Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

So, you're having a Christmas Eve party. Want to include the pooches? Whip up these festive muffins. just try keeping the two-legged beasts out of them. Double dog dare you. Courtest of

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Line regular or mini-muffin cups with paper liners.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the honey, water,applesauce, vanilla, and eggs and mix until foamy.
  4. Add the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and pepper; mix until smooth.
  5. Fold in the pecans and craisins (dried cranberries).
  6. Place a heaping tablespoon of the batter in each regular muffin tin, OR a heaping teaspoon in each mini-muffin tin.
  7. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes for regular and 10 minutes for minis.
  8. Cool on a rack and store in an airtight tin.