Cream Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin Muffins

These easy muffins start with a cake mix and canned pumpkin. Like the popular coffeehouse pumpkin muffins, these have a dollop of sweet cream cheese baked in.

Serves: 16
Serving Size: 1 muffin
15 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the dry cake mix for the filling. Set aside. Mix remaining cake mix, pumpkin, oil, pumpkin pie spice and 2 teaspoons of the vanilla in large bowl with wooden spoon until well blended.

  • Divide batter evenly among 16 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full. Mix reserved cake mix, cream cheese, sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla in medium bowl until well blended and smooth. Place 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture in center of each muffin.

  • Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center of muffin comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 204Calories: 204Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Sodium: 260mgProtein: 1g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g