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Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins With Cinnamon Chips

These pumpkin cranberry muffins are the perfect way to spice up breakfast. They are loaded with cinnamon chips and dried cranberries. Warm from the oven with butter, So Delicious!
Servings 18
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


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  • muffin tins
  • cupcake papers


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (½ tsp cinnamon, ¼ tsp ground cloves, ¼ tsp. ground ginger)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup brown sugar packed, light or dark
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs beaten with a fork
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree About ½ of a 15 ounce can
  • 2 tbsp sparkling or non-melting sugar use sparkling or non-melting sugar for sprinkling on the top.
  • 1 cup cinnamon chips
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or chopped dates,


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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Put all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well.
    pumpkin muffins dry ingredients
  • Add the eggs, milk, melted butter to the pumpkin puree and whisk to mix.
  • Add the pumpkin mixture, cinnamon chips and dried cranberries to the dry ingredients.
    pumpkin cranberry muffins ingredients
  • Stir until just moistened - there will be some lumps.
    pumpkin cranberry muffin batter
  • Line a muffin tin with cupcake papers and fill 2/3 full (need 18 papers).
    muffin tins with pumpkin cranberry muffin batter
  • Sprinkle the tops with sparkling sugar.
    pumpkin cranberry muffins unbaked
  • Bake 375 degrees for 15 - 18 minutes - tops should be brown and center set. (see notes)
    pumpkin cranberry muffin


This recipe makes 9 larger muffins or 12 medium size muffins.  Bake at 375 degrees for 15 - 18 minutes for the medium muffins, or 18 - 20 minutes for the larger muffins. A toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean.  Don't overbake. 
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Calories: 174kcal
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast muffins, muffins with dried cranberries, pumpkin cinnamon chip muffins, pumpkin spice muffins, thanksgiving breakfast muffins


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2324IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg