Cranberry Muffins

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Try these with blueberries, too.

  • Per MuffinServings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbs. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 cup 2% low-fat milk
  • 1/3 cup light ricotta cheese
  • 1 Tbs. grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 large egg
  • Granulated sugar for dusting

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat 18 muffin pan cups with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix flour, cranberries, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and 1/2 tsp. salt. Make well in center of mixture. In small bowl, mix milk, ricotta cheese, orange peel, orange juice, oil, egg whites and egg. Pour into well in flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
  2. Spoon batter into cups. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, 20 minutes. Remove from pans and cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 18
  • Calories: 142
  • Carbohydrate Content: 27 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 14 mg
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 155 mg