Graham Pear Muffins

Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

These are moist and flavorful. A great use for fresh pears. I love the hint of graham to go with that sweet pear taste. And they come out so pretty!


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Serves:

8 Jumbo muffins

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
finely diced pears, peeled & cored ( can use canned but drain well & pat dry)
1/4 c
crushed graham crackers
2 1/4 c
flour
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
ground allspice
1 1/2 tsp
freshly ground flax seed (optional)
1/2 c
margarine or butter
1 c
plain yogurt or light sour cream
2 large
eggs
1/3 c
sliced almonds

CRUMB TOPPING:

2 Tbsp
flour
2 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp
graham cracker crumbs
1 Tbsp
margarine or butter
1/4 tsp
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a muffin tin with nonstick spray or line with paper liners. In a large bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, allspice and ground flax seed. Cut in butter until crumbly.
2
In a separate bowl, whisk together yogurt and eggs.
3
Fold egg mixture, pears and almonds into dry ingredients just until combined.
4
Scoop into prepared muffin tin. Combine topping ingredients in a small bowl and sprinkle over batter.
5
Bake in preheated oven for 25-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy