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Cream Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin Muffins

Perfect for fall
Courtesy of McCormick

One way to elevate a box of cake mix is by incorporating an extra layer of flavor and canned pumpkin is the perfect way to do so. 

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
35 m
15 m
(prepare time)
20 m
(cook time)
16
Servings
222
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 package (2-layer size) yellow cake mix, divided
  • 1/2 Cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tablespoon McCormick® Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 3 Tablespoons McCormick® All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract, divided
  • 4 Ounces (1/2 package) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the dry cake mix for the filling. Set aside. Mix remaining cake mix, pumpkin, oil, pumpkin pie spice and 2 teaspoons of the vanilla in large bowl with wooden spoon until well blended.

Divide batter evenly among 16 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full. Mix reserved cake mix, cream cheese, sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla in medium bowl until well blended and smooth. Place 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture in center of each muffin.

Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center of muffin comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

Nutritional Facts
Servings16
Calories Per Serving222
Total Fat11g16%
Sugar16gN/A
Saturated2g12%
Cholesterol8mg3%
Protein2g3%
Carbs29g10%
Vitamin A86µg10%
Vitamin C0.4mg0.4%
Vitamin E2mg13%
Vitamin K2µg2%
Calcium81mg8%
Fiber0.7g2.7%
Folate (food)5µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)37µg9%
Folic acid19µgN/A
Iron0.9mg4.9%
Magnesium6mg2%
Monounsaturated6gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.8mg5.1%
Phosphorus112mg16%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium47mg1%
Sodium265mg11%
Sugars, added0.8gN/A
Trans0.1gN/A
Water14gN/A
Zinc0.1mg1.4%