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Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

These pumpkin cranberry muffins are moist and delicious! At 170 calories each, they are a healthier way to enjoy your favorite fall flavor—pumpkin! So grab your cinnamon, cloves, and giver, and let's get started with some fall baking.
Servings: 12 muffins


  • 12-count muffin pan
  • muffin liners


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • ½ cup low-fat buttermilk
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • cup sweetened dried cranberries chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Place 12 paper muffin cup liners in muffin cups; coat liners with cooking spray.
  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, and next 5 ingredients (though cloves); stir well with a whisk.
  • Combine granulated sugar and next 5 ingredients (through egg) in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 3 minutes). Add flour mixture to sugar mixture; beat at low speed just until combined. Fold in cranberries.
  • Spoon batter into prepared cups. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove muffins from pan immediately; place on a wire rack.

Heather's Helpful Hints

Canned pumpkin offers the same health benefits as fresh, but is a little more convenient. It contributes both color and moistness to these fruit-filled muffins.


Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 3205IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg
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