Apple-Pecan Muffins are included in our rotating menu that we serve at Linn Park on Thursdays.
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup natural applesauce
1 (8-oz.) container sour cream
3 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 apple, peeled, cored, and chopped
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
- Beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Add in eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Beat in vanilla, applesuace, and sour cream.
- Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Stir in pecans.
- Divide batter among 24 muffin cups, coated with vegetable cooking spray.
- Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until done.