Mini Cinnamon Sugar Muffins


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Mini Cinnamon Sugar Muffins are a great morning treat.

Have I mentioned my family loves muffins? Well, we do and I tend to make them often however, I usually end up making our favorites over and over. I don’t branch out much and I’m not really sure why. Recently, I made mini cinnamon sugar muffins and they were a total with the family. While you could make them in a regular size muffin tin, they may be too sweet with all the cinnamon sugar.

Bite sized muffins are sure to please.

I’ll say, they were an instant hit with one reservation. Only half of the family liked them rolled in the cinnamon sugar, the other half thought only the tops should be dipped in the sweet stuff. So that, I’m going to say, is a personal preference. What’s interesting is my boys were split. You’d think kids would like sweeter. I could really go either way.

They remind me of a cinnamon donut and that’s not a bad thing. I guess the only way it’s a bad thing is I could, quite possibly, devour all of them! These muffins will keep on the counter, covered in foil for about 2 days if they last that long.

Looking for More Muffin Recipes?

If you like mini muffins, you need to check out my praline pumpkin spice mini muffins or mini apple muffins with oatmeal streusel topping.

Mini Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

The whole family will love these mini cinnamon sugar muffins.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Breakfast and Brunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 muffins


  • 5 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Melted butter and cinnamon-sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease mini muffin pans and set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg; mix well.
  • Beat in milk.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; beat into creamed mixture just until moistened.
  • Fill greased miniature muffin cups two-thirds full.
  • Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
  • Dip muffins in melted butter, then roll in cinnamon-sugar.
  • Serve warm.
  • As an alternative, dip only muffin tops in butter then dip in sugar.
  • To make cinnamon sugar combine 1/2 cup of granulated sugar with 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon Mix well.

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