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
If you like tart apples and cheese, you'll love these moist, merry muffins. My family insists I make them for the holiday, but they're so easy to fix that I often whip up a batch or two on camping and canoe trips as well.
“This is a great recipe that can be mixed in minutes the night before or in the morning for a speedy breakfast,” says Beth Oliver from Waterford, Wisconsin. “Oats and orange juice give the muffins unique flavor, and applesauce makes them a bit lighter.”
When my sister and I spent the night at our grandmother's house, we often requested these muffins for breakfast. Today, I bake them for my kids. The very aroma is a trip down memory lane. —Kris Michels, Walled Lake, Michigan
Muffins are one of my favorite things to bake, and these are the best. I always keep some in the freezer for breakfast on the run. I can zap one in the microwave before I head out the door. —Kelly Kirby
Westville, Nova Scotia
Delightfully different and studded with dates and walnuts, these quick muffins from Judy Cunningham in Max, North Dakota round out any autumn meal and are also great with coffee or as a snack.
TIP: FROZEN MUFFINS STAY DELICIOUS FOR UP TO 3 MONTHS.
Mary Pleasant of Humble, Texas needs just a few ingredients to make these fragrant corn muffins that start with a handy mix. "I found the recipe years ago," she comments. "It's been a favorite ever since."
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are the hidden surprise in these fun little muffins from Joan Dobry of Hardy, Arkansas. "They are wonderful warm from the oven, when the chocolaty surprise is smooth and creamy," she says. "And just about everyone loves the combination of chocolate and peanut butter."
I'm always on the lookout for recipes using garden produce. Although I'm the only one in our family who likes tomatoes, my husband and daughter love these muffins. They have a yummy spice flavor, and the tomatoes keep them moist.