Nova Scotia Apples - Recipe Box: Apple Cranberry Muffins

 

Apple Cranberry Muffins

• 1/2 cup butter or margarine
• 2/3 cup white sugar
• 2 eggs
• 2 cups flour
• 1 tsp baking powder

2 tsps baking soda
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 tsp nutmeg
• 1 1/4 cups fat free vanilla yogurt
• 1 tsp vanilla
• 2/3 cup dried cranberries
• 2 cups diced NS apples

Core and dice apples. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. In a small bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. Combine yogurt and vanilla. Add wet and dry ingredients to butter mixture, half of each at a time alternating, stirring gently after each addition. Stir in apples and cranberries. Fill paper-lined muffin tins 2/3 full and bake at 350F for 20- 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Makes 18 medium muffins.

 

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