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Date-Orange-Nut Muffins

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Ingredients

1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
Egg, well-beaten
3/4 cup orange juice
1/3 cup cooking oil
1/2 cup finely chopped dates
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 tablespoon grated orange peel

Instructions

Stir together thoroughly the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a hole in the center. Combine egg, orange juice and oil; add all at once to dry mixture. Stir just until moistened. Gently stir in dates, nuts and orange peel. Fill well-greased muffin pans or paper bake cup-lined muffin pans 2/3 full. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Makes 12 muffins.

Karen Miller
Orion




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