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Apple Streusel Muffins with Vanilla Glaze

An apple and nut-filled muffin topped with a buttery crumble and vanilla glaze

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple, muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup apple diced
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tspq nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons sour cream

Streusel Topping

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Vanilla Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons half and half
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 375. Line muffin tins with paper liners. Set aside. Cream together butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs and sour cream. Mix until combined. Add in dry ingredients. Mix until just incorporated. Fold in nuts and apples. Spoon batter into muffin tins. (3/4) full. Meanwhile, combine ingredients for streusel in a medium mixing bowl. Sprinkle the streusel over the muffins. Bake for 20 minutes or until tops are golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow muffins to cool in the pan for 3-5 minutes before placing on a cooling rack. Meanwhile, whisk together glaze ingredients and drizzle over muffins. Store in an airtight container.