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Apple Pumpkin Muffins

I was asked to co-chair a cooking activity held once a month at our church called "What's Cooking".  We decided that this months theme is: All Things Fall.  You are supposed to bring your favorite fall recipe to share for a potluck lunch.  I decided on these muffins because they are a fall tradition for my friend Michelle (yes, another great recipe from her) and she always makes them mini.  Every fall when she made them she would always bring me a plate. (Thanks Michelle!) So not only is it a good recipe, but it brings back great memories.  Since now I live far away I had to make them myself this year. I guess this is my way of keeping the tradition alive and it is my turn to share it with others.

Apple Pumpkin Muffins
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup pumpkin
1/4 cup oil
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbs. pumpkin pie spice
2 cups chopped apples (peel, core and chop into small pieces)
1 cup chocolate chips

Combine sugar, pumpkin, oil and eggs.  Add flour, soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice.  Mix until blended.  Stir in apples and chocolate chips.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
*For mini muffins bake for 12-15 minutes.
For a homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice you can find a recipe  with great reviews here

This recipe is linked to Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.


  1. YUMMY!!! recipe for pumpkin muffins. I like the idea of the chopped apples and chocolate chip.

  2. I will definitely give these a try. I like the addition of the apple. Mister Linky is up for Crock Pot Wednesday. Come on over:)

  3. The combo apple-pumpkins of your muffins sound delicious! Thanks for sharing :)

  4. Hi Tiffannee. These muffins look great! Thanks for sharing the recipe and linking to TMTT.


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