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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins filled with creamy cream cheese and apricot preserves. Bursting with Fall flavors, they're amazing for breakfast or anytime you need a sweet treat!
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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins are filled with creamy cream cheese and apricot preserves. Bursting with fall flavors, they're amazing for breakfast or anytime you need a sweet treat!
Course Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Keyword fall treats, pumpkin cream cheese muffins, yum
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 Pieces
Calories 204kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons apricot preserves

For the Cream Cheese Filling

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  • Grease bottoms of a 12-hole muffin pan or line with paper baking cups.
  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and cloves.
  • In a large bowl, combine pumpkin, brown sugar, milk, oil, and eggs. With a spoon, stir until blended.
  • Add flour mixture and stir until just moistened. Stir in nuts.
  • Scoop batter into prepared muffin cups to 1/3 full. 
  • Spoon 1/2 teaspoon apricot preserves and 1 teaspoon cream cheese filling on the batter. Top with remaining batter. 
  • Bake in a 400 F oven for about 20 minutes or until golden brown. 
  • Remove muffins immediately from pan and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

For the Cream Cheese Filling

  • In a small bowl, whisk together cream cheese, milk, and sugar until smooth and blended.

Nutrition

Serving: 76g | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3.6g | Fat: 10.7g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13.3g | Vitamin A: 1800IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1.1mg