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Apple Cheddar Muffins

 Apple Cheddar Muffins
If you like tart apples and cheese, you'll love these moist, merry muffins. My family insists I make them for the holiday, but they're so easy to fix that I often whip up a batch or two on camping and canoe trips as well.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and chopped


  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients; stir in 1 cup
  • cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese. In a small bowl, beat the egg,
  • buttermilk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Fold in apples.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Sprinkle
  • with the remaining cheddar cheese. Bake at 400° for 20-22
  • minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes
  • before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 222 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 288 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.