Snickerdoodle Apple Muffins

These Snickerdoodle Apple Muffins consist of a moist, flavorful muffin with chunks of tender apple throughout! Combined with a cinnamon sugar coating, these muffins are a Fall favorite!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Servings 16
Author The Cookin' Chicks


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 apple (I used Granny smith), cored/peeled/diced
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tray with paper or silicone liners (or cooking spray).

  2. Combine the oil and sugar together in a medium bowl.

  3. Add in the eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla extract.

  4. Stir in the diced apple.

  5. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.

  6. Combine the dry ingredients with the apple mixture and stir until just combined.

  7. Divide batter evenly amongst the prepared muffin tray(s), filling about 2/3 full.

  8. Place pan in preheated oven and bake 16-18 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack.

  10. Combine the sugar and cinnamon together to create the topping.

  11. Brush the melted butter evenly on top of the muffins and dip into the cinnamon/sugar mixture.

  12. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from: Creations by Kara