Cranberry Cream Cheese Muffins
Cranberry Cream Cheese Muffins Image

Cranberry Cream Cheese Muffins

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

12
muffins
30 min
PREP TIME
50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

4 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

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

 

 *Substitute whole frozen cranberries.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    Serve warm or at room temperature.

Tip #1

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

Tip #2

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

Nutrition

220Calories
12Fat (mg)
60Cholesterol (mg)
190Sodium (mg)
27Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

Reviews

Explore reviews from
our online community

  April 04, 2015

Our college student daughter brought these muffins to the family Christmas. EVERYONE raved about them!! Moist, delicious, and kept well for the few days they were around. Because there is only one cup of flour in the recipe, the muffins are smaller than other recipes produce.

— says Kristyne
Helpful?
  October 19, 2013

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!

— says Denise B.
Helpful?
Tried this recipe? Instagram it!
And don't forget to tag us @landolakesktchn.

More Recipes To Make

  • Cranberry Recipes
     

    Cranberry Recipes

    Whether they are the star ingredients in pastries or sandwiches, cranberries add distinct flavor to a variety of dishes.

    See Recipes

Featured In

Recipe Image  

COLLECTION

Cranberry Recipes

Whether they are the star ingredients in pastries or sandwiches, cranberries add distinct flavor to a variety of dishes.

See Recipes
loadingImage