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Chocolate Streusel Pecan 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.

Chocolate Streusel Pecan Muffins
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  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    12
    muffins
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Ingredients

  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • MUFFINS:
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels
  • 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

Instructions

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.