Recipes and Cooking Cinnamon-Sugar Bourbon-Pumpkin Muffins 2.6 (5) 5 Reviews A drizzle of bourbon in the batter makes these pumpkin muffins extra rich, while a sweet and crunchy cinnamon-sugar and pecan topping makes these muffins sugary enough for dessert. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on September 15, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 25 mins Cool Time: 10 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 24 Yield: 24 muffins Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 ⅓ cup sugar ¾ cup finely chopped pecans 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 ¾ cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 15 ounce can pumpkin ¾ cup vegetable oil 3 eggs ¼ cup bourbon or water Bourbon Icing 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tablespoon bourbon 2 teaspoon milk Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line twenty-four 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups. In a small bowl combine 2/3 cup of the sugar, the pecans, and 1 tsp. of the cinnamon; set aside. In a very large bowl stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and the remaining 1 tsp. cinnamon. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside. In a large bowl whisk together the remaining 2 2/3 cups sugar, the pumpkin, oil, eggs, and bourbon. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full. Sprinkle with nut mixture. Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups 10 minutes. Remove; cool on wire racks. If desired, drizzle with Bourbon Icing before serving Bourbon Icing In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, bourbon, and enough milk to drizzling consistency. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 265 Calories 10g Fat 41g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 24 Calories 265 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 23mg 8% Sodium 212mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 41g 15% Total Sugars 29g Protein 3g Vitamin C 0.8mg 4% Calcium 15mg 1% Iron 1.1mg 6% Potassium 76mg 2% Folate, total 32mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.