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Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins

These flavorful pumpkin muffins are ultra-moist and ultra-sweet with the addition of grated apple! With lots of crunchy walnuts, and a sweet, buttery, cinnamon streusel on top!
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 muffins
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl


For pumpkin apple muffins:

  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • pinch of clove
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. pumpkin
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 2 large apples peeled, grated (I used Fuji)
  • 1 c. chopped walnuts

For streusel:

  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 6 tbsp. butter melted


For pumpkin apple muffins:

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, ginger, clove, baking soda, and salt, stirring until blended.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, pumpkin, oil, and apples, stirring until blended.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, and stir until just combined.
  4. Fold in walnuts.
  5. Line 24 regular-sized muffin cups with paper liners.
  6. Fill 3/4-full with batter.

For cinnamon streusel:

  1. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and butter, mixing until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Sprinkle a generous tablespoonful of streusel on top of each muffin.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  4. Remove to wire racks to cool.