Cherry-Pear Muffins
Recipe from Kellogg's

Topped with a sweet, cinnamon-powdered sugar glaze, these indulgent, moist muffins are punctuated with tart cherries.


Cherry-Pear Muffins

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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup 
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1   teaspoon 
    cinnamon
  • 1  15 1/4 ounce 
    sliced pears
  • 4   cups 
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes®
  • 3   
    egg whites
  • 2   tablespoons 
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2  cup 
    dried tart cherries
Glaze
  • 1   cup 
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    cinnamon
  • 5   teaspoons 
    pear liquid or water
Directions
1.
In large mixing bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and the 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Set aside.
2.
Drain pears, reserving liquid. Place pears, Kellogg's Corn Flakes® cereal, egg whites, oil, and 3/4 cup of the pear liquid in food processor bowl. Using metal blade, process mixture about 30 seconds or until smooth. Add pear mixture and cherries to flour mixture, stirring only until combined. Portion evenly into twelve 2--1/2-inch muffin-pan cups coated with cooking spray.
3.
Bake at 400 degrees F about 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan and drizzle with mixture of powdered sugar, 5 teaspoons of pear liquid or water and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Serve warm or cold.
Yield:

1.
12 muffins
VARIATION:

1.
Dried cranberries, blueberries or raisins may be substituted for dried cherries.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 240, Fat, total (g) 3, carb. (g) 51, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 389, vit. C (mg) 6, sodium (mg) 280, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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