Cranberry Quinoa Muffins

These homemade Cranberry Quinoa Muffins are perfect for an on-the-go breakfast, delicious snack or thoughtful gift for someone in need of a bit of warmth.

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Servings SERVES 18
Ready in TOTAL TIME 45 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup solid coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Great for breakfast or a snack, these cranberry muffins made with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa are the perfect grab & go option and they’re easy to make too!

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners or spray cups with non-stick cooking spray.

    Step 2

  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cranberries.

    Step 3

  • In a small bowl, whisk together oil, honey, milk, egg, cooked quinoa, and vanilla. Add milk mixture to flour mixture and stir, just until combined.

    Step 4

  • Divide batter into prepared muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes or until they test done. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

Muffins anytime

Muffins are great for so many different situations, they can be a perfect on-the-go homemade breakfast, delicious snack, thoughtful gift for friends or the office and last but not least, a great treat.

If you’re new to making homemade treats, make sure to stick to the basics and follow the instructions. Once you get the hang of it, feel free to experiment with new flavors and styles. First, mix your dry ingredients together in one bowl and in another, mix the wet ingredients with the cooked quinoa. Combine together and pour into the muffin tins. From there, let the oven do the rest of the work for you. Once you get the hang of it, explore more recipes like Carrot Quinoa Muffins.

Make these muffins your own

With so many great flavors, these homemade muffins are exactly what you need to get everyone in the kitchen. To make these simple muffins for breakfast, make a large batch, keep a few out and freeze the rest for later. When you need one, let it thaw overnight so it’s ready in the morning or toss it in the toaster for a few minutes and you’re ready to go.

Not a fan of cranberries? No problem, toss in another dried fruit of choice or a cup of fresh berries like blueberries, raspberries or chopped strawberries.