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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 Time15 mins
Cook Time19 mins
Servings: 15
Calories: 140kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 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
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tray with liners or cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin spice.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the pumpkin, melted butter, vanilla extract, and egg.
  • Combine the wet mixture with the dry mixture and stir until just combined.
  • Fill muffin liners with batter about 3/4 full.
  • To make cream cheese filling: Place all ingredients into a bowl and combine.
  • 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.
  • Place muffin tray into preheated oven to bake for about 18-20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool 2-3 minutes before removing from tray.
  • Enjoy!


*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


Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3927IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg
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