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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Delicious one-bowl pumpkin spice muffins with a pecan brown sugar glaze!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Thanksgiving dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: one bowl pumpkin muffins, pumpkin desserts, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin recipes
Servings: 6 jumbo muffins


  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt or pink salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 stick real butter (4 tbsp for muffin) melted and separated (4 tbsp for muffins, 4 tbsp for topping)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice

Pecan brown sugar topping

  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 4 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unbleached flour
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice



  • Pre-heat oven to 375.
  • Prepare 6 jumbo or 12 regular muffin tins by lining them with paper muffin liners.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, salt, and spices.
  • With a wooden spoon mix in 4 tbsp melted butter, eggs, milk, and pumpkin puree.
  • Spoon mix into prepared muffin tins filling them halfway to 3/4 way full.
  • Top with pecan brown sugar topping distributing it evenly between all the muffins.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the muffins are done all the way through.

Pecan brown sugar topping

  • In a small bowl mix together with a spoon 4 tbsp of melted butter, brown sugar, flour, and pumpkin pie spice.