7 Moist, Marvelous Breakfast Muffins

Easy, freezable, and delicious, muffins are the ultimate quick breakfast or snack.

  • Pear and Walnut Muffins
    Photo: Jan Smith

    Pear and Walnut Muffins

    The salty, crunchy nuts complement the sweet pears perfectly. For optimal flavor, use Anjou or Bartlett pears and turbinado sugar.
  • Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Raisin Muffins

    Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Raisin Muffins

    Ramp up your fiber intake with these delicious muffins, which feature a hearty combination of wheat germ, whole wheat flour, wheat bran, and quick-cooking oats. Dates, raisins, and cranberries add just a touch of sweet and tart flavors. Pair with a glass of skim milk for a filling breakfast treat.
  • Blueberry Power Muffins with Almond Streusel
    Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Blueberry Power Muffins with Almond Streusel

    Jump-start your morning with these muffins, packed with B vitamins, calcium, antioxidants, and heart-healthy fats. We've made them healthier by incorporating whole wheat flour, oats, and low-fat yogurt and milk. Try substituting other berries or bananas for even more flavor combinations.
  • Cranberry-Orange Muffins
    Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Cranberry-Orange Muffins

    Pair tart dried cranberries with sweet grated orange rind for an irresistible muffin that's perfect for a quick, on-the-go snack.
  • Whole-Grain Blackberry Spice Muffins
    Photo: Jan Smith

    Whole-Grain Blackberry Spice Muffins

    Whole-grain oats add nutritional "oomph" to this blackberry muffin recipe. We've called for apple-pie spice, but try experimenting with pumpkin-pie spice or plain cinnamon and nutmeg to make these muffins your own.
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

    Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

    Kids are sure to love this twist on the classic PB&J sandwich. The peanut butter flavor is mild by design, but one reviewer suggests spooning the peanut butter on top of the muffins before baking instead of mixing into the batter for a more pronounced flavor.
  • Kathie's Zucchini Muffins
    Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski

    Kathie's Zucchini Muffins

    Delicious, satisfying, and filled with summer veggies—these muffins consistently receive rave reviews from bakers and eaters alike.
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