North Carolina Applesauce Muffins

Total Time
35mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
15 mins

These muffins are great for breakfast, snack, or any time!! Really moist, deliciously spicy, and lightly sweet -- they are filling yet not heavy at all, and they have such a nice crunch from the sliced almonds. Healthy and yummy. They received an emphatic stamp of approval from the Picky Sibling Taste-Tester Association (though one of the extremely persnickety members did ask that the nuts be ommitted next time). :) The original recipe is from The American Country Inn and Bed & Breakfast Cookbook, and the book's authors got it from the Havenshire Inn in Hendersonville, NC. The batter keeps well in the fridge, and baked muffins freeze well. I think these would be really good with chunky applesauce as well.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar together.
  2. Beat in egg.
  3. Stir in applesauce and spices.
  4. Combine salt, baking soda, and flour in separate bowl; add to wet ingredients and beat well.
  5. Stir in nuts.
  6. Divide batter between 12 sprayed muffin tins and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until test done.
  7. Cool slightly on rack before serving.