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Butterscotch Chip Applesauce Muffins

Details

Time
1 hour 20 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
18 muffins

Adding applesauce makes muffins extra soft and moist. Adding butterscotch chips and a butterscotch streusel gives them a warm sweetness. Since this recipe has all those things, it's sure to be a huge hit.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
16 minutes
Bake Time
20 minutes
Cool Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup

    sugar

  • 2 tsps

    baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • 1/4 tsp

    ground cinnamon

  • 1

    egg, slightly beaten

  • 1/2 cup

    milk

  • 1/4 cup

    vegetable oil

  • 3/4 cup

    chunky applesauce

  • 1/2 cup

    chopped nuts (optional)

  • Butterscotch Streusel:

  • 1/4 cup

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup

    packed light brown sugar

  • 2 Tbsps

    butter or margarine, softened

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
muffin cup tin
muffin cup tin
muffin cups
muffin cups
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wire rack
wire rack
1

Prepare Butterscotch Streusel; set aside. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.

2

Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in large bowl. Add egg, milk and oil; stir just until blended. Stir in butterscotch chips, applesauce and nuts, if desired. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon streusel mixture on top of each muffin.

3

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove to wire rack.

Butterscotch Streusel: 

Combine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar and 2 tablespoons softened butter or margarine in small bowl; mix with fork until crumbly. Stir in 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips.

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