Apple Pie Muffins

Apple Pie Muffins


"These buttery fruity muffins are ideal for dessert or fancy weekend breakfast treats."


40 m servings 312 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 312 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.1g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 306 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 12 cup muffin tin or line with paper muffin cups.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together 2 1/4 cups flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate smaller bowl, mix together the egg, buttermilk, 1/2 cup melted butter, vanilla and 1 1/2 cups of brown sugar until sugar has dissolved. Pour into the flour mixture and sprinkle the diced apple into the bowl as well. Stir just until everything is blended. Spoon into the prepared muffin tin, filling the cups to the top.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 1/3 cup flour and cinnamon. Drizzle in 2 tablespoons of melted butter while tossing with a fork until well blended. Sprinkle this over the tops of the muffins.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the tops of the muffins spring back when lightly pressed.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 585 Ratings


Ohhhhh my...I am so happy to be one of the lucky few who chose to make these muffins as Jan (the submitter) intended, and refrained from any modifications, especially adding all kinds of distrac...

Wow, these are awesome! It's like eating apple pie in a muffin! What a perfect name for these moist, delicious, nicely spiced treats. No need for any additional spices, the apple flavor really i...

Amazing muffins. If you are looking for a decadent muffin to serve guests, or just as a special treat, you really should try this recipe. I made these exactly as written and I wouldn't change a ...

My daughter entered these for her first year of 4-H foods and won Reserve Champion!! She added 3 cups of apples, 1 1/2 t cinnamon & 1 t nutmeg to the batter and 1 t cinnamon and 2 dashes nutmeg...

I made this recipe twice. The first time I thought it could use a little more cinnamon taste to the batter, so that next time I mixed a little sugar and cinnamon and tossed the apples in this an...

I thought that these were great. I didn't read the reviews before making them so I didn't add any extra spices to the batter. They were ok coming out of the oven but the next day they were sup...

these are gorgeous muffins! made em exactly as posted and they taste good, but everyone was right about the spices. ill definitely add a little cinnamon and fresh nutmeg to the batter next time....

These were good, but not great. It has a lot of sugar in it. I did add 1 tsp cinnamon and 1/2 tsp nutmeg to the mixture, and then 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/2 tsp nutmeg to the topping. I used ...

Wonderful!!! I made a few changes...for the flour I used 1/2 whole wheat and in the topping I added ground cloves, ginger and nutmeg.