Cranberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

These muffins are simple to fix in a pinch since they use a packaged quick bread mix. They bake up nice and moist and are perfect for any breakfast or brunch setting.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 14 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 (15 5/8 ounce) package cranberry-orange quick bread mix
  • 34 cup milk
  • 14 cup orange juice
  • 13 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg


  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and 2 tablespoons sugar until smooth; set aside.
  2. Place the bread mix in another bowl.
  3. Combine the milk, oil, orange juice and egg; stir into bread mix just until moistened.
  4. Fill paper-lined muffin cups one-fourth full with batter.
  5. Place 2 teaspoons cream cheese mixture in the center of each; top with remaining batter.
  6. In small bowl mix remaining sugar and cinnamon.
  7. Sprinkle sugar mixture over top of batter.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for 18=20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.


Most Helpful

Supper yummy! These are so good and what a yummy surprise the cream cheese center is. Made these for a friend and she said everyone want to know were she had bought them. This is a great recipe for get-togethers. Thanks so much for the post.

Debbwl August 02, 2009

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