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Nutty Date Muffins

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling


6 muffins

These muffins are easy to make and can be mixed in just two bowls, making cleanup speedy. This is a pleasant-tasting date muffin with a nice texture, compatible with many meals. —Deborah Ader, Sullivan, Indiana


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped dates
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the dates and pecans.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 232 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 211mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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