Cranberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Cranberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Cranberries add a bright color and flavor to this tender sparkling-topped muffin.

30 min.prep time 50 min.total time
12 muffins
151 Rating

Ingredients

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups fresh whole cranberries*
1/4 cup coarse grain white sugar

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper or foil baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups. Set aside.

Combine butter and cream cheese in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add sugar and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until just combined. Stir in cranberries.

Evenly divide batter among prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle coarse grain sugar over top of each muffin. Bake 21-26 minutes until tops begin to brown on edges and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 2 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

 

*Substitute whole frozen cranberries.

Recipe Tip

- For a festive look, use shiny red foil liners to complement the cranberries.

- Use an ice cream scoop to fill muffin cups easily.

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin)

Calories: 220

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 190mg

Carbohydrates: 27g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #15444©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I made these muffins for Christmas morning, and they were a hit! They will become traditional holiday fare at our house! Thank you Land 'o Lakes for recipes that I trust!

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