Cinnamon Mini Muffins and Cinnamon Butter Recipe
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Cinnamon Mini Muffins and Cinnamon Butter Recipe

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Tuck little muffins inside a recycled foil container decorated with pretty paper for a cute and delicious gift. The cinnamon butter takes it over the top! —Phyllis Kelley, Gainesville, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Additional sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined miniature muffin cups two-thirds full. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until lightly brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, cream butter and cinnamon until fluffy. Spoon into a 1/2-cup serving dish; smooth top. Serve with muffins. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen (1/2 cup butter).
Originally published as Cinnamon Mini Muffins and Cinnamon Butter in Country Woman November/December 1997

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2015

"Very moist."

Reviewed Nov. 5, 2014

"Make with vintage cinnamon and spices"

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"I have been making these muffins since Christmas of '97 when they first appeared in the Country Living magazine. These are my family's favorite muffins. Not too sweet and easy to make a batch...or two for a quick Saturday morning breakfast."

Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"Great Sunday Morning before Church treat!"

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