Cranberry and Nut Muffins Recipe

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Cranberry and Nut Muffins
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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Generously butter a (or spray with non-stick spray) 12 large or 16 medium muffins pan.
  3. Combine chopped cranberries with 1/2 cup sugar.
  4. Whisk or sift together (sifting will make for lighter muffins), flour, baking powder, salt, and 3 tablespoons sugar. Beat egg, add milk and beat well. Add melted butter or shortening. Stir quickly into dry ingredients, mixing well just until dry ingredients are moistened, some lumps will remain.
  5. Stir in cranberries, chopped nuts, and orange peel (optional).
  6. Bake at 400°F for 20 or 25 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven; brush muffin tops with melted butter. Sprinkle with coarse sugar or cinnamon sugar, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 336.99 Kcal (1411 kJ)
Calories from fat 157.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.55g 27%
Cholesterol 36.32mg 12%
Sodium 169.74mg 7%
Potassium 354.77mg 8%
Total Carbs 40.47g 13%
Sugars 12.96g 52%
Dietary Fiber 3.01g 12%
Protein 6.31g 13%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 140.2mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 290.81 Kcal (1218 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.15g 27%
Cholesterol 31.35mg 12%
Sodium 146.48mg 7%
Potassium 306.15mg 8%
Total Carbs 34.92g 13%
Sugars 11.19g 52%
Dietary Fiber 2.6g 12%
Protein 5.45g 13%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 6%
Calcium 121mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.6
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

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