Cherry Almond Muffins (Gift Mix in a Jar)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Mom2Rose

Gift jar directions at bottom of the recipe - add onto a recipe card and attach to the gift! Or skip the gift making and indulge yourself with this treat!! NOTE: This recipe is to be prepared one QUART size wide mouth canning jar and will yield 12 muffins.

Top Review by RobinS57

This recipe was delicious and worked well with fat free yogurt. I agree with the other reviewer that at sea level, you need to add additional liquid.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  2. Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  3. Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, baking powder, soda, salt, oatmeal, brown sugar, cherries and then almonds - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
  4. Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  5. CHERRY ALMOND MUFFINS GIFT TAG:
  6. Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1 cup vanilla flavored yogurt, 1/4 cup vegetable oil and 1 egg.
  7. CHERRY ALMOND MUFFIN INSTRUCTIONS:
  8. Preheat oven to 375.
  9. In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, oil and egg.
  10. Add the contents of the jar, and stir until just mixed; do not overstir.
  11. Spoon the batter into greased or papered muffin tins, filling each cup two-thirds full.
  12. Bake for 20-25minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  13. Cool for 10 minutes in the tin, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  14. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

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