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Nutty Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

This medley of harvest flavors makes these muffins perfect for cool fall mornings. But my family enjoys them year-round, so I always have the ingredients on hand for fresh-from-the-oven goodness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped cashews or walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, pumpkin, oil and water. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir into pumpkin mixture; mix well. Fold in nuts. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Do not overbake. Cool on wire rack. Yield: about 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 309 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 287 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.