Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Chocolate Streusel Pecan Muffins
These streusel muffins have chocolate chips in them. Enjoy with a cup of fresh-brewed coffee for breakfast or snack anytime.
Rating:
Serves: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

 
1 recipe Topping
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup pecans, chopped
1 recipe muffins
1 package (11.5-oz.) NESTLÉ ® TOLL HOUSE ® Milk Chocolate Morsels, divided
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
3/4 cup pecans, chopped
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract




FOR TOPPING:

COMBINE flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter in small bowl with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans.

FOR MUFFINS:

PREHEAT oven to 375 degrees F. Grease or paper-line 12 muffin cups.

COMBINE <I>1 cup</I> morsels, milk and butter over hot (not boiling) water. Stir until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth.

COMBINE flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, pecans and remaining morsels in large bowl.

COMBINE egg, vanilla extract and melted morsel mixture in small bowl; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling 2/3 full. Sprinkle with Topping.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely.