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Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

Apple cinnamon muffins sound like fall to me. It seems like summer just started, but that’s not reality. A lot of kids go back to school this week, and fall is creeping up. Part of me looks forward to all the apple and pumpkin treats that come along with fall. Hot chocolate, hoodies, boots, and fires in the fireplace – okay, I am totally ready. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own.

Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

Makes 16 muffins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe


  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine, chilled and diced
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 1/2 t. baking powder
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2/3 c buttermilk (or milk)
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 2 apples cored, peeled and finely chopped
Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe
Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe


  1. Combine 1 1/3 cups flour, brown sugar, and margarine in a large bowl.
  2. Mix with a pastry blender until mixture is the consistency of fine crumbs.
  3. Set aside 1/4 cup for topping and add remaining flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt to the same bowl. Mix well.
  4. Slowly stir in milk or buttermilk, egg, vanilla, and apples and stir until just moistened.
  5. Evenly divide batter among 16 greased muffin cups.
  6. Sprinkle with reserved topping
  7. Bake at 400° for 20 to 24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

Yum. If you like apples and cinnamon, give these muffins a try. They are great to make for company, or just for a snack for your household. I know my grandparents have a tree that produces hundreds of apples all at once. We are always looking for recipes to use up all the apples before they go bad. This muffin recipe will be high on that list.

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Do you think you would like these apple cinnamon muffins?

Anita L

Sunday 18th of October 2015

I am certain that I would love these muffins! I actually have all the ingredients right now too, so I may just try this later! Thanks so much for sharing :) Posting to my Pintrest page now!

Cami v

Friday 16th of October 2015

Yumm this looks the recipe I have been searching for.. thanks they look and sounds delicious

Julie Waldron

Thursday 8th of October 2015

These look so good & would be a great quick breakfast on the go. My family would love them.

Marnie G

Tuesday 6th of October 2015

These look delicious --- especially during apple season. I wonder if you could leave the peel on a soft apple (like Golden Delicious)?

Keri Justice

Saturday 19th of September 2015

Yumm! Love apples and cinnamon. Such a great combo for fall can't wait to try these out.