Delicious Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bites -- and little muffins mean we can have more with less guilt, right?

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bites

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 24
Author Live Laugh Rowe


For the Muffins

  • 1/4 cup pure pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the Maple Glaze

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1-2 tablespoons water
  • Cinnamon Sugar optional


For the Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray 25 mini muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine pumpkin, brown sugars, milk, oil, egg and vanilla in a large bowl; stir to blend. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; stir until just combined. Scoop heaping tablespoons into prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake 11-12 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack.

For the Glaze

  1. Melt butter in saucepan. Add powdered sugar and vanilla - it will most likely be thick.. Stir in maple syrup. Add water until desired consistency is reached.
  2. Dip tops of muffins into glaze and let stand until mixture is set.
  3. Sprinkle muffins with cinnamon-sugar mixture, optional.