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Snickers Peanut Butter Muffins

Resolutions, schmesolutions. Diets, schmiets.

How can anyone possibly resist all the tasty temptations overwhelming the baked blogosphere?!?!

Especially when you are cooped up in a house with 18" of snow on the ground (and thunder, weird, right, thunder and snow, we're just saying) and Snickers bars calling your name. It's not like you can get out and go to the grocery store for some salad and fruit. Might as well heed the cries of the candybars on the counter.

So, have a muffin, Muffins! YAY!

Yes, it's a muffin! As in morning wake-up, healthy treat to start your day post-Snowpocalypse 2011! Muffins are practically good for you!

Who cares that they are basically bald cupcakes? Wait, don't tell them that. It might hurt their feelings. Being bald can create a bit of a complex, but, I mean, we don't judge! Bald is beautiful.

Er, and delicious.

And these muffins are especially delicious.

Snickers bars. Satisfies, right? And peanut butter. Chunky peanut butter.  If you aren't tempted to give up on that silly diet with these beauties, then we applaud you. You have enviable will power.

And, you are stronger than us. 

Snickers Peanut Butter Muffins
Makes 12 muffins
Adapted from Nigella Lawson 

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1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
dash of salt
6 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1 large egg, beaten
3/4 cup milk
3 1/2 full-size (2.07 ounces each) Snickers bars, chopped

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, blend together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add in the peanut butter and mix until downey with some pea-size crumbs interspersed. In a separate small bowl, mix together the milk, egg and melted butter. Gradually add this to the turning flour-peanut-butter mixture until just combined. Stir in the chopped Snickers bars with a big spoon.

Line 12-muffin cups with paper baking liners and spoon the batter evenly amongst the 12 muffins.

Bake for 20-25 minutes at which point the tops should be risen and golden brown with a firm-ish top. Cool in the muffing tin for 5-10 minutes and then remove the muffins to a wire rack to cool further if necessary.

Eat immediately. With a big glass of milk. 

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Reader Comments (26)

Wow... I can't even think of a word to describe these! I made Snickers cupcakes once... but these look even better. And if you call them muffins, you can eat them for breakfast, right?!

How am I not eating these right now?! If they are muffins, they must be appropriate for breakfast.

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLauren at KeepItSweet

These look incredible! I still want them to be cupcakes though...not that I'm against bald cupcakes :)

Snickers and muffins?! You've won me over. Oh, and we get snow and thunder here all the time in NY!

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLiz (Little Bitty Bakes)

Snickers are one my favorite chocolate bars, so this muffin sounds like heaven to me! Just wonderful :)

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJusteen @ Blissful Baking

Snickers are my favorite candybars!

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJessica @ How Sweet

You girls have got to be kidding me! Snicker-peanut butter muffins? I think I've died and gone to heaven. And as long as we call them muffins, we can all eat them for breakfast, right? :)

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMadison M

I LOVE Nigella Lawson and I am loving how these bald cupcakes look! I will definitely be making these sometime soon and I will blog about it as soon as I do. Thanks again for the great recipes and photos!

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTalar

Oh my!! I heard that if you were able to make it to the grocery store anyway, that there wouldn't be any food there either!! Guess that food deliveries have been delayed. Yikes!! :) I love the idea of eating Snickers (in any shape or form) for breakfast!

Yum, yum and YUM!! And these are good for you, because peanut butter is healthy. Right? RIGHT??

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCookiePie

Wow! now that is some muffin! They look very good.

Sharona May

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSharona May

It doesn't matter what you put in a muffin, it's still healthy. Because it's a MUFFIN not a cupcake.

These look yummy!

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKarly

And since it's a muffin, its perfectly okay to eat it for breakfast! Muffins=healthy right?

these are unlike any muffins i've ever seen before!!!

Does the recpie really use 1 1/2 tablespoons of baking powder? That seems like a ton for less than two cups of flour.

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLaura

These are perfect for breakfast! We knew you readers had the right idea!

And, Laura, these DO use 1 1/2 tablespoons of baking powder. We had to read that a few times too. Who knew?!?!

January 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBlue-Eyed Bakers

Ahh, I want to make these with Twix! Or 3 Musketeers! Or everything.

January 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTiffany @ Conor & Bella

I think I'm in muffin heaven! These sound beyond words good.. I have a shirt that says muffins are just ugly cupcakes :) haha

January 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEvan @swEEts

awesome idea! I love your site!

January 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlison@

Oh my....those look incredible. Any dessert with a Snickers added in like cookies or ice cream is to try the muffins.

January 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJanalyne

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