Cranberry Muffins with Cranberry Jam & Orange Sugar #PAMSmartTips #Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray.  All opinions are 100% mine.


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I love muffins.  I would probably say muffins are in my top 3 favorite breakfast foods.  Right after bacon.  And bacon.  How can you not love something that is practically a cupcake you can eat first thing in the morning & not feel guilty about??

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You know what I hate about muffins though?  I hate having to use paper baking cups to make them in.  I don’t know what it is about muffins but you always lose half of it taking the paper off.  Cupcakes don’t stick to the paper liners so why do muffins??

Seriously aggravating.

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Thanks though to PAM Cooking Spray & their new line of 99% Less Residue Non-Stick sprays, I can make all the muffins I want!  I’ve honestly tried other non-stick cooking sprays & they just don’t stack up to PAM.  With PAM, I know that no matter what I’m baking or cooking, it’s all going to come out of the pan in one piece.  No broken muffins or cakes.  Not cracked cookies, stuck pasta, or cheese glued to a dish.

Plus, I almost don’t mind having to hand wash my pots and pans now.  With the 99% Less Residue Cooking Spray, everything is so much easier to clean up.  I’m not the neatest of cooks, I tend to spill. Everywhere.  Now I don’t have to dread all of the batter I spill trying to fill up the muffin tins! It doesn’t get caked on & burnt to my pan anymore.

It’s the little things that make my day bright. 😉


And now I’ve got a great giveaway for y’all!!  One of you lucky ducks is going to win a full size sample of PAM Cooking Spray plus a beautiful new Le Creuset Pie Dish to have your own baking fun!!

All entrants must be 18 years+ and reside in the continental U.S.  One winner will be selected at random and announced via Mom’s Test Kitchen and/or social media outlets.  Please see the complete terms & conditions before entering.

So all you have to do to enter is leave me a comment below answering the following question:



Good luck!


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  1. Heather B says

    A couple years ago I was making Pumpkin Bread to put in my goodies baskets I make for my family and friends for Christmas. I didn’t use Pam and all of the bread stuck to the pan and it just fell to pieces trying to get it out. Well, I ended up not having any Pumpkin Bread in the baskets that year and my uncle was not too happy.

  2. LauriM says

    I made a 9×13 cake and used a different cooking spray. When I went to take it out of the pan, half the cake stuck! I tried to piece it together with frosting, but it was ruined.

  3. Shelly says

    I used a store brand cooking spray when baking muffins, and I couldn’t get them out! Definitely haven’t used any other brand than Pam since!

  4. Dezi A says

    When I was first married I was supposed to bring brownies for a family party. Felt pretty proud. And was happy I was now considered an adult since I was asked to bring something. My aunt went to cut and serve the brownies and they wouldn’t come out of the pan, she had to scrap out pieces. Ugh!

  5. says

    Well, I can’t think of any cooking spray related disasters, but the first time I made bacon in the oven I decided to bake it on an unrimmed sheet. Bad idea. I went to take the baking sheet out of the oven & spilled bacon grease inside the oven causing the oven to catch on fire. My husband had to put it out with the fire extinguisher in our apartment building’s hallway. Which of course, alerted the local fire department. Yep, the fire department showed up. It was an adventurous day! Needless to say, I NEVER bake bacon on an unrimmed baking sheet anymore, lol!

  6. says

    I was trying to make Denver omelet cups with Mom. The *coughothercough* spray didn’t cut it. We wound up using a knife to get them out and ruining the muffin tin. 🙁

  7. says

    Visiting from Time to Sparkle link party. I love cranberries and can’t wait for them to come into season, the muffins sound lovely, especially with the orange sugar. I co-host Sweet and Savoury Sunday and would love for you to stop by and share this and other recipes with us. Have a great day!

  8. Heather Brown says

    I had a hard time popping the lid of the no-name brand of cooking spray, once I did the spray can nib broke off and the can was leaking all over the counter and floor of the kitchen. That was one slippery mess I had to clean up.

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