Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

How To Make Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins

Moist and tender pumpkin muffins are filled with a sweet and tangy cream cheese filling. This is another recipe to try for the coming pumpkin season.

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



For Muffins:

  • 3cupsall purpose flour
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • 1tspground nutmeg
  • 1tspground cloves
  • 1tbsppumpkin pie spice,(plus 1 tsp)
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • 4large eggs
  • 2cupssugar
  • 2cupspumpkin puree
  • cupsvegetable oil

For Filling:

  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 1cuppowdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray a muffin tin with cooking spray.

  2. Prepare the filling by combining the cream cheese and powdered sugar in a medium bowl and mixing well until blended and smooth.Transfer filling to a piping bag fitted with a piping tip.

  3. Prepare the muffin batter. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, pumpkin pie spice, salt and baking soda; whisk to blend. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine the eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree and oil.

  4. Mix on medium-low speed until blended. With the mixer on low speed, add in the dry ingredients, mixing just until incorporated.

  5. Fill muffin tins ⅔ full with muffin batter. Next add the filling. Poke the piping tip into the middle of each muffin batter-filled tin.

  6. Squeeze out about 1 to 2 tablespoons of filling into the batter.

  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until a toothpick comes out mostly clean. Allow to cool on a wire rack.

  8. Store in airtight container at room temperature.


  • Calories: 296.92kcal
  • Fat: 15.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.02g
  • Fiber: 1.15g
  • Sugar: 22.60g
  • Protein: 3.47g
  • Cholesterol: 41.39mg
  • Sodium: 197.65mg
  • Calcium: 25.25mg
  • Potassium: 87.00mg
  • Iron: 1.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 206.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.92mg
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