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Citrus Pecan Muffins

 Citrus Pecan Muffins
"My sister-in-law graciously shared the recipe for these delicious muffins," notes Maya McLane from Valdosta, Georgia.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine biscuit mix and sugar. In a small bowl, beat the
  • egg, orange juice and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until
  • moistened. Fold in pecans and marmalade. Coat muffin cups with
  • cooking spray or use paper liners; fill two-thirds full with batter.
  • Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at
  • 400° for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool 5 minutes; remove to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.

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Citrus Pecan Muffins (continued)

Nutritional Facts: One muffin equals 200 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.