The Best Pumpkin Muffin Recipe


This cranberry pumpkin muffin recipe is so easy to make and the muffins are delicious. Whip up a batch for breakfast for the week!

You and your family will love these muffins and they are a great way to start your day. A quick and easy to make, for a yummy grab-and-go breakfast. How easy are these?

This cranberry pumpkin muffin recipe is so easy to make and the muffins are delicious. Whip up a batch for your family and You Will enjoy these Muffins every day for breakfast.

My family loves muffins and I love creating new recipes that are healthy, tasty, and easy to make. This cranberry pumpkin muffin recipe is all three of those things! These muffins are moist and have a light brown sugar topping.

Today I have joined nineteen bloggers and we are all sharing fall pumpkin recipes.  I know you will love these recipes so be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post. So many of them look amazing.

This cranberry pumpkin muffin recipe is wonderful. If you make a batch for your family you can enjoy these Muffins every day for breakfast.

Baking Cups vs Cupcake Liners

I love using baking cups instead of muffin tins because I honestly think they create a much better presentation. I love to use baking cups rather than cupcake liners too. When you use these cups you just set them on a cookie sheet and fill them individually. Sometimes I eat the muffin with a fork out of the cup. If you use Tulip Cupcake Liners, pop those into a muffin pan so that they don’t tip over.

These muffin cups are so much fun to use. They hold the dough and make the muffins look so festive.

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How to Make the Best Pumpkin Muffins

The recipe for the Cranberry Pumpkin muffins is very easy and it uses the two-bowl method. All you do is mix the dry and wet ingredients separately and then mix them together.

These pumpkin muffins are so delicious. I always use the two bowl method when I make muffins.

Fill each baking cup individually. 

These pumpkin muffins are wonderful. I love how great they look in these muffin cups.

And top lightly with a small amount of brown sugar streusel topping.

These pumpkin muffins with streusel toppings are simply amazing. I love how much everyone loves this pumpkin muffin recipe!

I love how they turned out. They are moist and really good (even the next day!). 

These pumpkin muffins with streusel toppings are simply amazing. I love how much everyone loves this pumpkin muffin recipe!

What kind of cranberries do you use in the pumpkin muffins?

The cranberries are almost a surprise. Depending on the time of year, you can use dried or fresh cranberries. I love cranberries so I always freeze fresh cranberries every year. But I typically run out in February. This year I have decided I am going to freeze at least ten packages of fresh cranberries. I love baking with fresh cranberries and I still never have enough. Plus the season for fresh cranberries is typically only three months!

These pumpkin cranberry muffins are really easy to make. I love that they taste as if they were much harder to make.

How can you make healthy pumpkin muffins?

I used whole wheat flour in this recipe. It’s healthier and I love the taste. You can also leave off the streusel but I didn’t. It’s such a great topping and I love the sweet taste!

These pumpkin cranberry muffins are really good. I love how festive they look

Yield: 16 muffins

The Best Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

These pumpkin muffins with streusel toppings are delicious. They look adorable in these orange muffin cups.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 TBL baking powder
  • 1 TBL baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups dried or fresh cranberries
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 29 oz. can of pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 TBL whole wheat flour
  • 4 TBL brown sugar
  • 2 TBL soft butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray muffin tins or set out baking cups on a cookie sheet.
  3. In one bowl mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice.
  4. In another bowl mix eggs, white sugar, brown sugar, oil, vanilla, and pumpkin puree.
  5. Add liquid ingredients into dry ingredients and mix. Add cranberries.
  6. Add batter to muffin tins or cups.
  7. Mix together streusel topping of flour, brown sugar, and soft butter. Sprinkle on top of muffins.
  8. Bake tins or cups for 30 - 40 minutes until done. Cool and enjoy.
 Look how wonderful these muffins look! I am sharing the pumpkin muffin recipe on my blog today.

The pumpkin muffin recipe is great to make in the fall. The muffins are so delicious with a warm cup of coffee. 

Look at all of these wonderful pumpkin recipes! I am so excited to make a lot of them!

Delicious Pumpkin Pecan Coffee Cake by Ella Claire & Co. | Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Roll Hack by Craftberry Bush | Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal by Tidy Mom | Moist Pumpkin Bread by Happy Happy Nester

Pumpkin Cake by Julie Blanner | Pumpkin Streusel Muffins by French Country Cottage | Gluten/Dairy Free Pumpkin Thumbprint Cookies by Zevy Joy | Pumpkin Smoothie by Town and Country Living

Pumpkin Pull Apart Bread by Inspired by Charm | Pumpkin Cookie Butter S’mores by Nest of Posies | Best Pumpkin Pie by anderson + grant | Pumpkin Bruschetta by My Sweet Savannah

Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts by Jenna Kate at Home | Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl by Tidbits | Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins by My 100 Year Old Home |Keto Pumpkin Muffins by Summer Adams

Pumpkin Cupcake Mason Jar Trifles by Home Made Lovely | Favorite Pumpkin Spice Sheet Cake by Handmade Farmhouse | Healthy Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips by Boxwood Avenue | Pumpkin Lasagna by The Chronicles of Home

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  1. These sound so good and are pretty too. I can have wheat flour. Would coconut nut flour work? This would be a big hit in bundt cake or loaf pan in my house. I’m thinking loaf pan would be better.


  2. Thanks for the recipe it sounds delicious! Can you share where you found the cute pumpkin cup liners? They sure looks cute!

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