Glazed Cherry Oatmeal Muffins

Glazed Cherry-Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped

3 tablespoons butter, softened

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3/4 cup milk

1 egg

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup old fashioned oats


3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract

1 tablespoon milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a muffin pan by greasing or use paper liners.

In a small bowl, combine pecans and cherries. Toss with 1 tablespoon flour until coated. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, combine butter and sugar. Stir in milk and egg. Whisk together remaining flour, baking powder, salt, and oats. Add flour mixture to butter mixture, stir until combined. Fold nut mixture into batter. Spoon batter into prepared pan, filling cups almost full. Bake for 20 - 22 minutes. Makes 9 muffins.

To make glaze:  In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Stir together until smooth. Drizzle over cooled muffins.

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