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       Title: Apple Crunch Muffins
  Categories: Muffins
       Yield: 4 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Unbleached Flour, Sifted          1/4 c  Vegetable Shortening
     1/2 c  Sugar                               1 ea Large Egg, Slightly Beaten
       2 ts Baking Powder                     1/2 c  Milk
     1/2 ts Salt                                1 c  Tart Apples *
   1 1/2 ts Ground Cinnamon                     1 x  Nut Crunch Topping
  
   * Apples are to be washed and cored. Shred the unpeeled apples for recipe.
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   Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon into mixing
   bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until fine crumbs form.
   Combine egg and milk. Add to dry ingredinets all at once, stirring just
   enough to moisten. Stir in apples. Spoon batter into paper-lined 2
   1/2-inch muffin-pan cups, filling 2/3rds full. Sprinkle with nut crunch
   topping.
   Bake in 375 degree oven 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot with
   butter and homemade jelly or jam.
   NUT CRUNCH TOPPING: Mix together 1/4 c brown sugar (packed), 1/4 c chopped
   pecans and 1/2 t ground cinnamon in small bowl. 
  
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