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Leftover Eggnog Cranberry Muffins

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.


2 dozen

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.


  • 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


  1. 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.

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