Cooking at Home - Cinnamon Sugared Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

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Published Saturday, March 30, 2019

Makes:   12 Servings 

These muffins are made with whole grain bran cereal, pumpkin, pecans and spices. They are the perfect treat for a fall day or any time of year!

Ingredients

  • 8 tablespoons sugar (divided)
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon (divided)
  • 1 cup bran flakes
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. Combine 2 Tablespoons sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cereal and milk and set aside for 5 minutes.
  4. Combine 6 Tablespoons sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, flour, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl. Whisk pumpkin, egg and vanilla into cereal.
  5. Fold in dry mixture; being careful not to over mix. Spoon into prepared pan and sprinkle with pecans and sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Source: Ohio State University Cooperative Extension, Ross County Extension Office.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 125 

Total Fat 2 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16 mg

Sodium 223 mg

Total Carbohydrate 23 g

Dietary Fiber 2 g

Total Sugars 11 g

Added Sugars included 9 g

Protein 3 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 109 mg

Iron 1 mg

Potassium 116 mg