Welcome Back School Days with Dressed-Up Muffins

Aug 30, 2013, 07:48 ET from Martha White

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding special touches to baking mixes has always been a favorite with bakers, and muffin mixes are no exception. From simple additions to complete transformations, Martha White® Muffin Mixes provide the premeasured dry ingredients that give you a head start in creating back-to-school moments in minutes.

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"The simplest variations are the ones that require no change in the basic muffin directions, like adding chocolate chips, nuts or dried fruits," said Martha White Baking Expert Linda Carman. "Topping with chopped nuts, streusel or a powdered sugar glaze is fun and easy, too."

Fun muffin recipes like Quick and Easy PB&J Muffins are perfect for breakfast, an easy after-school snack or school party treat. Just add peanut butter chips to a fruit flavored Martha White Muffin Mix, fill with a little jam and bake. Spread with peanut butter for a tasty topping and even the kids will enjoy helping you make this easy recipe.

For more Martha White back-to-school muffin recipes, like Banana Nut Oatmeal Muffins, visit www.marthawhite.com/recipes. Join the Martha White community at www.Facebook.com/MarthaWhiteBaking.

Quick and Easy PB & J Muffins

Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
2 (7 oz.) packages Martha White® Strawberry Flavored Muffin Mix
1 cup milk
1/2 cup peanut butter chips
2 tablespoons Smucker's® Strawberry Jelly
Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter

  1. HEAT oven to 425°F. Lightly spray 12 medium muffin cups with no-stick cooking spray or line with paper baking cups.
  2. STIR together muffin mix and milk in medium bowl just until moistened. Fold in peanut butter chips. Fill muffin cups about 1/2 full. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon jelly into center of batter. Top with remaining batter. 
  3. BAKE 14 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 to 3 minutes in pan. Remove from pan. Spread top of muffins with peanut butter.

Makes 12 muffins

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