" Pucker Up " Cranberry Muffins

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

If you like the tartness of Cranberries, you will love these beautiful muffins...moist and savory with a pop of tartness...we just love them...they were supposed to be for Thanksgiving...well, lets just say they won't be making it to my table...lol!

Enjoy!

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Serves:

24 muffins

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1 - 8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
4
eggs
2 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
cranberries, dusted with 2 tablespoons flour
1/2 c
pecans, chopped - or favorite nut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Spray or lightly butter muffin tins.
2
In a large mixing bowl; beat the butter and sugar till fluffy; beat in the cream cheese until creamy; add the eggs and vanilla. Beat until well combined.
3
In another bowl:

Mix together flour, baking powder, and salt.

Fold in cranberries and nuts. Add to wet ingredients.
4
Immediately, fill muffin tins 2/3 full with batter. I then sprinkle the tops with sugar. ( totally optional )
5
Bake until inserted toothpick comes out clean, about 20 - 25 minutes.

Let cool for a few minutes before removing from pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American