I'm giving this 5 stars even though I changed some things, because I think it's a great recipe to start with and so easy to customize. I was looking for a way to get more fruit and veggies into my kids, so I did all the basic "healthy" changes as noted by others: used all whole wheat flour, added about 1/4 cup ground flaxseed, cut back on the sugar (1/2 cup each), used 1.5 tsp cinnamon and added 1/2 tsp nutmeg, subbed unsweetened applesauce for 1/2 the oil, and didn't do the cream cheese filling (it sounded good, but honestly I was feeling lazy). The muffins have a nice taste and texture, though next time I think I'll grate the carrots more finely and also shred the coconut more in the food processor, because the long strands of each were a bit unappealing in the muffin. I think carrots grated on a box grater would be the perfect "shred" size, but I used my shredding disc on the processor and they were kind of big. The verdict: both kids INHALED them! I have a fairly picky 16-month-old who is not a big veggie fan and she was shoveling handfuls of muffin into her mouth. Score!
P.S. they also froze very well, although I didn't really need to freeze them as the kids are eating them so fast.
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I'm giving this 5 stars even though I changed some things, because I think it's a great recipe...