What a great recipe for Halloween! This makes 30-36 muffins so there will be plenty for expected (and unexpected) Trick or Treaters..
Pumpkins are plentiful so if you want to use the real thing, why not combine some creative carving with making these muffins?
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups oil [or sub 1 1/2 cups apple sauce]
1 3/4 cups solid pack pumpkin
3 cups flour
1 tbsp cinnamon
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups raisins
Opt: 1 cup copped apple [1 medium]
Preheat oven to 375F.
Beat the eggs slightly; add sugar, oil and pumpkin and beat til smooth.
Add dry ingredients and mix til smooth.
Stir in raisins [ and apple at this stage, if desired]
Fill prepared muffin tins 2/3full and sprinkle tops with mixed sugar/cinnamon.
Bake for 15-20 minutes.
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