Friday, October 17, 2008

MMM MMM GOOOOOOOOD

Ok so I wrote this post for a very special person...you know who you are :P

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins
It is that time again!! Pumpkin time!! I made these last year and they were soooo good.

You will need:
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoons white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice (optional but better)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups canned pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour 18 muffin cups, or use paper liners.
  2. To make the filling: In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until soft and stiff. Add egg, vanilla and brown sugar. Beat until smooth, then set aside.
  3. For the streusel topping: In a medium bowl, mix flour, sugar, cinnamon and pecans. Add butter and cut it in with a fork until crumbly. Set aside.
  4. For the muffin batter: In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, pumpkin spice and salt. Make a well in the center of flour mixture and add eggs, pumpkin, olive oil and vanilla. Beat together until smooth.
  5. Place pumpkin mixture in muffin cups about 1/2 full. Then add one tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture right in the middle of the batter. Try to keep cream cheese from touching the paper cup. Sprinkle on the streusel topping.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F (195 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes.
Then Voila! Enjoy! Lol seriously these are delicious :)

11 comments:

Simply me said...

*drooooools*

Artistic Logic said...

dangggggggggggggg
too much work for me
but if someone wants to make it ill be happy to eat =)

eharoon21 said...

wowww, those look really good
:)

Mrs. Cullen said...

i know!!!! im so lazy. can you please make it for me SC? thanks.

Snake Charmer said...

I'm actually making them tommorow- super excited :D

provoking invoking said...

YES PLEASE

Mrs. Cullen said...

i didn't know you were a cook, snake charmer ;-)

C.C. said...

"UHHHHHHHHH" ::drooling::

controlled chaos said...

oh and am i the special person
because it made very happy to see your post

Snake Charmer said...

yess cc this was for you :)

controlled chaos said...

VERY VERY HAPPY