CREAM CHEESE CRANBERRY MUFFINS
1 cup softened butter(no margarine please)
1 pkg ( 8 ozs) softened cream cheese
1-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs 2 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped fine
1/2 cup chopped nuts
In large bowl cream butter, cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into creamed mixture 1/2 cup at a time and mix well after each addition. Fold in cranberries and nuts. Fill two greased 12 cup muffin pan cups three fourths full. Bake at 350* for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 5 minutes before removing from muffin pans. These freeze very well.