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Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe

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You have to make this Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe! If you’re a fan of Easy Apple Recipes, add this one to your list. They’re so fluffy and delicious.

Using a cake mix and apple pie filling makes this recipe a breeze. It’s one that you can eat for breakfast or dessert!

It’s crazy to think that apple season is here – that means that all the fall cravings are about to start! If you’re a fan of all things apple, this recipe will delight your tastebuds.

Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe

It’s no secret that I’m all about easy recipes. My boys love that I like to bake because they often come home to a house full of sweet smells.

This also means that they’re my official “taste testers,” – which is a title they love. They agree that this simple muffin recipe is one of the best!

You can make these ahead of time and have them ready and waiting or whip up a fresh batch when the craving strikes. With a recipe this easy, you can’t go wrong.

What is the best way to cool baked muffins?

Nothing quite like the delicious aroma of freshly baked muffins wafting through your home. But inevitably, after you’ve patiently waited for them to cool, you’re left wondering what the best way is to cool your muffins without losing their texture.

While some people swear by leaving them on a wire rack to cool completely, others prefer to transfer them to a sealed container for a few minutes to retain their moisture.

Ultimately, the best way to cool your baked muffins will depend on your personal preference, but one thing is for sure – there’s no right or wrong way to enjoy a perfectly baked muffin!

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Can I freeze baked muffins?

When it comes to baked goods, it’s important to know how to store them to preserve their freshness properly. If you’re wondering whether or not you can freeze baked muffins, the answer is yes! But first, it’s important to let them cool completely before putting them in the freezer.

Once they’re cool, wrap each muffin individually in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and place them in a freezer-safe bag or container. This will help prevent freezer burn and keep them fresh for up to three months.

When ready to enjoy them, thaw them at room temperature or pop them in the microwave for a quick defrost.

So go ahead and stock up on your favorite muffins – now you know how to keep them fresh for longer!

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Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe

Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe

Yield: 18
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe tastes like the perfect combination of muffins and apple pie!


  • 1 21 oz can apple pie filling
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg

Streusel topping:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons of melted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add muffin liners to the muffin pan.
  2. Pour out the pie filling and chop up any larger apple slices in the filling into smaller pieces.
  3. Mix the cake mix, pie filling, egg, and cinnamon.
  4. Spoon the batter into the liners.
  5. To make the streusel, stir the brown sugar, flour, butter, and cinnamon until clumps form. Sprinkle that on top of each muffin.
  6. Put the muffin pan in the oven and bake for 17-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Let the muffins cool down until they aren't hot to the touch, and then move them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 18 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 208Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 257mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 8/4/2023

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Esmé Slabbert

Wednesday 30th of August 2023

Delicious and easy by using a box mix. Thank you for sharing your links with us at #276 SSPS Linky. See you again next week.

Kelli Miller

Friday 15th of September 2023

Thank you so much for your feedback! I'm thrilled to hear that you found the Apple Streusel Muffins delicious and easy to make, especially with the help of a box mix. Sometimes, using shortcuts can still result in incredibly tasty treats!

I appreciate you mentioning that you discovered the recipe through the #276 SSPS Linky. It's always a pleasure to participate in linky parties and share my creations with fellow bloggers. I'm glad you enjoyed the recipe and found it worth sharing.

Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment. I look forward to connecting with you again next week at the SSPS Linky. Happy baking!

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