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April 18, 2010

...Snickerdoodle Muffins...

I saw this recipe on another blog a few weeks ago and finally got to try them out this morning. I think they turned out pretty good - not as flavorful as I'd hoped and they were kinda messy to make. Oh yeah - and I had to run to the grocery store at 7:45am this morning to get sour cream, which I thought we had two tubs of in the refrigerator before I started. Oh well. :)

2 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
¾ tsp baking soda
¾ tsp baking powder
¾ tsp cream of tarter
¾ tsp freshly grated nutmeg
1 and ¼ cup sour cream
2 and ¼ cups all purpose flour
1 cup sugar and 2 TBSP cinnamon mixed together for rolling
1.Cream the butter and sugar until soft about 3 to 5 minutes. Add in the vanilla. Add in the eggs one at a time and mix until each is incorporated.

2.In a separate, mix together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder and cream of tarter.

3.Add the flour mixture and the sour cream alternately to the egg-butter mixture in the additions. Start with the flour and end with the flour. Scrape the bowl occasionally.

4. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out muffin batter one at a time and drop into a shallow bowl filled with the cinnamon sugar mixture. Roll the muffin around in the mixture until it is covered completely in cinnamon sugar.. Place muffin into a greased muffin tin.. Depending on the size of your tins, you should get about 12 to 14 muffins. Bake them for approx. 20-22 minutes in a 350F oven or until they are golden brown.

3 comments:

The Perkins said...

HELLO--sounds YUM:)

melissa said...

they were delish! thanks marse :)

John and Karie said...

Yummy for my tummy! i'm have to try this!