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Peanut Butter Muffins | Magnolia Days

Peanut Butter Muffins

A quick and easy recipe for peanut butter muffins. Serve them with jelly, honey, or butter for a tasty breakfast or afternoon snack.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Renee


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter*
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal squares such a Rice Chex


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin pan.
  2. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk together egg, milk, peanut butter, and oil in a medium bowl. Stir in cereal and let sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Add cereal mixture to flour mixture and stir until dry ingredients are moistened (do not over-mix).
  5. Divide batter equally among muffin cups.
  6. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned and a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  7. Remove muffins from the pan. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

*You can use flavored peanut butter for different twists on these muffins.