25 Muffin Recipes You Won’t Be Able to Resist

They are more than just a classic breakfast food.

December 21, 2017
Raspberry-Lemon Muffins

Kick breakfast, brunch, and snack time up a notch with our sweet and savory muffin recipes. Best enjoyed right out of the oven, you won't be able to resist these simple, but irresistibly delicious recipes.

More: 21 Pancake Recipes That You'll Flip Over

Make a batch and watch them disappear. The best part? Wrap the leftovers (if any!) and toss them in the fridge for a ready-to-eat treat.

Pecan Muffins
Pecan Muffins

Toasted pecans add an level of extra nutty flavor.

Get the Pecan Muffins recipe from Lose Weight the Smart Low-Carb Way

Raspberry-Lemon Muffins
Raspberry-Lemon Muffins

The chia seeds add extra health benefits to these berry muffins.

Get the Raspberry-Lemon Muffins recipe from The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Cookbook

Frittata Muffins
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Frittata Muffins

Add chopped greens, such as spinach, arugula, or kale, to add more nutrition to these muffins.

Get the Frittata Muffins recipe from Love Your Lower Body

Blueberry Avocado Muffins With Lemon Streusel Topping
Blueberry Avocado Muffins With Lemon Streusel Topping

The avocado is virtually tasteless and replaces the oil and butter that is usually found in muffins.

Get the Blueberry Avocado Muffins With Lemon Streusel Topping recipe from From Freezer to Table

Mint chocolate muffin
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Mint Chocolate Chip Muffins

These mint chocolate chip goodies make for ideal nibbling after meals, between meals, or anytime a chocolate craving hits.

Get the Mint Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe from Cookies, Brownies, Muffins and More

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Sweet Potato Muffins

Swap the white flour for almond meal, flaxseed, and sweet potatoes, and you have a wheat-free muffin worthy of your morning meal.

Get the Sweet Potato Muffins recipe from The Healthy You Diet

savory bacon muffins
Piglet Muffins With Caramelized Bacon

Cheese and bacon? Don't expect to have leftovers! 

Get the Piglet Muffins With Caramelized Bacon recipe from The Messy Baker

almond-coconut muffins
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Almond-Coconut Muffins

Made with almond flour, these tasty treats are gluten-free and perfect for a weekend breakfast.

Get the Almond-Coconut Muffins recipe from Flat-Belly Diet! Gluten-Free Cookbook

Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

The jalapeños add a nice touch of heat. You can omit them or use a milder chile if you don't like spice.

Get the Cheddar Cornbread Muffins recipe

Almond and Mixed Berry Muffins with Flaxseed
Almond and Mixed Berry Muffins with Flaxseed

The flaxseed contains soluble fiber like the kind found in beans and oat bran.

Get the Almond and Mixed Berry Muffins with Flaxseed recipe from Prevention's Diabetes Diet Cookbook

Peanut Butter and Banana Streusel Muffins
Peanut Butter and Banana Streusel Muffins

Peanut butter contains fiber and protein to help balance your blood sugar.

Get the Peanut Butter and Banana Streusel Muffins recipe from The Sugar Solution Cookbook

Blueberry Lime Cornmeal Muffins
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Blueberry Lime Cornmeal Muffins

Although the cornmeal base is studded with blueberries, lime is the anchor. It balances the sweetness of the cornmeal, brightens the freshness of the blueberries, and smooths the edges of the honey.

Get the Blueberry Lime Cornmeal Muffins recipe from The Messy Baker

Cranberry-Walnut Heritage Flake Muffins
Cranberry-Walnut Heritage Flake Muffins

The walnuts add an unexpected crunch.

Get the Cranberry-Walnut Heritage Flake Muffins recipe from Eat Clean, Stay Lean

Banana Chocolate Chip Macadamia Muffins
Banana Chocolate Chip Macadamia Muffins

Make these when your bananas are too ripe.

Get the Banana Chocolate Chip Macadamia Muffins recipe from Walk Off Weight Quick & Easy Cookbook

Crumble-Top Coffee Cake Muffins

These cinnamon- and vanilla-kissed muffins can be frozen and thawed as needed, making them perfect for breakfast or snack time.

Get the Crumble-Top Coffee Cake Muffins recipe from 400 Calorie Fix Cookbook

 Apple-Honey Oatmeal Muffins
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Apple-Honey Oatmeal Muffins

For an extra nutty flavor, toast the oats: Spread them on a baking sheet and toast in a 375°F oven for 7 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned.

Get the Apple-Honey Oatmeal Muffins recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook

Bacon-Cheddar Breakfast Muffins
Bacon-Cheddar Breakfast Muffins

You can make these ahead and freeze them in a resealable food-storage bag. To thaw, microwave on defrost for about 1 minute.

Get the Bacon-Cheddar Breakfast Muffins recipe

Banana-Pecan Oat Muffins
Banana-Pecan Oat Muffins

These have double the nutty flavor.

Get the Banana-Pecan Oat Muffins recipe from The Skinny Carbs Diet

Orange Bran Muffins
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Orange Bran Muffins

To get the most of your oranges, squeeze them for juice before grating.

Get the Orange Bran Muffins recipe from Walk Off Weight Quick & Easy Cookbook

Raisin Bran Muffins
Raisin Bran Muffins

The raspberries add more unexpected flavor and texture. 

Get the Raisin Bran Muffins recipe from Tone Every Inch

Cranberry-Lime Muffins
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Cranberry-Lime Muffins

These are lighter and much healthier for you than store-bought muffins.

Get the Cranberry-Lime Muffins recipe from The Yoga Body Diet

Red, White, and Blueberry Muffins

The sugar has been reduced from this recipe because the strawberry yogurt adds sweetness. Vanilla yogurt would be just as good.

Get the Red, White, and Blueberry Muffins recipe from 400 Calorie Fix

Zucchini Raisin Muffins
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Zucchini-Raisin Muffins

This is the perfect way to use up some of that extra zucchini from the garden or your CSA. 

Get the Zucchini-Raisin Muffins recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook

Fruit 'N Nut Muffins
Fruit 'N Nut Muffins

Adding grapes boosts the flavonoids, vitamin C, and potassium in this muffin.

Get the Fruit 'N Nut Muffins recipe


Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Muffins
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Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Loaded with antioxidants, the blueberries are also a great source of fiber.

Get the Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Muffins recipe from Love Your Body

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