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Surprising Peanut Butter Muffins Recipe

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This recipe for Surprising Peanut Butter Muffins, by , is from Iowa Family & Consumer Sciences Educators for Progress, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Johnson - Winfield Mount Union


2/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
cup peanut butter
cup milk
1 tablespoon cooking oil

Put flour, brown sugar and baking powdered into medium mixing bowl. Use a fork to stir till well mixed.
Break egg in a small mixing bowl. Stir with fork. Use rubber scraper to stir in peanut butter, milk and oil.
Add peanut butter mixture to flour mixture. Stir till dry ingredients are wet but lumpy. Do no stir too much.
Line custard cups with bake cups. Put 1 rounded tablespoon of batter in each cup. Add teaspoon of jam, jelly, cream cheese or chocolate pieces, or 1 banana slice or cherry. Top with 1 rounded tablespoon batter. Sprinkle additional brown sugar on top.
Arrange cups in a circle in center of microwave oven. Set on full or high power. Set timer for 2 minutes. Start. After 2 minutes insert a toothpick near center of muffin. F pick comes out clean, the muffin is done. If batter sticks to pick, micro-cook on high for 10 seconds. When done, remove from cups. Coon on cooling rack 10 minutes; serve warm.
Makes 6




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