Apple Streusel Muffins

You can use this streusel topping for many things like, cookies, coffee cake, pies, pancake batter, or over ice cream.

Serves: 12 / Difficulty Level: 1

Recipe Source: Grandma Dee
Cooking Time: 20-25 min
Where To Cook: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F



  • 1 large tart sweet apple
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp sugar, granulated
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 Tbsp oil


  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, soft
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped

Grease muffins tins or line with paper muffin liners.
Peel and chop apple. Mix together brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; toss with apple, coat well.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and granulated sugar. Combine egg, milk and oil, then pour into the dry ingredients. Stir only until moist. Do not over-mix. Fold in apple and spice mixture. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tins. Fill each cup about 2/3's full. Sprinkle with desired amount Streusel Topping. Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes or so. Makes 12 muffins.

Preheat oven to 350° F. Stir together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar and salt. Add butter and blend with fork until crumbly. Stir in pecans. Press palm full of streusel, clump together and put on baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes, until firm and golden brown. Cool on baking sheet.

Coarsely chop and store in airtight container until ready to use.
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