If you like pumpkin, you'll love these moist muffins from Mary Ann Taylor of Rockwell, Iowa. With an appealing streusel topping and tender apple bits throughout, they make a great accompaniment to a harvest meal or a handy breakfast on the run.
Late September is a great time to enjoy the harvest from local apple orchards. Our city hosts the annual Applejack Festival, which draws thousand to try various apple specialties. This is one of my favorites.—Judi Klee, Nebraska City, Nebraska
"Even if you're like me and don't care for yogurt, you'll love these apple muffins," promises Cheri Huff of Litchfield, Michigan. "I sometimes individually wrap them in colored plastic wrap and tie them with a ribbon to sell at bake sales or share with others.