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Peanut Butter Muffins

Rated as 4.09 out of 5 Stars

"Kids of all ages will love these delicious peanutty treats. Topped with your favorite jelly, the pretty muffins are sure to bring back sweet childhood memories."
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Ingredients

servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in peanut butter and 2 tablespoons butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Beat the eggs and milk; stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
  2. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-17 minutes or until muffins test done.
  3. Melt remaining butter; brush over the tops of muffins. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Cool for 10 minutes; remove to a wire rack. Serve with jelly if desired.

Footnotes

  • © 2002 Reiman Media Group, Inc.

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Most helpful positive review

WOW SOOOO GOOD! ONLY THING I DID DIFFERENT WAS ADD ALOT MORE PEANUT BUTTER!

Most helpful critical review

This really needed some tweaking. The peanut butter flavor got lost. Bland. I liked the technique of cutting in the butter and pnut butter- made a nice texture. I added chocolate chips and then ...

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WOW SOOOO GOOD! ONLY THING I DID DIFFERENT WAS ADD ALOT MORE PEANUT BUTTER!

I knew this recipe could easily go bad, but it shocked and surprised me--in a good way. I doubled the peanut butter, and so glad I did, as it was the perfect amount. I also added 1 T vanilla, ...

This really needed some tweaking. The peanut butter flavor got lost. Bland. I liked the technique of cutting in the butter and pnut butter- made a nice texture. I added chocolate chips and then ...

I needed a recipe to get ride of some of the peanut butter in my cupboards! Thanks, I used 1 cup of peanut butter and added 2 TBS of brown sugar. Very yummy!

With adjustments based on reading all of the comments - these were very good. I was looking for a PBJ muffin for my kids' lunches. I will try some more just to see about less suagr but these a...

Great recipe, I really liked cutting the butters into the dry ingredients and I think made it fluffier and lighter... I substituted 2c whole wheat flour, added 1/4c brown sugar, used 1c peanut b...

I loved these..adding 1/4 tsp. vanilla or butterscotch flavoring, 1 T. sugar to the 1/2 c. sugar, cut the butter to 2 T. and added 1/4 tsp.sugar to top before baking, skipping the melted butter ...

I did as others did and increased the peanut butter to 1 cup (crunchy) and also added chocolate chips! They are to die for!

These were fantastic! Even my husband who doesn't like peanut butter at all really enjoyed them. And just a tip for anyone else feeling creative...for 6 of the muffins I filled the muffin cups...