11 Holiday Quick Breads and Muffins

There's more to holiday baking than cookies (though we love those too!).

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Food Stylist: Jamie Kimm

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Charles Masters

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Make your baking do double duty, and freeze these muffins and quick loaves for when you need them — or give them as holiday gifts! Here are a few of our favorite recipes.

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Glaze
Sour cream is this recipe’s secret weapon.

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Lemon Yogurt Cakes with Blueberries
This is THE perfect combination of tangy and sweet.

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Food Stylist: Jamie Kimm ,Food Stylist: Jamie Kimm

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Carrot Bread with Hazelnuts, Coconut and Cream Cheese Glaze
Put this one in the versatile column. Make it healthy without glaze or heavenly with.

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Low-Sugar Ricotta Muffins
This recipe has less sugar than most, but it keeps all the delicious flavor.

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Savory Rosemary Goat Cheese Quick Bread
A swirl of savory flavors with golden raisins, fresh rosemary and creamy goat cheese.

Miniature Cherry Muffins
You’ll need a whole jar of maraschino cherries for this one!  

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Food Stylist: Jamie Kimm

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Zucchini Bread with Dried Cranberries and Vanilla Bean Glaze
Pro tip: A quick squeeze to the zucchini drains the excess moisture.

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Cranberry Oat Muffins
My readers say this one knocks their socks off!

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Healthy, Hearty Apple Spice Quick Bread
So packed with fresh apples, cinnamon and whole oats, it’s the perfect way to start the day.

Ham and Cheese Quick Bread
What’s the trick to boosting cheddar cheese flavor? Mustard. Find out how right here.

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Cranberry Eggnog Muffins
Use rum or apple juice but don’t skimp on the eggnog!

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