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Butterscotch Muffins

"Butterscotch pudding gives a distinctive flavor to these muffins topped with brown sugar and nuts. 'My son made them for a 4-H competition and they won first-place purple ribbons,' writes Jill Hazelton of Hamlet, Indiana."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 18 servings

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, pudding mixes, baking powder and salt. Combine the water, eggs, oil and vanilla; stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
  2. Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

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You must add a box of butterscotch pudding mix to this recipe (so there is one each of vanilla and butterscotch pudding mixes). This is so easy to make and really tasty. Thanks Jill!

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These tasted too much like cake for my liking. They had good flavor, but were very sweet and not the muffin texture I was looking for. I altered the topping, making it more of a streusel, with...

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You must add a box of butterscotch pudding mix to this recipe (so there is one each of vanilla and butterscotch pudding mixes). This is so easy to make and really tasty. Thanks Jill!

I've been searching for a butterscotch muffin recipe; thanks for sharing yours. NOTE: One ingredient isn't listed: a package of butterscotch pudding mix (It's mentioned in the description at ...

These muffins were very tasty. The only thing we did different (to suit our taste) was to use butter instead of oil. Instead of water we used milk. We added some butterscotch chips to the batter...

These are very good! My husband and kiddo LOVE them :) I will say that these don't have a strong butterscotch taste, but that may be because I used a cheese cake pudding mix in lue of the vani...

Awesome recipe! Will be making again!

I add two packages of butterscotch instead of the vanilla and butterscotch. I really REALLY like butterscotch. I also leave out the pecans on the topping. These are always crowd pleasers!

I found this recipe while looking for a way to duplicate the delicious but expensive pistachio muffins at my grocery store bakery. So I used this recipe but substituted two boxes of instant pist...

These tasted too much like cake for my liking. They had good flavor, but were very sweet and not the muffin texture I was looking for. I altered the topping, making it more of a streusel, with...

These were good, but not great. Maybe it was just my taste buds?