Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove 1/3 cup of the pecan halves; reserve for garnish. Coarsely chop remaining pecans; set aside. Beat margarine and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in the chopped pecans and 1/2 cup of the cranberries.
Pour batter into lightly greased 10-inch tube pan.
Bake 45 to 60 min.or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 min. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack. Drizzle with Simple Powdered Sugar Icing. Top with the reserved 1/3 cup pecan halves and the remaining 1/2 cup cranberries. Let stand until icing is firm.
You'll know it is a special occasion when the aroma from this special treat fills the house.
Use a food processor to quickly chop pecans.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 48g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.