Cherry Nut Muffins

Cherry Nut Muffins


"This cherry nut muffin recipe has been in my family for about 15 years and it's very good! The recipe calls for pecans but you can use whatever nuts you like."


30 m servings 197 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 120 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar together; add butter and beat well.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture, alternating with milk. Fold in the cherries and pecans; stir just to combine.
  4. Scoop batter into prepared muffin pans and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
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  1. 24 Ratings


There's a little problem with this recipe - too much moisture! I omitted the milk altogether and used 2 cups of fresh cherries that I tossed with a couple of Tbsp. of sugar which produced their ...

These are so good! I used fresh Bing cherries. I think the wetness of canned cherries may have caused the problems some of the reviewers were talking about. The fresh ones were so good in thi...

These muffins really don't bake well at all. Maybe using less sugar would help. Once you get past the ugly apprearance, they taste pretty good. But I've definately made better and I won't be ...

these muffins don't cook very well. I was disappointed with the final version. I made them twice to make sure it wasn't me!

very easy and fail proof! Can't go wrong with this one. enjoy!

Great taste! They didn't rise up like regular muffins. I used 1/2 c. wht. sugar, 1/2 c. brown sugar and 1/2 c. honey, white whole wheat, instead of ap flour, fresh dark sweet cherries and added ...

I made this recipe as a bread (like banana nut bread). I used bing cherries, reduced the sugar to 1 1/2 cups, added 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla. It made a very dense loaf. But it was delicious. I will be...

Very dense, somewhat sticky and overall a really heavy muffin. Edible enough to finish the batch but not something i would ever make again.

Because I changed this recipe, I gave it four stars to be fair to the person who wrote this. I substituted the dried cherries I had, instead of using canned. I could definitely see why these d...