Pumpkin Butterscotch Muffins

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My sister just had a baby!  When I asked how I could help, she said wanted muffins.  Lots of muffins.  Lots and lots and LOTS of muffins.  All freezer friendly and different flavors.  I’m on it!

You’ll see a series of recipes related to the new baby muffin extravaganza, Banana Peanut Butter Crumble, Pumpkin Butterscotch and Zucchini Chocolate Chip.

Pumpkin Butterscotch Muffins

Makes 16 muffins


  • 1 3/4 C flour
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1/2 t ginger
  • 1/2 t freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 C melted butter
  • 1 C canned pumpkin
  • 8 oz butterscotch chips
  • Extra chips for garnish


Heat oven to 350.  Line muffin pans with baking cups.

Mix flour, brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder and salt.  Set aside.

Mix eggs, melted butter and pumpkin in a large bowl.  Add flour mixture and stir until just combined.  Add butterscotch chips.

Fill each muffin cup 3/4  full.  Garnish with a few extra butterscotch chips.

Bake 18-20 minutes until golden.  A toothpick will come out clean when inserted in the center.

Recipe modified from “Mini Pumpkin Butterscotch Muffins,” allrecipes.com, by Megan

Anna Lookingbill

Anna Lookingbill

I'm a self-taught Betty Crocker. Food should be pretty, delicious and have sprinkles. Professionally I'm a clinical social worker. Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest- Sugar and Spice Baking Blog- for great recipes, amazing restaurants and culinary adventures.

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