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The kids will love these mini cakes very good.


1/2-cup butter or margarine softened
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg
1-1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2tablespoon milk
1-1/4 cups coarsely chopped fresh cranberries
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
2/3 cup nestle vanilla milk chips

Vanilla Glaze
1 cup nestle vanilla milk chips
2 tablespoons vegetable oil


Heat oven to 350. lightly grease or paper line small muffin cups(1-1/4 inches in diameter). In small mixer bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla extract until light and fluffy.

Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually mix into butter mixture. Add milk; stir until blended. Stir in cranberries, walnuts and vanilla milk chips. Fill cups about 7/8 full with batter.

Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

Prepare Vanilla Glaze; drizzle over top of mini cakes. Refrigerate 10 minutes to set glaze.
About 3 dozen mini cakes

VANILLA GLAZE:In small microwave safe bowl, place vanilla milk chips; sprinkle oil over chips.
Microwave at high (100%) 30 secondss; stir vigorously. If necessary, microwave at HIGH additional 30 seconds or just until chips are melted when stirred.