Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins {#Recipe}

Reposting this delicious recipe as I’m making these this weekend. The boys absolutely love them!

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins
Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 18

  • Filling:
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Streusel:
  • 4½ tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter (cut into pieces)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans (optional)
  • Muffin mix:
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 15oz can of pumpkin puree (or approx 1½ cups of puree’d pumkin if you make it yourself.
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line muffin pan with liners (or you can grease/flour instead if you prefer)
  2. Filling: In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until soft. Add egg, vanilla and brown sugar. Beat until smooth, then set aside.
  3. Streusel: In a medium bowl, mix flour, sugar, cinnamon and pecans. Add butter and cut it in with a fork until crumbly. Set aside.
  4. Muffin Mix: In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Make a well in the center of flour mixture and add eggs, pumpkin, olive oil and vanilla. Beat together until smooth.
  5. To assemble: Place pumpkin mixture in muffin cups about ½ full. Then add one tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture right in the middle of the batter. Sprinkle on the streusel topping.
  6. Bake at 375 for 20-24 minutes. Makes 18-24


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