1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
1 cup milk
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup chopped and peeled apples
1/2 cup halved fresh or frozen cranberries
2 tablespoons sugar
1. Heat oven to 425°F (220°C). Butter 18 muffin cups. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and cinnamon; mix well. Stir in rolled oats and brown sugar.
2. In medium bowl, beat butter, milk, sour cream and eggs until well blended. Add to dry ingredients; mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in apples and cranberries. Fill buttered muffin cups 3/4 full. Sprinkle sugar evenly over muffins.
3. Bake muffins for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.
Makes: 18 muffins
TIP: If desired, chopped fresh rhubarb and cherries can be substituted for the apples and cranberries.
Date: March 13, 2003