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Delightful Apple Spice Muffins Recipe

Delightful Apple Spice Muffins

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"These moist muffins are really small, that's what makes them cute! The spiciness makes them delightfully delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 16 small muffins Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F (175 degrees C). Line a mini muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs, and beat until smooth. Blend in cinnamon, allspice, baking powder, and baking soda. Alternately add in a half cup of applesauce, one cup of flour, remaining applesauce, and remaining flour. Stir until just blended together. Pour batter into muffin cups 2/3's of the way full.
  3. Bake in preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 17 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 12, 2005

Excellent... Very tastey...** Ok a few notes.. I leave it up to you.... - I did the mix, all wet ingredients and then all dry ingredients... A normal muffin like mixture. - I used brown sugar in place of regular sugar, taste better.. - I also used 1 cup of regular flour and 1/2 cup whole wheat.. I imagine you can use all whole wheat, if you like. Up to you... - I have to bake them for longer than 17 mins, I baked them for 20-25 mins and they were perfect. - I also added 1/2 teaspoon NUTMEG, as I ran out of ALLSPICE. :-) Ok.. those my notes...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2003

I changed a few things 1/2 the amount of margarine and added 2/3cup of brown sugar and 1/2 tsp. of allspice instead of the whole amount.

Aug 29, 2006

A quick easy muffin. Few changes: Used all butter, all brown sugar, did half whole wheat and half all purpose flour, added 1/4 tsp. vanilla and 1 small finely chopped apple, raisens and 1 Tbsp. Wheat Germ. This made 18 medium size muffins. It's a keeper

Apr 11, 2003

Wow, this recipe was so easy and my 3 year old loved it. I lowered the butter by half and added a touch more applsauce. I didn't have allspice on hand, so I used cinnimon and ground cloves. I also used cinnamon applsauce. Very tasty and healty treat.

Jul 21, 2006

I used another reviewer's suggestion & made 6 jumbo muffins; I added 1/4 t. salt and a streusel topping, and they were delicious. My husband thought they were great and suggested I add nuts next time. I love the texture, and even though it is reminiscent of spice cake, it has a nice texture and that good old-time muffin flavor. I will definitely use this again as mini-muffins for my grand-kids and also try it as a coffee cake in a 9" baking pan. I gave it 5 stars for taste, texture, & versatility.

Oct 05, 2006

Delicious! Especially straight out of the oven! Due to personal preference I used 1/2 wheat and 1/2 white flours and all brown sugar (this just screamed to me that it wanted a touch of molasses). To lighten this up, I might even try using 1/2 butter called for and subbing in extra applesauce. But some butter needs to be here--it completely adds to the flavor! YUMMY! Thanks!

Apr 11, 2003

Yum! Simple to make & just the right size for a different type of bread or muffin to add to a nice dinner party or brunch!

Oct 22, 2007

Tried these out for my kids' school snack and they were great! Whole family loved the flavor! After reading the reviews & checking what was in my kitchen I made these changes: used 1/4 cup unsalted butter ~ substituted 2/3 cup brown sugar for white sugar ~ substituted 1/2 tsp. nutmeg for the allspice (didn't have any). For the batter: 1) mixed butter, brown sugar, eggs, and applesauce ~ 2) separately sifted together dry ingredients ~ 3) pour wet mix into dry mix and stirred just until blended. Recipe made 24 mini muffins. Next time I will: use 1 cup all-purpose flour & ½ cup whole wheat flour ~ use either chunky applesauce or add chopped apple pieces.


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  • Calories
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 175 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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