Apple Muffins w/ Maple Glaze stacked on top of each other

Apple Muffins w/ Maple Glaze

  • Author: Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 regular size muffins 1x
  • Category: Muffins
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Breakfast


Apple Muffins with Maple Glaze is a copycat of the old Costco muffins. Moist, fluffy, apple and spice filled muffins topped with streusel and drizzled with a maple glaze. This tasty apple muffin recipe is perfect for your brunch table! 




  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 allspice
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 milk
  • 1/3 oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large apple, cut into small chunks (mine came out to 1 1/2 cups)

Streusel Topping

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 8 tbsp butter, at room temp.
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • Pinch cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves

Maple Glaze

  • 1 heaping cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 1 tbsp hot water



  1. Preheat oven to 375F and heavily grease a muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together flour, quick oats, sugars, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl mix together eggs, sour cream, milk, oil, and vanilla. Slowly mix in dry ingredients, just until no flour streaks remain. Fold in apple chunks.

Streusel Topping

  1. To make streusel topping in a medium bowl mix flour, brown sugar, butter, oats, a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  2. Fill muffin pans all the way to the top with batter. Sprinkle streusel on top. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Until a toothpick inserted in comes out clean. Place on wire rack to cool.

Maple Glaze

  1. In a small bowl mix together powdered sugar, maple syrup, maple extract and hot water. If too thin add a tsp of water at a time to reach desired consistency. Drizzle on top of muffins.

Keywords: costco muffin recipe, maple apple recipe

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