Sparkling Pumpkin Muffins

Sparkling Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin and cinnamon—a perfect duo for a tasty muffin.

30 min. prep time
12 muffins
141 Rating



2/3 cup sugar
1 cup mashed cooked pumpkin*
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


2 tablespoons coarse grain sugar, if desired


Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups or spray muffin pan cups with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

Combine 2/3 cup sugar and 1/2 cup Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add pumpkin and eggs; continue beating until well mixed. Add all remaining muffin ingredients; stir until well mixed.

Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin pan cups. (Muffin cups will be full.) Bake 17-19 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack.

Brush tops with melted Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread, while muffins are warm. Sprinkle each muffin with 1/2 teaspoon coarse grain sugar. Serve with additional Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread, if desired.


*Substitute 1 cup canned pumpkin.

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin)

Calories: 220

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 240mg

Carbohydrates: 35g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #14998©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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Yummy even before they made it in the oven. slrrp.

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