Pumpkin Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping

Kathy's Pumpkin Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping

Ingredients:

1 3/4 cup flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp salt

1 can of pumpkin

2 eggs

1/3 cup canola oil or olive oil

2 apples – peeled then diced

1 cup walnuts

For streusel topping:

1 tbsp cold butter

1/4 cup brown sugar, packed

1/4 cup chopped pecans

Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Mix first 6 ingredients in large bowl. Mix eggs, pumpkin and oil in smaller bowl.  Mix apples and walnuts in smaller bowl. Make the streusel topping by cutting the cold butter into the brown sugar so that it resembles crumbs, then add pecans. Now add the egg – pumpkin mixture to the dry ingredients, mix well. Add apples and walnuts, mix well. Place batter in greased muffin tins. Place a tsp. of streusel topping on each muffin. Bake for 18-22 minutes (use toothpick in center of muffin to test – done when it comes out clean)

Makes 12 muffins.

 

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