Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by pamela t.

These are from Family Circle and so tasty. Very nutritious and moist due to the carrots. These are wonderful.

Top Review by linguinelisa

Fabulous muffin recipe, not too sweet. I wound up baking mine closer to 35 to 40 minutes. Thanks for posting! Made for the Football Pool 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set out cream cheese in a bowl until softened. Set out 3 T of butter in a small bowl to soften.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F Spray a 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray or line with cupcake liners.
  3. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 1 egg, sugar, and lemon juice until smooth.
  4. Set aside 1/2 C muffin mix for topping.
  5. Place the rest of the mix in a separate bowl (not with the cream cheese mixture). Add the remaining one egg, carrots, milk, raisins, and oil. Stir well until blended.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the reserved muffin mix, pecans, and softened butter. Mix with a fork until crumbly.
  7. Fill each muffin cup with 1/4 C of muffin batter, top with 1 T cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle pecan mixture over the top of each muffin.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool muffins in the pan for 15 minutes, gently lift out of the pan and cool completely.

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