5 Fall-Inspired Muffins To Bake This Weekend

Cool mornings call for warm muffins — so light the oven and whip up a batch! From pumpkin to maple, these breakfast treats are all teeming with fall flavors.

1. Pumpkin Pecan Crunch Muffins

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These tender pumpkin muffins with a crispy pecan streusel are a cherished family favorite. The recipe is based on a magazine clipping from over 50 years ago. GET THE RECIPE

2. Apple Spice Muffins

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Made with whole wheat flour, these muffins have a wholesome flavor and texture. They’re also chockfull of apples, scented with warm autumn spices, and finished with an irresistible crunchy brown sugar topping. GET THE RECIPE

3. Dried Cherry Muffins with Almond Streusel

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Studded with tart dried cherries and topped with a crisp almond streusel, these are — quite simply — the loveliest little muffins you ever met. GET THE RECIPE

4. Oat Muffins with Pecan Streusel

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With their wholesome “oatey” flavor and oat streusel topping, these are hearty, fill-you-up muffins. They dome beautifully in the oven and will make you proud. GET THE RECIPE

5. Maple Muffins

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Adapted from Sarabeth’s Bakery: From My Hands to Yours by Sarabeth Levine, these muffins are sweetened entirely with maple syrup — there’s absolutely no sugar in them. As they bake in the oven, they fill your kitchen with the most intoxicating buttery maple scent. GET THE RECIPE