A Sweet Ending: Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Pumpkin spice and everything nice! The base of this recipe is simple and can make a classic pumpkin muffin if you would like. But add the amazing streusel topping that bakes into the top of the muffins and turns a gorgeous golden brown for added yumminess. The muffin is so warm and moist, mostly thanks to the applesauce, and the streusel topping provides a little crunch. Make a double batch and celebrate the new season with your friends, co-workers and neighbors. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

2½ cups all-purpose flour

½ cup rolled oats

4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1½ cups pumpkin puree

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

⅔cup vegetable oil

½ cup applesauce

3 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

For the streusel topping:

¼ cup packed brown sugar

2 Tablespoons butter, softened

2 Tablespoons rolled oats

2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour

 

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease or line 18 muffin cups with paper liners.
  • Combine 2½ cups flour, ½ cup oats, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Whisk pumpkin puree, 1 cup brown sugar, white sugar, vegetable oil, applesauce, eggs and vanilla extract together in a large separate bowl. Stir flour mixture into pumpkin mixture; mix until just incorporated.
  • Beat ¼ cup brown sugar with butter in a bowl until creamy and smooth. Whisk 2 tablespoons oats and 2 tablespoons flour, using a fork, into sugar-butter mixture until streusel topping is crumbly.
  • Pour batter into prepared muffin tin. Sprinkle each muffin with streusel topping.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the middle of the muffin comes out clean. Let cool on a cooling rack and enjoy!
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