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Cinnamon-Sugar Mini Muffins Recipe
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Cinnamon-Sugar Mini Muffins Recipe

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These delightful little muffins are rich and buttery. You can also make them in regular-sized muffin tins...just bake a little longer.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Melted butter and cinnamon-sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 144 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 183 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Beat in milk. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture just until moistened.
  2. Fill greased miniature muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Dip muffins in melted butter, then roll in cinnamon-sugar. Serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Cinnamon-Sugar Mini Muffins in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p174

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 144 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 183 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 4, 2014

"These are very tasty, and they quickly disappeared. However, they definitely didn't make 2 dozen."

Reviewed Nov. 11, 2013

"Super easy, not a lot of ingredients and what is on the list are items that most people have in the house already. The taste was excellent. I made these for our school lunches. I followed the recipe but made them into mini muffins. The girls loved them!"

Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

"My little sister made the recipe she got from school but I forgot to get it from her so I stumbled across this recipe....two words....ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!!! The consistency of these where more light and fluffy than my sister's...more of a cake than muffin! I did add my own twist though, a little vanilla flavor to taste:-)....they are great!!!! I'll definitely be making then again"

Reviewed Mar. 14, 2012

"Very very good. They are moist, tender and sugary and cinnamonny. They don't last long that is for sure, your won't be disappointed in these little gems. The only thing I changes was that I used reduced fat imperial margarine to dip the tops in and then coat with sugar mixture, save alittle fat and still great!"

Reviewed Jul. 24, 2011

"What a wonderfully easy and delicious recipe! I have tried several cinnamon sugar recipes but none have impressed me until this one. My family devoured the entire batch in about 2 minutes. Thank goodness they left me one :) I'll be making this again and again!"

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