Apple-Cream Cheese Muffins

Apple-Cream Cheese Muffins

Mmmm….moist homemade muffins with a streusel topping! Need we say more?

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

15

muffins

Muffins
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
eggs, beaten
2/3
cup oil
1/4
cup applesauce
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
large apple, peeled, shredded (about 1 cup)
1/3
cup cream cheese (from 8-oz package)
Streusel
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 15 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the brown sugar in the muffins for filling.
  2. In large bowl with electric mixer, mix remaining brown sugar for muffins, 1 3/4 cups flour, the baking powder, cinnamon and salt on low speed until mixed. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the beaten egg for filling. Add oil, applesauce, vanilla and remaining egg to flour mixture. Beat on medium speed until mixed. With spoon, stir in apple.
  3. In small bowl, mix cream cheese, the reserved 1 tablespoon brown sugar and reserved 1 tablespoon egg. Fill muffin cups slightly less than half full of batter. Top each with 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture. Top with spoonful of remaining batter to fill cups 2/3 full. In small bowl, mix all streusel ingredients; sprinkle over batter.
  4. Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan. Cool slightly, about 10 minutes.
Makes 15 muffins
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
For a pretty presentation, serve the muffins on a pedestal plate.
Tip
If you're serving the muffins for a company brunch, use two paper baking cups for each muffin. By doing so you'll get a brighter color.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Muffin)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.