egg and oil in large bowl until blended. Stir in applesauce, brown sugar and 1/2 tsp. vanilla. Add dry ingredients; stir just until moistened. Stir in carrots.
Spoon into 12 muffin pan cups sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 15 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Mix reduced-fat cream cheese, powdered sugar and remaining vanilla until blended; spread onto muffins.
Garnish with ground cinnamon just before serving.
Since these irresistible muffins are made with better-for-you ingredients, they can become part of your healthful eating plan. And as a bonus, the bright orange carrots are rich in vitamin A.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 27g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.