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Muffineering: Thanksgiving in the Palm of Your Hand
November 12, 2008, 9:24 am
Filed under: Food, Recipes

Pumpkin-Cranberry-Pecan Muffins

Makes 30 fat muffins which I forgot to photograph.

* 1 3/4 cup butter
* 3 cup brown sugar
* 4 eggs
* 6 cup unsifted whole wheat flour
* 4 tsp baking soda
* 16 ounce can pumpkin (like for to make the pie)
* 3 single serving containers
* 2 single-serving container vanilla yogurt
* 2 tbsp orange marmalade
* 2 tsp ground nutmeg
* 3 tsp ground ginger
* 3-4 fistfuls chopped pecans
* 5-6 fistfuls delicious craisins

1. Preheat oven to 350.
2. Cream butter and sugar together until light and creamy. Beat in the eggs.
3. Mix together the flour, baking soda.
4. Combine the pumpkin, applesauce, yogurt, craisins, nuts, and spices in your largest mixing bowl.
5. Add the dry ingredients alternately with butter mixture to the pumpkin mixture, stirring just enough to combine well.
6. Put in muffin tins (use the cute little muffin wrapper things – they are cute!)
7. Bake 30-40 minutes or until done (toothpick/knife/machete test).
8. Cool in the pan 10, remove muffins, let cool.

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