Basil Pesto Muffins
These savory muffins add an extra-special element to a holiday breadbasket. You may want to double the recipe—most guests will want seconds!
1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
2 Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in large bowl; form well in center.
3 Whisk together ¾ cup oil, milk, and eggs in glass measuring cup with pour spout.
4 Pour mixture into well of dry ingredients; stir only until dry ingredients are moistened.
5 Fold in basil, Parmesan, sun-dried tomatoes, and garlic.
6 Scoop ½ cup batter into each muffin cup, filling two-thirds full. Drizzle 1 tsp. remaining olive oil over each muffin. Sprinkle pine nuts and sea salt on top of each muffin.
7 Bake muffins 20 to 22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
8 Heat broiler to high with rack 6 inches from element. Broil muffins 2 to 3 minutes, or until tops are golden.