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Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Muffins Recipe

Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Muffins Recipe

There's a lip-smacking surprise in the center of each of these yummy muffins. Our Test Kitchen staff made them simple to prepare, so you can easily bake them up for family and friends.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup thawed apple juice concentrate
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat chunky peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup strawberry spreadable fruit


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Combine the eggs, apple juice concentrate, peanut butter, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray. Spoon half of the batter into cups. Spoon about 1-1/4 teaspoons spreadable fruit into the center of each; top with remaining batter.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin equals 225 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.