Chocolate Streusel Pecan Muffins

Chocolate Streusel Pecan Muffins

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
20 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
5 mins
Yields:
12 muffins

These Chocolate Streusel Pecan Muffins have a wonderful flavor combination with the chocolate and pecans and are quite easy to make. Enjoy with a cup of fresh-brewed coffee for breakfast or snack anytime.

Ingredients

  • TOPPING
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • MUFFINS
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

FOR TOPPING:
COMBINE
flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter in small bowl with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans.

FOR MUFFINS:
PREHEAT
oven to 375° F. Grease or paper-line 12 muffin cups.

COMBINE 1 cup morsels, milk and butter over hot (not boiling) water. Stir until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth.

COMBINE flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, pecans and remaining morsels in large bowl.

COMBINE egg, vanilla extract and melted morsel mixture in small bowl; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling 2/3 full. Sprinkle with Topping.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 muffins of recipe
  • Calories 338
  • Calories from Fat 196

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 21.8g 34%
  • Saturated Fat 9g 45%
  • Cholesterol 37mg 12%
  • Sodium 141mg 6%
  • Carbohydrates 37g 12%
  • Dietary Fiber 1.4g 5%
  • Sugars 23.4g
  • Protein 3.1g
  • Vitamin A 5%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 9%
  • Iron 11%

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