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Glazed Apple Crumb Muffins

Apple Crumb Muffins - HostessAtHeart

When I plan a meal, I like to have a balance of “opposites”. For instance, if I have a savory dish, I will also serve something with a little sweetness or a rich dish with something a little bland. Some things just go together. A rich braised meat goes well with polenta, spicy shrimp with a sweet mango salsa, or peanut butter with jelly!

When I made the Easy Sausage, Hashbrowns and Egg Casserole, it was so delicious and had some great flavors such as the spicy sausage going on.

I wanted to balance it out with a sweet bakery item. Boy did I! I found this recipe for Glazed Apple Crumb Muffins. One bite and you knew that you had bitten into decadence.

It was like apple crisp and cinnamon roll got together and had a baby apple cinnamon roll muffin. It was all I could do to keep myself from moaning and rolling my eyes.

I was in bakery heaven. The yummy flavor just went on and on. This muffin complimented my egg casserole perfectly and may make a return visit over one of the holidays.

Apple Crumb Muffins - HostessAtHeart

Glazed Apple Crumb Muffins

Author: Julie Menghini
It's like apple crisp and cinnamon roll got together and had a baby apple cinnamon roll muffin. 

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword: Apple Crumb Muffins
Servings: 12



  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar 
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup plain fat free yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup apple peeled and diced

Crumb Topping

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar 
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour



  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Prepare a muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray. I got 12 muffins. You may get a couple more.
  • Make your crumb topping first. In a medium bowl, combine both sugars, cinnamon, and melted butter. Using a spatula, stir in the flour until thick and crumbly. Set aside.
  • In your mixer bowl, beat softened butter until creamy. Add brown sugar and white sugar. beat on high until creamed together. Add the eggs, yogurt and vanilla. Beat on medium for one minute and turn up to high speed and beat until the mixture is combined.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Whisk to combine. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and beat on low to combine, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. Add the milk, gently beating until combined. Fold in the apples with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula.
  • Fill the muffin tin until they are full all the way up to the top. Press crumb topping into the top of each muffin with your hands. Keep some of the crumbles in large chunks.
  • Bake for 5 minutes at 425 degrees F, then reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F and continue baking an additional 21 to 23 minutes. Allow to cool in the tin on a cooling rack.
  • Combine the ingredients for the glaze, blending until smooth. Add additional milk if it needs thinning. Drizzle over warm muffins. Allow to set up.


Store muffins in an air-tight container for up to 5 days, or freeze unglazed muffins up to 3 months.
Recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction


Serving: 12gCalories: 355kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 5gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 232mgPotassium: 158mgFiber: 1gSugar: 36gVitamin A: 417IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 80mgIron: 2mg

Nutritional Disclaimer

This recipe was calculated using the exact brands and measurements I used to make this recipe. If you are following a strict diet please note changing anything will cause the nutritional info to change. My calculations are intended as a guide only.

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Monday 8th of May 2023

This recipe makes how much muffins??

Julie Menghini

Tuesday 9th of May 2023

I got 12 muffins. You may get more.

Easy Sausage, Hashbrowns and Egg Casserole | Hostess At Heart

Tuesday 29th of March 2016

[…] casserole and put it in the refrigerator to bake the next morning. I also made some Glazed Apple Crumb muffins (eyes rolling into the back of my head delicious), and made sure I had a selection of yogurt and […]


Tuesday 9th of December 2014

looks so yummy, I will try to make these :)

Julie is HostessAtHeart

Tuesday 9th of December 2014

It looks like you enjoy baking? I do too! Thank you for visiting and following! I can't wait to see what you make next. :)

Monday 1st of December 2014

The more topping, the better it is :)


Sunday 30th of November 2014

OMG Julie !! that's torture. Looking at such gorgeous muffins and drooling

Julie is HostessAtHeart

Sunday 30th of November 2014

Thank you so much for your sweet comment!

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