Pinterest Recipe: Snickerdoodle Muffins

Okay, I'm a slacker, I'm a procrastinator. Those are things you need to know about me, if you don't already. I said awhile back (here) that I would test out one recipe a month from my "food pins" from Pinterest. You know, to actually make up for all the time I spend on that site. Some good should come of it, right?
I haven't stuck to my plan...big surprise. However, yesterday I was in my fall mood and baking seemed like the thing to do.
What did I make? Snickerdoodle Muffins! How were they? Thumbs up!
This recipe was pinned from Ashley at Eat Me, Delicious, and here is how to make it.

Snickerdoodle Muffinsby Eat Me, Delicious, slightly modified from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody

2 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
3/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp cream of tartar
3/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
1 1/4 cup sour cream
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar and 1 TBSP cinnamon mixed together for rolling*

1.Cream the butter and sugar until soft about 3 to 5 minutes. Add in the vanilla. Add in the eggs one at a time and mix until each is incorporated.

2.In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar and nutmeg.

3.Add the flour mixture and the sour cream alternately to the egg-butter mixture in the additions. Start with the flour and end with the flour. Scrape the bowl occasionally.

4. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out muffin batter one at a time and drop into a shallow bowl filled with the cinnamon sugar mixture. Roll the muffin around in the mixture until it is covered completely in cinnamon sugar. Place muffin into muffin tin. Depending on the size of your tins, you should get about 12 to 14 muffins. Bake them for approx. 20-22 minutes in a 350F oven or until they are golden brown.

Go ahead and make a batch, then come back and tell me what you think!

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