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Leftover Eggnog Cranberry Muffins

 Leftover Eggnog Cranberry Muffins
I devised this recipe after Christmas one year to make use of leftover eggnog and cranberries. My friends and family have just raved about these muffins.
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared eggnog
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a
  • small bowl, mix eggnog, eggs and butter. Stir into flour mixture
  • just until blended. Fold in cranberry sauce and pecans. Fill greased
  • or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 25
  • minutes or until center of muffin springs back when lightly touched.
  • Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 189 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.