“When making muffins from a mix, I top each muffin with a teaspoon of brown sugar and a few slivered almonds before baking,” suggests Elaine C. of Warren, Michigan. “They taste like they came from a bakery.”
I created these easy muffins after I'd stocked up on too much candy and banana bread mix. My family loves the peanut-butter surprise, and these muffins were a huge hit at a church potluck. —Teresa Heavilin, Kokomo, Indiana
With a single banana bread mix, Beth Kosko bakes three different kinds of muffins using chocolate chips, walnuts and coconut. "I came up with this idea for a brunch where I wanted a variety of treats but not lots of leftovers," she pens from Ansonia, Connecticut.