Apple Snickerdoodle Mini Muffins

This post may contain affiliate links, which gives me a small percentage of the sale, at no cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Apple Snickerdoodle Mini Muffins – with chunks of tender apples and a cinnamon sugar coating, these muffins will become a new favorite!

Mini Apple Snickerdoodle Muffins - loaded with chunks of apple and rolled in cinnamon sugar, these muffins are exceptional!

Anything made with cinnamon and sugar is bound to be a hit at my house. These tasty little apple snickerdoodle muffins were no exception, they were devoured within minutes!

Everyone will love these tasty little apple snickerdoodle muffins. They just smell like fall.

I adapted a favorite snickerdoodle bread recipe to come up with these muffins. They are tender and buttery, and packed with juicy chunks of apple. But oh man, that cinnamon sugar coating. It’s what takes these muffins from yummy to over the top fantastic. Every bite is delectable!

Cinnamon sugar apple snickerdoodle muffins - a perfect fall muffin!

Since they are mini sized, they bake faster, so they are ready in under 30 minutes. Plus, there’s just something about a mini muffin isn’t there? They are just so fun to pop in your mouth!

Chunks of apple in a buttery muffin coated with cinnamon sugar. A must make fall muffin recipe!

Apple Snickerdoodle Muffins - the mini size makes these fall muffins even more fun to eat!

Kids and adults alike are sure to love these tasty muffins. They make a yummy breakfast, or a perfect afternoon snack.

Need a yummy fall breakfast treat? Give these apple snickerdoodle muffins a try!

I’ve made these muffins with grated apples and with diced apples. We prefer the chunks of apple, but you can grate them instead if you prefer. Either way they are delicious!


Apple Snickerdoodle Mini Muffins

Yield: 4 dozen

Apple Snickerdoodle Mini Muffins

Apple Snickerdoodle Mini Muffins
Mini muffins filled with diced apple and rolled in cinnamon sugar.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter for topping
  • 1/3 cup sugar + 2 tsp cinnamon for topping


Whisk together oil and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk and whisk or beat till well combined. Stir in the diced apple. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Stir into wet ingredients.

Divide batter evenly between 48 mini muffin cups that have been well greased. Bake at 350° for about 16 minutes or till lightly browned around the edges. Remove to cooling racks.

Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Brush the tops of the muffins with butter, then roll muffins in cinnamon sugar mixture. Serve warm.


I originally published this recipe at I Heart Naptime.

If you love this yummy apple recipe, you’ll enjoy these too!

Amazing Dutch Apple Pie
Double Crumb Apple Crisp
Cinnamon Crumb Apple Coffee Cake
Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby Oven Pancakes


  1. DEElicious ! Can I freeze these for unexpected guests?

    • I haven’t tried it, but I think it would work. I’d freeze a couple just to see how the cinnamon sugar holds up. Let me know how it turns out!

  2. Amy Huntley says:

    These are so addicting! Apples and cinnamon for the win!

  3. Cinnamon & apples..yum! I love how soft these are. They are the perfect snack!

  4. My kids are gonna be so happy- they love the snickerdoodle bread.

  5. becky morgan says:

    Where can I find the Snickerdoodle Bread recipe?

  6. These look delicious! You can beat apples & cinnamon!

  7. I love mini muffins! These look delicious. I could definitely eat like 6 of these.

  8. dragon ball super says:

    Thank for sharing the recipe, it looks so delicious!

  9. Peggy Thomson says:

    Love your recipes

Speak Your Mind