Moist Cranberry Pecan Muffins

Moist Cranberry Pecan Muffins

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"An adapted recipe that my wife thinks is amazing."

Ingredients

1 h 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 259 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 259 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 40g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 193 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 24 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  2. Beat butter, applesauce, 1 cup white sugar, and brown sugar in a large mixing bowl until smooth and creamy. Mix in eggs and vanilla extract, then stir in sour cream, Greek yogurt, and orange juice until thoroughly combined. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and salt in a separate bowl. Gently stir the flour mixture into the wet ingredients just until moistened; fold in cranberries and pecans.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling them 2/3 full. Combine 1/4 cup sugar with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a bowl and sprinkle the cinnamon sugar over the muffins.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until muffins are lightly browned and a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean or with moist crumbs, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool muffins in pans for 10 minutes before turning out to finish cooling on wire racks.
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I loved these, but I did make a couple of small modifications to suit my tastes and to substitute ingredients I had available. I replaced the applesauce with butter, and the yogurt with sour cr...

I cut this recipe back by half to get 12 muffins. I used my own homemade applesauce amd two tablespoons orange juice concentrate for a stronger orange flavor. I made no other changes. Baked at 3...

When I made the first batch we found them to be dry and not very sweet. So I just made another batch with these revisions: 3/4 c. butter, 1 1/4 c white sugar and 1 1/4 c brown sugar. Now h...