Create a gift worth giving when you prepare this scrumptious pumpkin and raisin muffin mix for friends and relatives.
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup raisins, sweetened dried cranberries, or chopped nuts (optional)
- 1 can (15 oz.) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
COMBINE all ingredients, except pumpkin, in large bowl. Pour into 1-quart resealable plastic bag; seal. Wrap muffin mix and can of pumpkin in fabric; tie with ribbon or twine.
RECIPE TO ATTACH:
Pour muffin mix into large bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup vegetable shortening with pastry blender until mixture is fine. Add 1 cup LIBBY'S 100% PURE PUMPKIN, 1 cup milk and 2 large eggs; mix until just moistened. Spoon into greased or paper-lined mini-muffin pans, filling 2/3 full. Bake in preheated 400ºF oven for 15 minutes; remove to wire racks. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Makes about 60 mini muffins.
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I used apple sauce instead of vegetable shortening and used fresh cranberries instead of dried cranberries. The muffins turned out sooooo good. I made both mini and regualr size muffins. These freeze well too. They also make a great breakfast when served with cream cheese.
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