Twin Mountain Muffins

Yield:

1 dozen

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Ingredients

1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 large egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk

Preparation

Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; add egg, beating just until mixture is blended.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to butter mixture alternately with milk, ending with flour mixture. Spoon into greased muffin pans, filling two-thirds full.

Bake at 375° for 25 minutes. Remove from pans immediately; cool on wire racks.

Pepper-Cheese Muffins: Reduce sugar to 2 tablespoons; stir in 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers with flour mixture.

Bacon-Cheese Muffins: Reduce sugar to 2 tablespoons; stir in 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese and 3 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled, with flour mixture.

Herb Muffins: Reduce sugar to 2 tablespoons; stir in 1 teaspoon instant minced onion, 2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper with flour mixture.

Note:

November 1996