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Christmas Morning Cranberry Muffins


A special treat that could be used as a quick breakfast on Christmas Day or as a snack during the holidays.













Trans-fat Free


1 cup cranberries
½ cup sugar
1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon allspice
1 each eggs
¼ teaspoon orange zest
¾ cups orange juice
cup butter
or margarine
¼ cup nuts


Coarsely chop cranberries, sprinkle with ¼ cup sugar & set aside.

Preheat oven to 375F, prepare pans.

Combine flour, ¼ cup sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon & allspice. In another bowl combine egg, orange rind & juice and melted butter. Add dry mix to wet mix & stir to moisten. Fold in cranberry mixture & nuts.

Spoon into pans & bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.

Makes 9 large muffins.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Can I have permission to post this on my blog?

almost 3 years ago

Would you use dried cranberries or fresh cranberries?

almost 3 years ago

I have made this recipe for years. I always use fresh cranberries that I chop and allow to sit in the sugar like you would strawberries. I also add a bit of vanilla extract and a half a cup of nuts.

10 months ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 83g (2.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 22339% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 319mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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