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Cinnamon Chip Applesauce Muffins

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
20 Min.
Prep:
16 Min.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Yields:
18 muffins

If you've got weekend brunch on your mind, this Cinnamon Chip Applesauce Muffins recipe pairs well with scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit. These crumbly, moist muffins, topped with a cinnamon chip streusel make a sweet homemade companion for any breakfast or brunch menu. For an extra-indulgent treat, smear them with butter or cream cheese. Got leftovers? Freeze the muffins and reheat them for a quick snack!

Your tastebuds will always rejoice when you bite into freshly baked treats with applesauce in the batter. Like our Cinnamon Chip Applesauce Muffins recipe, this Cinnamon Chip Applesauce Cake recipe may become a family favorite!

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)
  • Cinnamon 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 Cinnamon 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 cinnamon 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.

Cinnamon 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 Cinnamon Chips.

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