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Cranberry Orange Muffins

Posted by Lesa McPeak | September 5, 2019

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Servings: 12


  • 2 cups Better Baking Mix
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup dried fruit (cranberries or cherries), chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup orange juice or water
  • Optional 1 to 2 teaspoons grated orange rind

Live Well Tips

  • Adding dried fruit is a great way to sweeten baked goods while adding fiber and nutrients.


  1. Preheat oven to 400° Grease 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. Mix the baking mix, sugar, dried fruit, and orange rind (optional) in a bowl.
  3. Add egg, oil, and liquid to dry ingredients. Stir just until all ingredients are wet.
  4. Spoon into the prepared muffin
  5. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned and toothpick comes out clean.

Better Baking Mix

Basic baking mix to use for muffins, pancakes, biscuits, and cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 1 muffin: Calories–140; Protein–3g; Carbohydrate– 20g; Total Fat–6g; Saturated Fat–0.5g; Cholesterol–20mg; Fiber–1g; Sodium–190mg; Vitamin C–15%; Vitamin A–2%; Iron–4%; Calcium–10%

Adapted from Washington State University Extension Food $ense