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Sweet Potato Pecan Muffins

Serve with honey butter for a special treat.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 Muffins


  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Argo® Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup mashed cooked sweet potato (about 1 large potato)
  • 3/4 cup Karo® Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1/3 cup Mazola® Vegetable Plus! Oil
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Spray 12 (2 1/2-inch) muffin pan cups with cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg.
  3. In large bowl mix sweet potato, corn syrup, oil, eggs and vanilla; stir in dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in pecans. Spoon into prepared muffin cups.
  4. Bake in 400°F oven 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.