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Apple Crisp Muffins

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Ingredients

for the muffins

  • 1 medium apple
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

for the crumble

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 4 tablespoons butter, chilled

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 12 muffin cups with muffin linings. Set aside.
  2. Peel 1 medium apple, then grate it on a large holed grater.
  3. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract. Fold in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Fold in shredded apples.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine crumble ingredients- brown sugar, flour, oatmeal, cinnamon, and a pinch of nutmeg. Use a pastry cutter to work in butter until texture resembles a fine sand.
  5. Scoop batter into muffin cups, spreading evenly between 12 muffin cups. Crumble oatmeal topping over batter.
  6. Bake muffins for 20-25 minutes, then allow to cool sightly before serving!