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5 Foolproof Muffins to Kick Off Baking Season

Break out the apron (and the jeggings): baking season is upon us! You don't even need to be a "baker" to whip up these easy fall muffins. The recipes have all been fine tuned in my kitchen, so they come out perfect for you every time.
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Break out the apron (and the jeggings): baking season is upon us! You don't even need to be a "baker" to whip up these easy fall muffins. The recipes have all been fine tuned in my kitchen, so they come out perfect for you every time.

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These muffins are hearty with a wholesome "oatey" flavor and crunchy streusel topping. They dome beautifully -- just like the ones from your favorite neighborhood bakery. GET THE RECIPE

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No baking list would be complete without something for the chocolate lovers. Made with cocoa powder and chocolate chips, these muffins have a double hit of chocolate. GET THE RECIPE

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Made partially with whole wheat flour, these muffins have a wonderfully wholesome flavor and texture. They're also chockfull of apples, scented with warm autumn spices and finished with an irresistible crunchy brown sugar topping. GET THE RECIPE

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Studded with tart dried cherries and topped with a crisp almond streusel, these are -- quite simply -- the loveliest little muffins you ever met. GET THE RECIPE

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With their bold pumpkin flavor and crunchy pecan topping, these muffins just scream fall. And you'll love how they fill your home with the inviting aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. GET THE RECIPE