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Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffin

pumpkin apple streusel muffins

2½ cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup canned pumpkin
½cup vegetable oil
2 cups finely chopped peeled apples

1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter or margarine

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt.
Combine eggs, pumpkin and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fold in apples.
Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.
For topping, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; sprinkle 1 teaspoon over each muffin.
Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until muffins test done.
Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. 

Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.