Walnut Raspberry Muffins Recipe
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Walnut Raspberry Muffins Recipe

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Raspberries are my favorite berry, so this recipe is tops with me. The walnuts give the muffins a nice crunch. You can dress them up by using foil liners instead of paper. —Elisa Lochridge, Beaverton, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min./batch
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min./batch
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 2/3 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 201 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 117mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein .


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg whites, egg, buttermilk and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in raspberries and walnuts.
  2. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: If using frozen raspberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Originally published as Walnut Raspberry Muffins in Taste of Home February/March 2006, p31

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lovetobaker 152252
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2011

"These are delicious! I added a topping that made them a little sweeter.

1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter, cubed
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon"

RedSoxmom 135295
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"MMM.  These sound delicous.  "

Church chef 79319
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"These are delicious! However, I goofed on one ingredient. As I put the pans in the oven I turned around and there sat the buttermilk! Thinking the muffins were ruined I found they were just fine afterall. My husband can't eat just one."

liztonlady 67213
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2010

"I will know to double the recipe next time as it didn't make many. They were very good!"

071246lm 77722
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2008

"Excellent recipe; muffins have a nice texture and are very tasty. Muffins could also be served as a cupcake - just drizzle a vanilla icing over them."

lochfam 160822
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2008

"I am from Tigrd, OR despite what it says online (the magazine is right). :-} I've directed some of my friends to see these online and do not want them to miss them because they think this is a different person."

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