Just like the classic cookie, these molasses-spice muffins are perfect for the holidays.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cool:
5 mins
bake:
18 mins
total:
43 mins
Yield:
12 muffins
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grease bottoms of twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups; set aside.

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  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, fresh or ground ginger, baking powder, allspice or cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  • In another medium bowl, stir together milk, egg, sour cream, brown sugar and molasses. Add egg mixture all at once to the flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be a little lumpy).

  • Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each nearly full. In a small bowl combine granulated sugar and crystallized ginger. Sprinkle over the muffin batter. Bake in a 400° oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted near the centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm. Makes 12 muffins.

Nutrition Facts

211 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 37mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 30g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 0g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 12g; protein 4g; vitamin a 291.5IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 1.4mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 44.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 168mg; potassium 184mg; calcium 70.7mg; iron 1.4mg.
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