Easy Cranberry Bread Recipe with Bisquick! A Cranberry Sweet Potato Recipe

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My Easy Cranberry Bread Recipe Has Lots of Surprises!

Is there an easy cranberry bread recipe? Yes, it’s also a healthy easy fresh cranberry recipe. I have lots of easy quick bread recipes, however, this cranberry sweet potato recipe is my favorite of all my cranberry bread recipes and it is from my cookbook, Eating Well Through Cancer.  Best of all, it’s a Bisquick cranberry bread recipe and so simple to make. I make this quick bread year round, but when fresh cranberries are in the grocery I get all excited. I feel eating healthy is important and with cranberries and sweet potatoes in this yummy cranberry quick bread, you have flavor and nutrition.


Easy Cranberry Yam Bread from Eating Well Through Cancer

This cranberry sweet potato recipe becomes everyone’s favorite. Cream cheese gives this incredible, yet easy, bread a rich flavor packed with the natural sweetness of yams and a burst of cranberries.I think my easy cranberry bread recipe will top your quick bread list because of its nutrition, ease, and flavor. Sometimes, I toss in nuts because I love pecans in all baked goods.

Makes 16 slices

1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes, drained and mashed
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups biscuit baking mix
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup dried cranberries or 1 cup chopped fresh cranberries

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In large mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in sweet potatoes and eggs. Next, stir in biscuit mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, cranberries until just blended. Transfer to prepared pan.
3. Bake 45 minutes – 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes before serving.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 189, Protein (g) 4, Carbohydrate (g) 31, Fat (g) 6, Calories from Fat (%) 26, Saturated Fat (g) 3, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 37, Sodium (mg) 231 Diabetic Exchanges: 1.5 starch, 0.5 fruit, 1 fat

Bisquick Cranberry Bread Recipe Makes Great Snack For Cancer Patients

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When going through cancer treatment, sometimes it is easier to tolerate small meals or snacks. In my cookbook, Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook, I have a chapter devoted to Snacks and Smoothies.  I have lots of healthy easy recipes for cancer patients on my blog.  What you eat can make a difference.

This easy cranberry bread recipe makes a great snack and so does the Banana Bread in the cancer cookbook. Breads freeze well and warm up quickly in the microwave. This way you have food when you don’t feel like cooking to pull  out of the freezer for breakfast or snacks.


My Cranberry Sweet Potato Recipe Is Best Fresh Cranberry Recipe for Quick Bread

With Bisquick for a short cut,cream cheese for richness, sweet potatoes for flavor and moistness, cinnamon for spice and cranberries for that tartness, the result is this easy cranberry bread recipe. I stock up on these ingredients and keep bread in my freezer to pull out for breakfast or a snack.  Honestly, this is my seasonal favorite fresh cranberry recipe on my healthy food blog! I am partial to quick breads and especially hot out of the oven.

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Cranberry Bread Recipes Make Great Homemade Gifts

This time of year homemade everyone loves a homemade treat and seasonal cranberry bread recipes are festive.  Everyone has extra people at their home and how nice is it to pull out this seasonal cranberry sweet potato recipe.  I use dried cranberries year round but the fresh cranberries make such a difference.  Did you know fresh cranberries freeze up to one year so stock up on them now. I do! Also, if you use disposable pans you don’t have any pans to wash.  Whether you’re not feeling great or making quick breads for gifts, disposable foil pans are the way to go.  They come in all different sizes.  One bread recipe usually makes about four miniature loaves.  I wrap in plastic wrap and then store in freezer zip top bags to pull out.

Us Disposable Bread Pans For Homemade Cranberry Sweet Potato Recipe for Quick Breads

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Make quick breads in different sizes to give gifts to your neighbors, doctors, teachers or friends.  Keep is simple with these mini foil loaf pans which are perfect for gifts.  You can always get larger pans but I think it is fun to make several different bread recipes and give everyone a sampling.  My Lemon Blueberry Bread is another favorite simple quick bread recipe. Make an assortment of breads for yourself or gifts.

Fortunately, this simple cranberry bread recipe is one of the best cranberry bread recipes! Take advantage of fresh cranberries and I have some more healthy easy cranberry recipes. 


Go Seasonal and Make Cranberry Bread Recipes –A Fresh Cranberry Recipe

I am obsessed with fresh cranberries.  I have more recipes with fresh cranberries on my healthy food blog to get into the festive spirit.  Did you know fresh cranberries also freeze up to one year? I always pick up lots of fresh cranberries this time of year, because I want to freeze them for year round recipes. Remember, cranberries are also good for you! If you enjoyed this easy cranberry bread recipe, next check out some of my other cancer recipes from Eating Well Through Cancer.  I have lots of recipes under cancer recipes on my healthy food blog!

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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