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Apple Crunch Muffins

These apple-filled muffins taste like little coffee cakes. I sometimes drizzle hot caramel over the muffins and serve them as dessert. —Brenda Betz, Oakland, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    16 muffins

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped tart apple
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In another bowl, beat the eggs, sour cream and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apple. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups one-third full.
  • For topping, combine the walnuts, flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle about two-thirds of the topping over batter. Top with remaining batter; sprinkle with remaining topping.
  • Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted neat the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 234 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 197mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • MidMissouriCook
    Mar 29, 2014

    These were absolutely delicious and I got rave review from my friends! I made these a week ahead and put them in the freezer . They survived thawing very well.

  • snoose72
    Nov 21, 2010

    I would have to say this is not one of my favorites. If I made this again, I would definitely add more cinnamon.

  • Rite4Him
    Jan 17, 2009

    I received rave reviews for these tasty and easy muffins! I used 100% whole wheat flour, too.