*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                           Cheery Cherry Muffins
 
 Recipe By     : Nothin' but Muffins
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Muffins
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      c             flour
      1/3  c             sugar
      1/3  c             maraschino cherries -- quartered
    1      tbsp          baking powder
      1/2  tsp           salt -- optional
      3/4  c             buttermilk
      1/4  c             vegetable oil
    4      tbsps         cherry juice
    1                    egg -- beaten
    1      tsp           almond extract
    4      tbsps         almonds -- finely chopped
    3      tbsps         sugar
 
 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease muffin cups.
 
 2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cherries, baking powder and
 salt.
 
 3. In a separate bowl, mix milk, oil, cherry juice, egg, and almond extract.
 
 4. Make a well in the dry ingredients and stir in liquid just to moisten.
 
 5. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
 
 6. Combine almonds and remaining sugar; sprinkle over batter.
 
 7. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes.
 
 8. Cool 10 minutes before removing from muffin cups.
 
 9. Makes 12 muffins
 
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 Per serving (excluding unknown items): 177 Calories; 6g Fat (30% calories from
 fat); 3g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 16mg Cholesterol; 204mg Sodium
 
 Food Exchanges: 1 Starch/Bread; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates