Baking ahead for Thanksgiving. I thought these would be fun to serve along with dinner rolls.
Cream Cheese Cranberry Muffins: makes 24 (4 points +)
- 1/2 c. light butter, softened
- ½ c. unsweetened applesauce
- 8 oz. reduced fat cream cheese
- 1-1/2 c. sugar
- 1-½ tsp. vanilla
- 1 c. egg beaters
- 2 c. flour
- 1-½ tsp. baking powder
- ½ tsp. salt
- 2 c. fresh cranberries
- ½ c. chopped pecans
Beat butter, applesauce and cream cheese until blended. Add sugar and vanilla. Add egg beaters.
Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed ingredients. Fold in cranberries and pecans.
Fill sprayed or paper lined muffin cups ¾ full. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.