From, "Cooking by the Boot Straps...A Taste of Oklahoma Heaven," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1-3/4 cups flour

  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

  • 2 eggs

  • 3/4 cup applesauce

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together.  Beat 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter in a mixing bowl until creamy.  Add the eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.  Beat in the applesauce.  Add the dry ingredients and stir until just moistened.

Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full.  Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.  Dip the warm muffins in 1/4 cup melted butter and then in a mixture of 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon.  Serve warm.

1 dozen muffins

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