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Lemon Filled Gingerbread Muffins

Now that Thanksgiving has passed I'm fully embracing winter flavors like gingerbread and peppermint mocha. I made these Lemon Filled Gingerbread Muffins from Taste of Home for this month's Muffin Monday! I always have great intentions on getting progress shots but this is it this time around. I used a medium cookie scoop for the batter then a small cookie scoop to add the lemon filling. I never get the yield that the recipe gives because I always add more batter per muffin.  For these I got an even dozen. I sprinkled the tops with some raw sugar before baking, I think they'd be kind of plain without it. I have a newer convection oven and it automatically adjusts the temperature when baking.  I baked mine at 375ยบ for about 17 minutes. Be sure when you check for doneness you test in the muffin part, not the lemon filling. Thanks so much to Stacy for hosting #MuffinMonday and to all the other awesome bloggers who shared recipes today, be sure to go check out what they mad
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