Pistachio Muffins

We go a bit green crazy around here when St. Patrick’s Day rolls around. For dinner we enjoy split pea soup with a crisp green salad. We all dress in green clothes so we don’t get pinched. And for a yummy snack, we all enjoy these delicious pistachio muffins. Okay, so there are no real pistachios in it. But for the kids, it’s a yummy way to green up a snack! Easy and delicious, these muffins hit the spot and the aroma coming from your oven is intoxicating!

2 cups whole wheat flour*

1 cup all-purpose flour*

1 cup sugar

2 tablespoons baking powder

1 box instant pistachio pudding

2 eggs, beaten

1 1/4 cups milk

1/2 tsp almond extract

3/4 cup vegetable oil

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and dry pudding mix.

Combine eggs, milk and oil; add to dry mixture and mix until just moistened.

Fill baking cups full.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes in preheated 375-degree oven, or until muffins test done.

* can also use 3 cups all-purpose flour

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