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Pecan Pear Muffins

 Pecan Pear Muffins
These muffins are delicious! Chock-full of pears, pecans and down-home goodness, the moist sweet treats are terrific with a glass of cold milk or a steaming cup of coffee. -Laura Ward, Las Vegas, Nevada
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 4 cups chopped peeled ripe pears (about 6 medium)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and
  • salt. In another bowl, combine the eggs, oil and vanilla; stir into
  • dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the pears and pecans.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for
  • 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5
  • minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield:
  • about 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 259 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.