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Published on October 11, 2022

cranberry pumpkin muffins

Recipe: Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

Add this muffin recipe featuring pumpkin and cranberries to your list of fall favorites. It's healthy and delicious.

Pumpkin contains nutrients and antioxidants that may boost your immune system, protect your eyesight, lower your risk of certain cancers and promote heart and skin health.

Research has linked the nutrients in cranberries to a lower risk of urinary tract infection (UTI), lower risk of certain types of cancer, improved immune function and decreased blood pressure.

Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon allspice
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen chopped cranberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients (flour through allspice) and set aside.
  3. Beat oil, eggs and pumpkin until well blended.
  4. Add the wet ingredients (pumpkin mixture) to the dry ingredients all at once. Stir until just moistened.
  5. Fold in chopped cranberries.
  6. Spoon into paper-lined muffin cups.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts per Serving:

  • Calories: 200
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Cholesterol: 35 mg
  • Sodium: 230mg
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g

Source: The StayWell Company, LLC

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