Praline Pumpkin Date Muffins

Praline Pumpkin Date Muffins

Line 12 muffin cups with paper baking cups, bake at 400 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes. This will make 12 standard muffins or 6 jumbo muffins.

1 box date quick bread mix*
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1 egg
1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • If desired, substitute with nut quick bread mix and omit the pecans and decrease baking time by 5 minutes.

Topping
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 6 jumbo muffin cups or line with jumbo size paper baking cups.

In a large bowl combine all muffin ingredients. Stir by hand 50 to 75 strokes or until dry particles are moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. In a small bowl combine all topping ingredients sprinkle evenly over batter.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick or knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes, remove from pan cool completely on wire rack, wrap tightly with plastic wrap, store in refrigerator.