Sweet Potato Muffins
Watch out! These unassuming little treats are addictive. You'll see why this is one of our most popular sweet potato recipes.
In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients, stirring well.
In a second bowl, combine the next four ingredients, stirring well.
Make a well in center of the dry ingredients. Add the sweet potato mixture and stir just until mixture is combined and dry ingredients are incorporated.
Fill muffin cups two-thirds full. Combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over each muffin. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in muffin center comes out clean. Cool in tins for 5 minutes; then turn out muffins on wire racks.Makes about 16 muffins.
Prep time: 15 minutes; Cooking time: 25 minutes; Total time: 40 minutes
Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell
Muffin TipsLightly toasting the pecans will make a big flavor difference. To toast whole pecans, spread them out on a baking sheet and toast at 350°F for 4 or 5 minutes, or until you begin to smell them. Pecan pieces or chopped pecans will take less time to toast.
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