Apple Butter Filled Spiced Muffins
chopped pecans or walnuts
1Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease or line muffin cups, set aside...I used silicone cups.
Combine sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice in a small bowl.
2Mix 2 tablespoon sugar mixture with pecans & set aside.
3Add the flour, baking powder and salt to the remaining sugar mixture.
4In a small bowl, combine milk, oil and egg and mix until well blended.
Stir this into the flour mixture and blend just until moistened.
5Spoon 1 tablespoon of batter into each muffin cup.
6Now, spoon 1 tsp apple butter into each cup. Spoon remaining batter over top of each muffin.
7Sprinkle each muffin with reserved pecan mixture evenly.
8Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until golden brown and pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool on wire rack.