Applesauce Spice Muffins

Applesauce Spice Muffins

1 c Butter; softened
2 c Sugar
2 Eggs
2 c Applesauce
4 c Flour
2 ts Baking soda
1 tb Cinnamon
2 ts Allspice
1/2 ts Cloves
1 c Chopped pecans
Powered sugar to sprinkle on top

Cream butter, add sugar. Add eggs, beating after each. Add applesauce, mix well. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients. Add to creamed mixture, beat till smooth. Stir in pecans. Grease muffin tins (or use paper liners) and fill 3/4 full. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Transfer from pan to wire rack. Sprinkle muffin tops with powdered sugar.

For mini muffins: grease 1 3/4 inch muffin pans. Fill 3/4 full. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.