Apricot Muffins

Add a special touch to classic cinnamon streusel muffins by including fruit.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ cinnamon streusel muffin mix
3/4
cup milk
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs
1/2
cup chopped dried apricots
1/3
cup golden raisins
1 1/2
teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 Heat oven to 425ºF. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups, or grease bottoms only of muffin cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir Muffin Mix, milk, oil, eggs, apricots, raisins and 1 teaspoon of the orange peel just until blended. Divide batter among muffin cups (each about two-thirds full). In small bowl, stir together Streusel and remaining 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel; sprinkle over batter.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until muffins are golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.

Expert Tips

If you like nuts, stir about 1/2 cup of your favorite chopped nuts into the batter.

Dip tops of muffins into melted butter, then in granulated sugar for a sweet finish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.