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PUMPKIN CREME MUFFINS

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Updated: January 6, 2013 9:32AM



MAKES 18 MUFFINS

Batter:

2 eggs

1 cup sugar

½ cup chopped nuts

1¼ cups flour

2 teaspoons cinnamon

¾ cup oil

1 cup canned pumpkin

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

Filling:

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese

1 egg

1/3 cup sugar

Streusel topping:

¼ cup sugar

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

3 tablespoons flour

2 tablespoons butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In large bowl, mix all batter ingredients together; set aside.

In separate small bowl, blend filling ingredients together until smooth; set aside.

In another separate small bowl, combine streusel ingredients; set aside.

Pour pumpkin batter into 18 greased or lined muffin tins; fill each tin 2/3 full. Spoon heaping teaspoon of filling mixture in center of each muffin. Sprinkle each muffin with 1 teaspoon streusel topping. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.

From Best of the Best from Illinois Cookbook



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