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Yellow Moon Muffins

No recipe image available.Perhaps the most unique recipe for a cornmeal muffin ever...yet curiously interesting.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 package cornbread mix
1 cup chopped dried apricot
3/4 cup water
1 large egg
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup chopped pecans

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare cornbread mix according to package directions. Spread the batter thinly in a well greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool. Cut into 1-inch squares.
  2. Soak apricots in water for 10 minutes.
  3. Lightly beat egg. Stir in the apricots.
  4. In a saucepan, heat butter. Stir in celery, onion, parsley and pepper and cook until tender.
  5. Combine the cornbread squares, egg and apricot mixture, celery and onion mixture, and pecans. Spoon into greased muffin tins. Press down to form muffin shapes.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 20 minutes or until browned.
  7. Remove from pan; serve warm.

Makes 18 dozen muffins.