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Eggnog Cranberry Muffins

Festive holiday eggnog cranberry muffins are laced with tart cranberries, eggnog and topped with a sweet brown sugar streusel topping.
Course Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 dozen
Calories 429kcal
Author Lisa B.


For the streusel topping:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted

For the muffins:

  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup eggnog
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line 12 muffin cups with cupcake liners or spray with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the streusel topping. Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a separate, larger mixing bowl, combine eggnog, oil, and egg. Beat at medium high heat until combined.
  • Reduce mixer speed to low. Add dry ingredients and mix just until flour is moistened.
  • Combine cranberries and the remaining tablespoons of flour. Stir until cranberries are coated with the flour. Gently fold in the cranberries into the batter.
  • Fill each muffin cup about 2/3 full. Sprinkle the top of each with the streusel topping
  • Bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Makes 12 muffins


    Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 7.8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5.5g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2.5mg