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Leftover Eggnog Cranberry Muffins Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 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. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 189 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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Brede User ID: 626993 19993
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2011

"I've been making these for many years from the recipe in the magazine. I recently misplaced my mag and nearly went crazy until my husband found it here online!! Thank you"

phxsbrowns User ID: 4510567 45792
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2009

"Awesome---I did half with pecans and half without and they were both scrumptious."

foxydi User ID: 3585171 40442
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2009

"excellent muffins nice and moist"

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