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Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

These Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins are moist, perfectly spiced, and have a cream cheese filling that is Heavenly!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Servings 15
Author The Cookin' Chicks

Ingredients

  • MUFFIN
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted/cooled
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tray with liners or cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin spice.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine the pumpkin, melted butter, vanilla extract, and egg.

  4. Combine the wet mixture with the dry mixture and stir until just combined.

  5. Fill muffin liners with batter about 3/4 full.

  6. To make cream cheese filling: Place all ingredients into a bowl and combine.

  7. Using a piping bag or Ziploc bag with corner tip cut off, add a dollop of cream cheese mixture to the muffin cups. *It will sink slightly into batter.

  8. Place muffin tray into preheated oven to bake for about 18-20 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven and allow to cool 2-3 minutes before removing from tray.

  10. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*If you would like the addition of oats on top, feel free to sprinkle some on top prior to placing tray into oven. 

 

*Recipe adapted from: This Silly Girls Kitchen