Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Swirl Cupcakes

Dotted with chocolate chips, individual cheesecakes are a welcome sight at potlucks and picnics.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24

1/2
cup sugar
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
egg
1
bag (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 2/3
cups sugar
1/4
cup baking cocoa
1 1/4
cups water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons white vinegar
2
teaspoons baking soda
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 24 regular-size muffin cups with paper baking cups. In medium bowl, beat 1/2 cup sugar and the cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in egg. Stir in chocolate chips; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat remaining ingredients on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on high speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Reserve 1 1/2 cups batter.
  • 3 Fill each muffin cup one-third full (1 rounded tablespoon) with batter. Spoon 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture onto batter in each cup. Top each with reserved batter (1/2 rounded tablespoon).
  • 4 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

These cupcakes with a cream cheese swirl are great for picnics. They can be made the day before, so you can have them ready to serve to kids of all ages!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.