My muffins are a frequent request from everyone in the family. I usually make them on Sunday nights, so when we're running late on weekday mornings, the kids can grab these to eat on the bus. —Irene Wayman, Grantsville, Utah
These tender banana muffins are so full of chocolate chips that folks won't realize they're made with wholesome oats and whole wheat flour. Kristine Sims of St Joseph, Michigan likes to bake a batch to enjoy in the morning...or anytime.
Round out breakfast in bed with these yummy muffins from Vineland, New Jersey’s TerryAnn Moore. “I like to serve them warm with cream cheese, orange marmalade or jellied whole cranberry sauce…and a pitcher of mimosas!” she notes.
To me, a perfect day includes time in the kitchen baking a batch of goodies...and my husband would agree! I keep some of these muffins in the freezer for a fast anytime snack.—Janice Christofferson, Eagle River, Wisconsin
In Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Lauren Heyn bakes up these yummy treats. Lots of banana flavor and plenty of chocolate chips "disguise" the whole wheat taste in these moist muffins. They're perfect for breakfast or an anytime snack.
These muffins are a recreation from a recipe passed down from my mother-in-law. I made the muffins lighter and used half whole wheat flour to add more fiber. They're a great nutritious way to start your day. —Virginia Sollitt
Minced gingerroot and dried orange peel enhance the taste of these spiced muffins. I especially love the whipped ginger butter served with these holiday treats. —Susan Bracken, State College, Pennsylvania
These muffins are easy to make and can be mixed in just two bowls, making cleanup speedy. This is a pleasant-tasting date muffin with a nice texture, compatible with many meals. —Deborah Ader, Sullivan, Indiana
Bursting with poppy seeds, these luscious muffins from Donna Gonda of North Canton, Ohio are filled and drizzled with lots of lemony flavor. They’re great with coffee or tea and couldn’t be much easier to whip up. TIP: For a special after-school treat, Donna bakes them in mini muffin pans and serves with hot chocolate.
Rhonda Urich was thrilled when we lightened up her Morning Glory Muffins. “In fact, I made a double batch because they freeze so well,” she writes from Loveland, Colorado. “My family can’t wait to have them again, and I’m adding this makeover recipe to my list of favorites.”