Mini Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Vanilla Glaze

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Fall is fast approaching and with it the great pumpkin recipes for the season; pumpkin spice latte anyone? My hubby is known in the family for his delicious pumpkin pies, so I decided to dabble in the pumpkin realm and came up with these Mini Pumpkin Spice Muffins topped with an easy vanilla glaze. I’m not a huge sweets eater, so bite-sized treats are just my thing!

These pumpkin spice muffins are really quick and easy and will be the perfect dessert for many of your family dinners this fall, or you could take them along to a party or event. And if you wake up with a sweet-tooth, these tasty bites are just what you’ll need. Whatever the reason, if you’re a pumpkin spice fan, you’ll love these morsels of yumminess!

I’m embracing vanilla in this recipe (adapted from Six Sisters Stuff) and using the new Coffee-mate Classic Vanilla coffee creamer. I’ve been a long time fan of the French Vanilla creamer, so love the idea of another delicious vanilla flavor to choose from. Coffee-mate describes the Classic Vanilla flavor as,

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My daughter Grace is in love with these new treats and claims they taste just like pumpkin pie. My hubby says I need to hide them from him so he doesn’t ruin his triathlon training. Looks like they were a huge hit with my family, so I hope they’re enjoyed by you too!

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Mini Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Vanilla Glaze
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Serves: 36-48 muffins
 
These Mini Pumpkin Spice Muffins are the perfect bite-sized treat for the fall season. And they're topped with a vanilla glaze that brings out the rich pumpkin flavor and appeals to your sweet tooth.
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • ⅓ vegetable oil
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup canned pumpkin (not pie filling)
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons Coffee-mate Classic Vanilla creamer
  • GLAZE
  • 1 cup confectioners powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Coffee-mate Classic Vanilla Creamer
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease mini muffin pan.
  2. In large bowl mix together dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, cloves, nutmeg, allspice)
  3. In medium bowl mix together oil, brown sugar, egg, vanilla extract, canned pumpkin, milk, classic vanilla creamer.
  4. Add wet mixture into dry ingredients and stir until blended. Do not over mix.
  5. Fill mini muffin cups about ¾ full with mixture.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes (use clean toothpick test).
  7. Mix GLAZE
  8. Once cooled, dip muffin tops into glaze and place on cooling/drip tray to allow excess glaze to drip off.

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  1. says

    I can’t wait for fall aka the time where you can add pumpkin spice to anything and it won’t be weird. And coffee mate is great for glazes. I used some for my chocolate mini donuts a few months ago :)

    ~Meaghan from DIYfaerie

  2. Tammy Pavlic says

    These were delicious! Instead of Vanilla or French Vanilla Creamer, I used Pumpkin Spice Creamer to amp up the pumpkin. But I definitely have to make a double batch next time because they aren’t going to last long in this house!

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