Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Moist and tender pumpkin streusel muffins made with real pumpkin and all the warm flavors of fall.

 Pumpkin streusel muffins are one of my favorite recipes to bake in the fall. I am not the type of person who enjoys baking or cooking anything in the morning (I usually just throw some granola bars at the kids with my eyes half open and keep sipping on my store bought iced coffee lol). Even though I am not a morning person at ALL, there is something about baking on a cold fall morning and filling the house with that warm cinnamon and pumpkin smell that is so cozy. 

The icing perfectly complements the spicy tender buttery muffin. It still tastes great without it if you choose to leave that part out, but the icing REALLY ties it all together!

These pumpkin streusel are gorgeous too! They make great gifts for friends, family, and your neighbors.

I like to make these with the kids as a fun fall activity. Too keep the mess to a minimum, I make the muffin batter and scoop it into the muffin liners with an ice-cream scoop. Then I let my 5 year old make t


Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper liners and spray them with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree and melted butter.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract and salt to the bowl. Stir until just combined.
  • Divide the batter evenly among the 12 muffin cups.
  • For the streusel:
  • Place the flour, brown sugar, butter and pumpkin pie spice in a medium sized bowl. Mix with a fork until thoroughly combined and coarse crumbs form.
  • Sprinkle the streusel evenly over the muffins.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Cool for a few minutes before drizzling the icing.
  • For the icing:
  • Whisk together the powdered sugar, cream and vanilla extract. Drizzle over the cooled muffins.



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