Need a yummy Christmas brunch or snack idea? These Cranberry Orange Muffins are full of flavor and bursting with cranberries in each bite. Add walnuts for an extra crunch!



  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted to liquid
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • Zest from 1 orange
  • 1 cup whole fresh/frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and put 12 paper muffin liners in a cupcake pan.
  2. Mix all ingredients until just combined.
  3. Spoon batter evenly into muffin pan and bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle come out clean.

Note: *This can also be made into a bread loaf instead of muffins. This recipe will make 1 loaf. Doubles beautifully.

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