A drizzle of white chocolate on top gives these Orange Brunch Muffins just the right amount of sweetness to make them a true treat. Serve them for a quick morning bite or pass them around as an appetizer for a hearty brunch.
- 3 cups all-purpose baking mix
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
- 2 cups (12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels, divided
- 1/2 cup macadamia nuts or walnuts
PREHEAT oven to 375º F. Grease or paper-line 18 muffin cups.
COMBINE baking mix, flour and sugar in large bowl. Add eggs, yogurt, juice and orange peel; stir just until blended. Stir in 1 1/3 cups morsels. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling 3/4 full. Sprinkle with nuts.
BAKE for 18 to 22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool slightly.
MICROWAVE remaining 1/3 cup morsels in small, heavy-duty plastic bag on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; knead. Microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over muffins. Serve warm.
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What a great way to have orange and yogurt together. Great for snack or breakfast.My family just loved them with orange juice and eggs. It made a great breakfast. Then in the afternoon they were a great snack with a cup of coffee. A healthy but good food. I can't wait to fix them again. Just thinking about them makes me hungery. I've always love orange. Now, I have another item I can fix with orange in it. I may try drissling a little chocolate on the top of the muffins next time. I think that may add a little special kick to them. Chocolate does'nt hurt anything.
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