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Cranberry-Pecan Quick Bread

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Makes

2 loaves (12 slices each)

With whole wheat flour, flaxseed, oats, cranberries and pecans, a slice of this quick bread is a satisfying start to your day.—Wendy Marotta, Wilson, New York

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine first nine ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, orange juice, butter and applesauce. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cranberries and pecans.
  2. Transfer to two greased 8x4-in. loaf pans. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 135 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 137mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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