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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® Corn Oil
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


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