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Sweet Onion Muffins Recipe

Sweet Onion Muffins Recipe

These savory muffins are wonderful alongside any main dish and also make a great snack warm or cold. It's hard to stop eating them. I've been cooking for 60 years, and this recipe from my niece is one of my favorites. -Mildred Spinn, Cameron, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat eggs, onion and butter until blended; stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in walnuts.
  • 2. Fill greased or paper-lined miniature muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 3 dozen mini muffins or 1 dozen regular muffins.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Reviews for Sweet Onion Muffins

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Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"Awesome muffins! I bake these alot because they're simple to make and requested often. I use regular onions and usually skip the walnuts. Also nice that they can be prepared using one bowl. I like making the bite-size mini muffins."

Reviewed Mar. 18, 2013

"These are delicious! Have made them many times. I leave out the nuts and at 1 tbsp. water to the batter. These have become a regular in my kitchen!"

Reviewed Dec. 18, 2011

"Awesome recipe, my husband and I love it. I am recommending this to my family and friends. Leslee, Toronto, ON"

Reviewed Jun. 8, 2010

"A family favorite! Even my kids who don't like onions like these muffins. They're great paired with soups and stews, pot roast or pork roast, or even just for snacking."

Reviewed Sep. 8, 2009

"These muffins are simple to make, and really good. They actually are sweet, which means even kids love them."

Reviewed May. 23, 2009

"We love these, and make them often for breakfast. Serve them with scrambled eggs--yum!"

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