Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins|Craving Something Healthy

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins (with Hass avocado)

Servings 10 -12 large muffins or 30 mini muffins
Author Craving Something Healthy


  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 3/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pureed pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup mashed avocado from 1 medium fresh Hass avocado
  • 3/4 cup lowfat milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts optional

Honey butter (optional)

  • 2 Tbs honey + 1 stick softened unsalted butter


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray muffin tins with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix together dry ingredients.
  • In the bowl of a food processor, add cranberries, pumpkin, avocado and milk, and pulse about 5 times, or until cranberries are roughly chopped, and wet ingredients are combined.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, and stir just until batter is moistened. It should be lumpy.
  • Pour batter into muffin tins.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes for large muffins, or 12-15 minutes for mini muffins, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Serve warm, with honey butter, if desired.

For Honey Butter

  • Mix together honey and butter with a hand mixer or stand mixer.