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These applesauce muffins are the perfect fall breakfast. My kids love the streusel topping!

Apple Streusel Muffins

Apple streusel muffins are such a tasty little treat for breakfast - especially in the fall! 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword fruit, muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 304kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cinnamon applesauce
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin with papers.
  • Add butter and sugar to a large mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  • Stir in the applesauce.
  • Beat in the flour and baking soda until just combined.
  • Spoon mixture into the prepared muffin tin, filling 2/3 of the way full.
  • To prepare the streusel, add the sugar, flour, and cinnamon to a medium bowl and stir to combine.
  • Add the butter and use a fork or pastry cutter to cut the butter into the flour until the mixture is made of coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle the mixture evenly over all of the muffins.
  • Bake for 22 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.
  • When muffins are cool, whisk together the powdered sugar and milk and drizzle over the tops.



Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g