Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins



"Ode to the pumpkin muffin"
I hate you pumpkin muffin for making me fat;

I hate you pumpkin muffin for making me spend all my money;

I hate you pumpkin muffin for the time I waste thinking about eating you;

I love you... pumpkin muffin... until tomorrow....

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
If you love pumpkin, this easy muffin recipe is for you. The fall spices blend perfectly with the tart cranberries, sweet apples, and crunchy walnuts. Don't be concerned about the lack of eggs in this recipe. The pumpkin is a great healthy substitute that adds to the overall flavor. Delish!

Note: We tested this recipe using thawed frozen cranberries.


1 pkg
18.25 oz. yellow cake mix
1 can(s)
15 oz. pumpkin
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 c
fresh or dried cranberries
1 c
apples, chopped
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
turbinado sugar (sugar made from sugar can extract)


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1Preheat oven to 350. Grease or line with paper liner a 12 cup muffin pan.

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2In a large bowl add cake mix, pumpkin, and spices.

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3Mix until blended.

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4Fold in cranberries.

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5Then add apples.

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6Finally, fold in nuts.

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7Spoon equal amounts of batter into muffin tin, filling each almost 1/2 full. Sprinkle tops with turbinado sugar.

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8Bake 20-25 min or until toothpick comes out clean.

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9Let cool and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Fall Food
Other Tag: Quick & Easy