Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Muffins

Chocolate and macadamia nuts - two of the richest flavors imaginable - come together in these remarkable muffins.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 18

Ingredients

Streusel

1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine

Muffins

2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup sour cream
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup milk
1
tablespoon vanilla
1
egg
1/2
cup chopped macadamia nuts
1/2
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 18 regular-size muffin cups or place paper baking cup in each muffin cup. In small bowl, mix all streusel ingredients with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix 2 cups flour, the granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add sour cream, 1/2 cup butter, the milk, vanilla and egg; stir just until dry particles are moistened. Fold in macadamia nuts and chocolate chips. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full; sprinkle each with 1 1/2 teaspoons streusel.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from muffin cups immediately. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Muffin
    Calories
    220
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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