Pumpkin-Cranberry-Pecan Bread

Bake off pumpkin along with cranberries and pecans to make this delicious bread topped by white vanilla chips and nuts.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Bread

1
(14-oz.) pkg. pumpkin quick bread and muffin mix
1
cup water
3
tablespoons oil
2
eggs
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup chopped pecans

Topping

1/4
cup white vanilla chips
1 1/2
teaspoons oil
2
tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Generously grease bottom only of 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pan. In large bowl, combine quick bread mix, water, 3 tablespoons oil and eggs; beat 50 to 75 strokes with spoon until mix is moistened. Stir in cranberries and 1/2 cup pecans. Pour batter into greased pan.
  • 2 Bake at 375°F. for 40 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf with knife or metal spatula; remove from pan. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 3 Melt vanilla chips with 1 1/2 teaspoons oil as directed on package. Cool about 3 minutes or until slightly cooled. Place mixture in resealable food storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small hole in bottom corner of bag. Squeeze bag to drizzle topping over cooled loaf. Immediately sprinkle with 2 tablespoons pecans. Let stand until topping sets before wrapping tightly. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    21g
    21%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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