Pumpkin Oat Muffins Recipe
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Pumpkin Oat Muffins Recipe

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It isn't considered Thanksgiving or Christmas in my house until these are on the table. Enjoy the flavors of pumpkin-pie in easy-to-eat muffin form. &mdashMrs. Carol Hale, Sarver, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 204 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Combine the egg, pumpkin, milk and oil; add to the dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in oats and raisins.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour and pie spice; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle 1 rounded teaspoonful over each muffin. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  3. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Pumpkin Oat Muffins in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p52

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Sunshinebakerpa User ID: 7360500 260050
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2017

"I was not impressed with these. My family prefers the pumpkin-apple streusel muffins. They have more flavour and are very moist."

chrissellscandles User ID: 2752798 255696
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2016

"These are really good and moist. The topping is great, too. I made them in the larger muffin tins to get six big ones."

CarebearNJ User ID: 8951344 255227
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2016

"A bit dense on day 2, but that happens to lots of muffins. Really good flavor and definitely hit that seasonal craving :)"

airuscopeland User ID: 6689655 255110
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2016

"I used half cup of oats. A wonderful recipe."

yuehching User ID: 224401 206137
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2014

"Glad I doubled the recipe. Everyone enjoyed these moist, tender and delicious muffins. They are great for breakfast or snack. Definitely I will make this again soon for family gathering."

MaireMc User ID: 8011205 58836
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"So very good. I changed the raisins to currants an added nuts. Perfect with coffee for breakfast."

sdoak User ID: 6617206 83328
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

"These Pumpkin Oat Muffins are my family and my daughters friends favorite. It took me several Pumpkin Muffins to find the perfect one. I make these all year round. I can't keep them on the plate!"

FrHornist User ID: 6181986 83319
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2013

"I made this without raisins and it was great!"

greenpickles17 User ID: 5907887 54281
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

"Instead of the oil I used unsweetened applesauce. It made the muffins a little healthier."

ArtsyAve User ID: 7133407 58833
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2013

"I was looking for something without so much flour... and these are a great choice. Not too sweet (I'm not a "sweet muffin" fan) but also not at all bland. I'm not a fan of raisins so I put in choc chips for my son... he can't eat enough of 'em! I would highly recommend doubling it... made 19 good muffins."

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