2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ cup vegetable oil
½ cup applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 ripe pears, peeled, seeded and chopped
Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and cinnamon.
- In another bowl, combine the eggs, oil, applesauce and vanilla. Stir into the flour mixture. Fold in the pears.
- Pour into paper-lined muffin cups, two-thirds full and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool slightly on wire rack.
Makes 24 muffins. Serving size: 1 muffin
It’s so hard to find fun recipes using pears. These are great. And if you have any leftover pears, just use them as a morning snack.