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Cranberry Eggnog Muffins

Sweet and Tangy, these Cranberry Eggnog Muffins make a tasty and festive breakfast or snack!

Cranberry Eggnog Muffins | Fabtastic Eats I know that its the eve of Christmas Eve and you probably already have everything planned out for what you’re serving this year with your family and friends in town, but I just couldn’t let this season pass without sharing these, plus, maybe you want to whip these up this weekend!

Cranberry Eggnog Muffins | Fabtastic Eats I love the combination of eggnog and cranberry ever since these french toast. It actually took a lot of willpower not to continue making things, combining the two..I didn’t want you to get sick of seeing it. But it’s seriously good!

Cranberry Eggnog Muffins | Fabtastic Eats These muffins are so easy to whip up, and you could use dried cranberries too if you’d like, I just personally love that little tang from the fresh ones, mixed with the sweet muffins and the dark chocolate. It’s a heavenly trio! Enjoy!

Cranberry Eggnog Muffins | Fabtastic Eats

Cranberry Eggnog Muffins

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 18-20 Muffins

Sweet and Tangy, these Cranberry Eggnog Muffins make a tasty and festive breakfast or snack!


  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • Crumb Topping
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 TB flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 4 TB cold butter


  1. Preheat oven to 400° and line muffin tins with muffins cups.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the butter, vanilla, egg and eggnog.
  4. Add the wet ingredients into the dry, and using a rubber spatula, mix together.
  5. Fold in the chopped cranberries and chocolate chips.
  6. Scoop into muffin tins, filling them about 2/3 the way up.
  7. In a food processor, pulse together the brow sugar, flour, cinnamon, and walnuts. Add the butter in chunks, and it will form a crumb.
  8. Top each muffin with some crumb, and pop in the oven. Bake for five minutes, reduce the heat to 350°, and bake for an additional 20-23 minutes. Enjoy!

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  • Reply Lena

    AP flour? Please define. I would love to make this recipe. Thanks

    December 24, 2014 at 9:44 pm
    • Reply Alaina

      All Purpose flour!

      December 24, 2014 at 10:50 pm
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