Apple Cheddar Muffins Recipe



  1. 1/2 c. Shortening
  2. 1/2 c. Sugar, Granulated
  3. 2 x Large eggs, Lg
  4. 1 1/2 c. Unbleached Flour
  5. 1 tsp Baking Soda
  6. 1 tsp Baking Pwdr
  7. 1/2 tsp Salt
  8. 3/4 c. Oats, Quick Cooking
  9. 1 c. Apples, Finely Minced
  10. 2/3 c. Cheddar, Sharp Coarse Grate
  11. 1/2 c. Pecans, Minced
  12. 3/4 c. Lowfat milk
  13. 1 x Apple Slices, *
  14. 1 x Butter, Melted
  15. 1 x Cinnamon-Sugar Mix


  1. * You should have 12 to 15 thin slices of unpeeled red apple for this recipe.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cream the shortening and sugar together and add in the Large eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine the flour, baking pwdr, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl, mix lightly.
  4. Gradually stir the flour mix into the shortening mix.
  5. In this order, add in the oats cheddar and pecans, mixing well after each addition.
  6. Gradually add in the lowfat milk, stirring till all the ingredients are just moistened.
  7. Grease the muffin pans and fill each c. 2/3rds full of batter.
  8. Dip the apple slices in the melted butter and then into the cinnamon-sugar.
  9. Press 1 apple slice into the top of each muffin.
  10. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon-sugar and bake for 25 min in the preheated oven, or possibly till golden.