3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups sour cream
1/4 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3c. brown sugar
2c. diced peeled apples
1/2c. chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease or line 16 muffin cups.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and 1 1/2 cup sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir into the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Spoon 1/2 of the batter into prepared muffin cups. Fill the middle with 1T. of apple filling. Top with remaining batter. Combine 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the muffins.
Bake in preheated oven for 16 to 18 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg until smooth. Add apples; cook over med. heat for 10min. or till tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in nuts. Cool.
Muffin Man: These are the most fantastic muffins ever!! Although I have to warn that comes with a price..............the batter is the stickiest thing ever!! But your work is awesomely be rewarded with the most delicious coffee cake like muffins. Enjoy