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Cherry Vanilla Mini Muffins

Mini muffins are great for packing into lunch boxes, having on hand for after-school snacks and eating on the road. These sweet and colorful muffins are easy to prepare, so they're ideal for busy days. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    about 2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, chopped

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, beat the egg, yogurt, butter and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cherries.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined miniature muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 400° for 13-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 127 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • kristenhandshoe01
    Jan 27, 2010

    These were just ok for us. They were good if you bit directly into a cherry but other than that we found them to be really bland. Sorry.