• Kanning Kathy

Pumpkin Pecan Muffins




Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 cup pumpkin puree

2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

1 cup milk

2 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

2 cups all-purpose flour



Directions:


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except the flour. Beat until well blended. Slowly add flour while continuing to mix. Do not over mix.†


In a lightly greased or lined muffin pan, spoon in batter to 2/3 full.


Bake at 350F for 20 minutes or until golden and inserted toothpick comes out clean.† Cool completely



OPTIONAL TOPPING:


1/4 cup butter, cubed

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup pecans, chopped

1/4 cup all-purpose flour



In a small bowl, combine everything. Using a pastry blender or two knives 'cut' ingredients to mix until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter before baking.