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Brown Sugar Muffins

Most of what I bake, I give away as a thank-you for a favor of kindness. These muffins are tasty at breakfast or as a quick snack.—Corbin Detgen, Buchanan, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    about 1 dozen


  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Wheaties
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • In a bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in cereal. Combine milk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk mixture, beating just until moistened.
  • Fill paper-line muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400° for 13-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

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