Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

by Merissa on December 7, 2010

in Recipes

Pumpkin + Cream Cheese = Yum. I love just about anything made with this combo! I was looking for a recipe to make for some breakfasts this week and pumpkin muffins sounded so good. But then I thought I needed to make them even better by adding a little cream cheese! Here's what I came up with in the end.

What you need:

  • 2 c. flour
  • 2/3 c. brown sugar
  • 1/3 c. sucanat or white sugar
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/4 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 c. melted butter
  • 1/2 c. pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 c. buttermilk
  • 8oz. cream cheese
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1 egg
Mix together the flour, 2/3 c. brown sugar, and 1/3 c. sucanat or white sugar.
Add in the baking powder, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, and butter.
Then mix in the eggs and the pumpkin.
Set aside the first mixture. Then mix together one egg, the cream cheese, and the rest of the brown sugar.
Fill a greased muffin cup up halfway with the pumpkin mixture.
Then add a large spoonful of the cream cheese mixture on top.
Add another scoopful of the pumpkin mixture on top of the cream cheese mixture. bake at 350F for 22 minutes or until they are done.
Find the printable version of this recipe HERE.

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Monica V October 24, 2011 at 8:28 pm

I am totally going to make them. They look amazing. My family loves the pumpkin chocolate chip bread, so I know they are going to eat this up. making two of your recipes this weekend. Thanks so much.


2 Tameka Whipple November 22, 2013 at 9:41 am

If you do not have buttermilk, is there a substitution, like 2% milk?


3 Merissa November 22, 2013 at 11:20 am

Yes, you should be able to sub milk in this recipe.


4 Terri December 12, 2015 at 1:21 pm

My daughter and I just made these…FANTASTIC!!!! Does not say how many muffins are made, we came up with 21 of them. Also, it does not say where to add buttermilk in the printout, we just added with the other wet ingredients. Seriously good, going to get another now before my kids eat them all! Thanks for this one, it’s definitely a keeper!


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