Whole Wheat Pear Muffins
by Swanson Health
These whole wheat pear muffins are a hearty, sweet treat. The added raw cane sugar on top adds a nice crunch to each bite, and since the recipe uses a mix, it's super easy to make and share ... or keep them all to yourself.
  • 2 cups Hodgson Mill Insta-Bake Baking Mix
  • 2 Tbsp organic sugar
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 organic egg
  • 1/2 - 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 or 2 pears, peeled and diced
  • 1 - 2 Tsp cinnamon and/or nutmeg
  • Organic turbinado raw cane sugar, for topping
  • Optional: honey
  • Instructions:
    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly spray 1 muffin tin with cooking spray or insert muffin liners.
    2. Combine baking mix and sugar, then cut in butter using a pastry blender until crumbly.
    3. Mix in egg, milk, cinnamon/nutmeg and diced pears until combined.
    4. Spoon batter into muffin tins and top with a light sprinkle of raw cane sugar.
    5. Bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
    6. Serve with a pat of butter or honey, warm or cold.
    Nutrition facts (per serving):