Apple – Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups finely chopped peeled apples

TOPPING:
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter or margarine

Directions

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt.

Combine eggs, pumpkin and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apples.

Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.

For topping, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; sprinkle 1 teaspoon over each muffin.

Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.