Maple Pecan Muffins
2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter or margarine melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Heat oven to 400° F.
Mix flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl, set aside.
Beat egg in small bowl, stir in syrup, milk, butter and vanilla.
Add to flour mixture, stir until just moistened (batter will be lumpy) stir in pecans.
Spoon batter into paper-lined or greased muffin pans filling each section 2/3 full.
Mix granulated sugar and cinnamon sprinkle evenly over each muffin.
Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes 12 muffins.