Cinnamon-Sugar Mini Muffins

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.


2 dozen

Updated: Oct. 14, 2023
These delightful mini muffins are rich and buttery. You can also make these treats in regular-size muffin tins—just bake them a little longer. —Jan Lundberg, Nashville, Indiana
Cinnamon-Sugar Mini Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup cinnamon sugar


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg. Beat in milk. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture just until moistened.
  2. Fill greased miniature muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Dip muffins in melted butter, then roll in cinnamon-sugar. Serve warm.

Cinnamon Sugar Mini Muffins Tips

How can you make these mini muffins regular-size?

Just fill regular-size muffin tins about 2/3 full with batter and bake at 350°F for 18-20 minutes. Or make this cinnamon muffins recipe instead.

How do you store Cinnamon Sugar Mini Muffins?

You can store muffins for up to three days at room temperature or for three months in the freezer. Here's how to freeze muffins.

What are some mix-ins you can add to Cinnamon Sugar Mini Muffins?

Add a filling, like the one in this cinnamon doughnut muffins recipe. Or drizzle a glaze over them, inspired by this coffee cake muffins recipe.

Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor, and Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 muffin: 116 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 114mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.