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Nutty Date Muffins

 Nutty Date Muffins
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
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped dates
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt
  • and nutmeg. In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir
  • into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the dates and
  • pecans.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at
  • 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: 6 muffins.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 232 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 211 mg sodium,

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Nutty Date Muffins (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.