Make it at home! Easy Pumpkin Cream-Cheese Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Cream-Cheese Muffins

Fall = Pumpkin Mayhem am I right?  Not sure if you’ve been to Trader Joe’s in the past couple weeks but the clock has struck Fall and now Trader Joe’s has turned into a bonafide pumpkin….its everywhere…its great.  Best part is this means their Pumpkin Bread/Muffin Mix is back!  The recipe below is a deliciously easy way to upgrade the box mix and make your favorite pumpkin cream cheese muffins at home!

INGREDIENTS

Pumpkin Muffin Mix

Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Bread Mix

2 Large Eggs

1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil

1 Cup Water

Cream Cheese Filling 

1 8 oz Package of  Neufchatel Cheese (or cream cheese)

1 Large Egg

1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract

2 Tablespoons of Brown Sugar

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combine ingredients for pumpkin muffin/bread mix as directed on the box set aside
  • In a separate bowl combine cream cheese filling ingredients and beat with an electric mixer until smooth
  • Grease muffin tins with butter or fill with baking cups, then fill cups 3/4 of the way with muffin mix
  • Drop a heaping teaspoon of cream-cheese filling into each baking cup
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar (optional)
  • Bake for 20 minutes
  • Enjoy!

Easy Pumpkin Cream-Cheese Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Cream-Cheese Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Cream-Cheese Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Cream-Cheese Muffins

Wishing everyone a safe, fun, and happy Halloween weekend!  Thanks for stopping by!

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