Spiced Pumpkin & Pecan Muffins

Spiced Pumpkin & Pecan Muffins

If there’s one recipe that perfectly encapsulates the cozy essence of fall, it’s these delightful Spiced Pumpkin & Pecan Muffins. Imagine waking up to the wafting aroma of warm spices, the rich scent of pumpkin, and the nutty goodness of pecans – all mingling together in a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, mix the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring gently until just combined.
  5. Gently fold in the chopped pecans.
  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Yields: 12 muffins

These Spiced Pumpkin & Pecan Muffins are the ultimate fall treat. With the perfect balance of pumpkin and warm spices, they’re a cozy delight for breakfast or anytime you crave a taste of the season.

Nutrition: Each muffin contains approximately 220 calories, 15g fat, 18g carbohydrates, 3g protein.

Concluding this autumn-inspired culinary journey, these Spiced Pumpkin & Pecan Muffins are more than a recipe – they’re a slice of comfort and a reminder of the simple joys found in seasonal flavors. From the first bite to the last crumb, these muffins capture the essence of fall and bring it to your table. Share them with loved ones, savor them on a quiet morning, or enjoy them as a delightful dessert. The combination of velvety pumpkin, warm spices, and crunchy pecans creates a symphony of taste that will surely become a favorite in your kitchen during the fall months. So go ahead, indulge in the magic of autumn with each delicious bite of these muffins.

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