This recipe for apple crisp muffins has a tasty surprise when you take a bite. The center has a cream cheese filling. The crumble topping also adds texture and flavor with old fashioned oats and cinnamon. This is an extra tasty muffin.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Paper line or grease a muffin tin.
Peel and finely chop the two apples in a bowl and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
In a second bowl,mix together the the egg, milk and oil.
Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients just until moistened.
Stir in the apples.
Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full.
In a small bowl, beat together the cream cheese, maple syrup, and orange peel until smooth.
Drop by tablespoonfuls into centers of muffins.
In a bowl, combine the flour, oats, brown sugar and cinnamon.
Cut in butter until crumbly.
Sprinkle over filling.
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from oven and cool before transfer muffins to a wire rack.