Apple Cream Cheese Crumb Muffins Recipe

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Daryl Published: May 17, 2021 Modified: August 8, 2021
Apple Cream Cheese Crumb Muffins Recipe

How To Make Apple Cream Cheese Crumb Muffins

Apple and walnuts make a perfect pair in this muffins recipe with a cream cheese surprise. The muffins are then topped with a crisp & sweet crumb topping.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupbutter
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 2eggs
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 1cupapples,chopped
  • ½cupwalnuts,chopped

For Cream Cheese Center:

  • 6ozcream cheese,softened
  • ¼cupsugar
  • 1egg yolk

For Crumb Topping:

  • cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • ¼cupbutter,melted
  • cupall purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 12 cup muffin pan with liners. In a medium sized bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl beat together butter, sugar, and eggs until smooth. Mix in vanilla. Stir in apples and walnuts. Gradually add in the flour mixture and mix until combined. Add 1 tablespoon into the bottom of the muffin liners.

  3. To make the cream cheese mixture, beat together cream cheese, sugar and egg yolk until smooth. Put about 1 tablespoon on top of the bottom of the dough in the liners. Top the cheesecake layer with the rest of the dough and fill to the top.

  4. To make the crumb topping, add the brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter to a small bowl and mix. Add the flour until it starts to become crumbs. Top the muffins with the crumb mixture and lightly press into the top.

  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes clean and the tops are lightly brown. Let them sit for 5 minutes and then remove to a wire rack to cool.


  • Calories: 368.66kcal
  • Fat: 17.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.64g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.24g
  • Fiber: 1.09g
  • Sugar: 26.27g
  • Protein: 4.97g
  • Cholesterol: 84.93mg
  • Sodium: 231.81mg
  • Calcium: 61.67mg
  • Potassium: 81.52mg
  • Iron: 1.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 164.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.43mg
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