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Apple Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Apple Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

The combination of apples and pumpkin makes this recipe a perfect treat for cool autumn day. The muffins are great for breakfast or dessert. —Beth Knapp, Littleton, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine eggs, pumpkin and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apples. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 221 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.