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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:

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

For cinnamon streusel:

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