Candy Apple Muffins

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READY IN: 38mins
Recipe by Marie

This is a very unique muffin recipe that has diced apples, applesauce and red hot cinnamon candies in it with a streusel topping. These are yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Line 16 muffin cups with cupcake liners.
  3. In large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; mix with fingers to break up sugar lumps.
  4. In separate small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of the flour mixture with 2-1/2 tablespoons of the butter.
  5. Mix with fingers until crumbly and set aside to use as streusel topping.
  6. Melt remaining butter in small pan over low heat.
  7. Cool slightly, then whisk in applesauce and eggs.
  8. To flour mixture remaining in large bowl, stir in baking soda, nutmeg and salt.
  9. Add diced apple, then butter-applesauce mixture; stir until dry ingredients are almost combined.
  10. Add cinnamon candies and stir lightly; do not overmix.
  11. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full.
  12. Sprinkle muffins with streusel topping.
  13. Bake 18 minutes or until browned and tops spring back when lightly pressed.
  14. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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