Honey Oat Muffins

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup flour
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg 2/3 cup milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil or any type
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries, optional
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional

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