1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Cranberry Walnut Muffins


Cranberry walnut muffins
mary_thompson/Flickr/CC BY 2.0

Whether you make muffins for breakfast, Thanksgiving dinner, or Christmas dinner, you will want to keep this recipe on hand. The freshly chopped cranberries have a wonderful tang that goes great with a turkey or ham dinner.

Yield: 1 dozen muffins

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp shortening
  • 1 medium egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup chopped, fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees F. Grease 12-cup muffin tin.

  2. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening with fork. Mix egg and milk together in small bowl. Pour into dry ingredients and mix until flour is wet. Fold in cranberries and walnuts.

  3. Scrape batter into muffin cups, filling them 2/3 full. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Remove muffins from tin and let cool on rack. Serve warm or cold with butter.
  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Bread Baking
  4. Quick Breads
  5. Muffin Recipes
  6. Cranberry Walnut Muffins - Breakfast, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Muffins - Recipe for Cranberry Walnut Muffins

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.