Muffins, Quick Breads

Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

I’m feeling the need for comfort food and these muffins have just the right amount of sweet, spice and crunch to make me happy :o)

Muffins
2½ cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Streusel Topping
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/3 cup chopped pecans
4 Tbl cold butter, cubed

Preheat oven to 375°. In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, whisk eggs, pumpkin, milk, oil, and vanilla. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in pecans. Fill 12 greased or paper-lined muffin cups approx. 2/3 full.

In small bowl, for streusel topping, combine brown sugar, flour, and chopped pecans. Cut butter into mixture until crumbly. Spoon heaping tablespoon over batter in muffin cups. Bake 20-25 minutes until center of muffins are set. 

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