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Cranberry Muffins



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Spray or grease a 12 cup and 6 cup muffin tin.
Mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, orange peel, nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger.
Cut in shortening; stir in juice, vanilla, eggs, cranberries and nuts.
Pour into muffin cups and bake for 25 minutes or until brown.
Prepare the topping in a saucepan over low heat by whisking together the cranberry sauce, brown sugar and margarine.
Cook until heated and smooth.
Remove from heat and serve as a spread for the muffins.