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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

" APPLE GRANOLA MUFFINS "

2 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1/2 cup granola
1 cup Granny Smith apples, unpeeled and shredded
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup raisins, optional

(An additional 2 tablespoons each of brown sugar and sugar)

Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease twelve 3-by-1 -1/2-inch muffin cups.

In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.

In another large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar, sugar, sour cream, milk, vanilla and eggs. Add butter mixture to flour mixture and mix lightly. Fold in granola, apples, walnuts and raisins. Don't over mix. Spoon mixture evenly into prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle each muffin with the brown sugar and sugar mixture.

Bake for 20 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the center of one of the muffins comes out clean.

Yields: 12 muffins

17 comments:

  1. This looks so Good right now. I am hungry! I am going to remember this for Sunday Mornings!

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  2. These sound fabulous! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. These look yummy! Perfect for a fall breakfast or brunch.

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  4. This recipe sounds really good!! I'll give it a try. I love to serve muffins to my family and especially when we have company.
    Have a great evening.
    Karen
    Ladybug Creek

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  5. So are these healthy for you?! I was thinking maybe since the whole "granola" thing, but then I saw all the other ingredients! haha.

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  6. Looks yummy! A nice Fall muffin.

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Mary Ellen
    The Working Home Keeper

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  7. love apples and granola -- and muffins!! these sound like a great breakfast.

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  8. YUMMY I love all the apple recipes I'm finding this week.

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  9. Geri, thank you for your kind comments! Your recipes look really good. I will try some of them and hopefully my baking skills will improve. I need all the help I can get with my baking! Do you have pictures of the rosaries you make??

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  10. Geri!

    Thanks for commenting on my post! I would sure love to have some of those muffins tomorrow morning for breakfast! yumm!!!!

    Jes

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  11. These look healthy and delicious. I also hesitate to use granola for an ingredient because of the calories. This doesn't seem to bad in the calorie department and they look wonderful.

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  12. This sounds so delicious! I am definitely subbing because I have a feeling I'll get some great dinner ideas from you! I'm always looking for those!

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  13. I love granny smith apples. These muffins sound so good!

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