How to Make Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Soft and moist pumpkin cream cheese muffins have warm spices and  make your house smell like autumn. Ready in just 30 minutes, these gems  won't last long, so go ahead and make a double batch!

– all-purpose flour – pumpkin spice – baking soda – salt – pumpkin puree – granulated sugar – packed brown sugar – eggs – vegetable oil – vanilla extract – cream cheese

Recipe Ingredients

Make the Muffins: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place paper baking cups into muffin tin. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, pumpkin spice, baking soda, and salt until well combined. Set aside.

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In a large bowl, whisk together canned pumpkin, sugar, and brown sugar. Whisk in eggs, one at a time. Pour in vegetable oil and vanilla extract, and whisk thoroughly.

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Add dry mixture to pumpkin mixture and whisk until there are no lumps remaining. Use a spoon or ¼ measuring cup to scoop batter into muffin cups, filling them ¾ full.

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Make the Cream Cheese Swirl: In a medium bowl, whisk the cream cheese until light and smooth. Add sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.

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Using a tablespoon measure, scoop around one tablespoon of cream cheese mixture on top of muffins. Use a toothpick to swirl it into the batter (or use a knife).

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Bake muffins for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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