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Glazed Cinnamon Apple Muffins

 Glazed Cinnamon Apple Muffins
Apple, pecans and coconut give these cinnamon-spiced muffins a hearty texture. They're tender and delicious baked in paper liners or greased muffin cups. —Carol, Stine, Dayton, Ohio
11 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg. Stir in milk. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and
  • cinnamon; add to creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in the
  • apple, pecans and coconut.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at
  • 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan
  • to a wire rack. Combine glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle over

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Glazed Cinnamon Apple Muffins (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • muffins. Serve warm. Yield: 11 muffins.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 243 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 240 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.