graham pear muffins

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Teresa Jacobson
from New Orleans, LA

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!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8 Jumbo muffins
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For graham pear muffins

  • 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 lg
    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

How To Make graham pear muffins

  • 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.
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