Whole Wheat-Applesauce Pancakes

Whole Wheat-Applesauce Pancakes

Show someone they're the apple of your eye with these applesauce pancakes made with apple pie spice! They make a delicious breakfast-in-bed treat for mom or dad or a nutritious start to your preschooler's day.

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Whole Wheat-Applesauce Pancakes
Parent Supervision Needed
This recipe requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or hot pans.
Healthy Pick
This recipe is a healthy choice for your preschooler. Prepare it together to familiarize your child with its good-for-you ingredients.
Allergy Alert
This recipe contains one or more of the following common food allergens: dairy, nuts, soy, wheat, or eggs.
30 Minutes or Less
Start to finish, this recipe requires only a half-hour or less to make!

Servings: 6

Prep Time: 15 min.

Cook Time: 3 min. per batch


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. apple pie spice
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 4 tsp. vegetable oil


  1. Step 1

    Kids can help combine the flours, sugar, baking powder, salt, and apple pie spice together in a bowl. Whisk until well blended.

  2. Step 2

    Combine the egg, milk, applesauce, and butter in a 2-cup measuring cup. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture. Whisk until just smooth.

  3. Step 3

    Pour about a teaspoon of the vegetable oil in a large skillet. With a paper towel, spread the oil all over the bottom of the skillet. Heat skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Step 4

    Spoon about 1 tbsp. of the batter into the hot pan, about 2 inches apart. Cook until pancakes bubble on the top and are golden brown on the bottom, about 1 to 2 minutes. Turn pancakes over and continue cooking until golden, about 1 minute longer. Add another teaspoon of oil and continue cooking pancake batter and adding oil to pan as necessary.

  5. Step 5

    Serve pancakes with sliced fruit, applesauce, and maple syrup.

Nurtition Facts

  • Calories: 213
  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Sodium: 312mg
  • Total Carbs: 29g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Protein: 6g
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