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Sweet Potato Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping

Healthy Sweet Potato Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping is an easy muffin recipe that is perfect for fall baking.  These moist sweet potato muffins are a must for your holiday Thanksgiving breakfast or brunch!
Prep Time1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potato muffins, healthy, easy, cinnamon, oatmeal, pecans, streusel
Servings: 12
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Bobbie Blue


Wet Ingredients

  • ¾ cup cooked sweet potato, mashed
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup almond milk

Dry Ingredients

  • ½ cup oat flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

Pecan Streusel Topping

  • 1 tablespoon softened butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons pecans, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon



  • Preheat oven to 350. Line muffin tin with paper liners or spray with cooking spray.
  • Mix all wet ingredients, mashed sweet potato through almond milk in a medium sized bowl. Mix thoroughly but small pieces of sweet potato is ok. Set aside.
  • In another large bowl add all dry ingredients oat flour through cinnamon. Stir well and form a well in the bottom of the bowl.
  • Pour wet ingredients into the dry and stir with a spatula until incorporated and no white streaks of flour remain.
  • Using a spoon drop batter into prepared muffin tin.

Pecan Streusel Topping

  • In a small bowl add flour, brown sugar cinnamon and softened butter. Use a fork to cut butter into brown sugar mixture. Mixture will form small crumbly pieces. Mix in pecans.
  • Sprinkle a small spoonful over the tops of the muffin batter and gently press in.
  • Bake muffins for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick test comes out clean.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3.4g | Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Calcium: 95mg