Yield: 12 servings
|4 tablespoons||Butter; softened|
|1½ cup||Sugar, sifted|
|1 teaspoon||Baking powder|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
|¾ cup||Rolled oats|
|1 large||Apple, tart; cored & peeled|
|⅔ cup||Cheese, grated|
|½ cup||Nuts, chopped|
|1||Apple; sliced thin|
|¼ cup||Butter; melted|
|2 tablespoons||Sugar; mixed with|
Yield: 12-15 muffins
Blend softened butter with sugar and add eggs, beating the mixture thoroughly. Sift together flour, baking powder and soda, and salt, then stir into butter-sugar mixture. Stir in oats. Chop the large peeled apple into small bits and add to dough with cheese and nuts.
Gradually add milk, stirring lightly.
Fill buttered muffin tins ⅔ full. Brush apple slices with melted butter and coat with sugar-cinnamon mixture, then top batter in each muffin tin with 1 apple slice. Sprinkle remaining sugar-cinnamon mixture evenly over top. Bake for about 25 minutes in a preheated oven.
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