13 Reviews

I have NEVER been able to make muffins, seriously, they NEVER turn out. I tried this recipe, but used 1/4 cup margarine (instead of oil) and 3/4 cups homemade applesauce (instead of diced apples) and they turned out PERFECT!!!!

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JJsCakeandBake November 29, 2012

These muffins were pretty good, Personally, I don't like muffins that come out of a plastic bag. They are certainly always moist, but it is a different moistness from that which is characteristic of a muffin recipe that yieldsa moist and tender mufin straight from the oven. Given this prerence, I chose to eat these from the oven. My husband and I really liked the flavor, but I felt that the batter was a little dry. I used white whole wheat flour for the 1/2 cup we were told to play with.

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Canadian_in_the_Bay December 01, 2011

Delicious muffins! I used a 1/2 cup of oat bran and I left out the walnuts. I really like the combination of apples, brown sugar, and cranberries (although I would chop the cranberries next time). I didn't notice the instructions "do not freeze" and did freeze half the recipe...I actually couldn't tell a difference between the frozen/thawed and the fresh muffins. Thanks for sharing this!

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Aunt Cookie April 11, 2009

Really nice muffins! These capture some of my absolute favorite flavors, and they're easy to put together. I made two changes based on dietary preference: I replaced the eggs with my usual ground flaxseed-water mixture, and replaced the whole wheat flour with ground flaxseed as well. I also ended up using a little more cranberry and apple. Even with the extra fruit, I still only got 10 muffins out of the batch. They're also a more delicate muffin than I expected, but that may be due to the changes I made to the recipe. Thanks for sharing! :)

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Lynne the Pirate Queen February 26, 2009

Excellent muffins! I used whole wheat pastry flour and oat bran. I find that oat bran tends to be pretty "thirsty" so I added about 1/4 cup of milk. I reduced the brown sugar to 1/2 cup (personal preference). I just love the combination of apple, cranberries, and walnuts. Thanks for sharing this recipe with us.

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emily hauer August 09, 2008

These were really wonderful..they are bursting with flavor between the cranberries (had to use dried because they weren't in season), apples, and walnuts. And on top of that the muffins were very moist. Thanks Michelle!

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poo235 June 25, 2007

These were a little weird but still pretty good. I started by cutting the recipe in half. I used whole wheat pastry flour, I used about 1 1/4 cups fresh apple and then about 1/3 cup dried cranberries,because I didn't have any fresh. Even though I increased the cinnamon and added nutmeg and cardomon, I still think they needed more spice. There seemed to be too much fruit to batter ratio. We ate these with a little butter melted in, and a dollop of whipped cream. Reviewed for ZWT 3

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momaphet June 24, 2007

These are moist and wonderful. I used a mixture of whole wheat flour and wheat bran. The cranberries were frozen and were rough chopped before adding to the batter. The nuts were pecans. The mixture was very dry and I did add a small amount of milk. I think the dryness could be solved by rough chopping the apples. Made for ZWTIII.

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PaulaG June 23, 2007

Very nice muffins. I used a half all-purpose flour and half oat flour combination - one whole Granny Smith apple and frozen cranberries. I had no walnuts on hand so used so pecans (I figured close enough and great with those fruits) - A very sweet batter (yes, I'm a "batter lick-er"); balanced to perfection with the tart berry & apple, and earthy nut & oat!! Wonderfully moist...I will make these all year but look especially forward to pulling them out Autumn time and for the Thanksgiving Weekend!! - Thank you so much for sharing!!

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free-free June 23, 2007

Absolutely one of the best muffin recipes I have ever tried! The whole house smelled amazing while these were cooking, and for hours after! At first it seemed like the batter was too thick, but I stuck to the recipe (just swapped the cranberrries for some extra apples) and it made 12 beautiful and tasty muffins! Thanks, Michelle!

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Cem December 25, 2006
Cranberry Apple Muffins