Double-Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

Bite into these lavish chocolate muffins packed with dried cranberries. Ready in 40 minutes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup sugar
1/4
cup baking cocoa
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg, beaten
1
cup milk
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup vanilla baking chips, melted
1
tablespoon sugar
1/3
cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°. Grease 12 medium muffin cups, 2 3/4x1 1/4 inches, with shortening; or line muffin cups with paper baking cups and spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 Mix flour, 1/3 cup sugar, the cocoa, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Stir in egg, milk, butter and chocolate chips just until blended. Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  • 3 Mix cream cheese, melted baking chips and 1 tablespoon sugar in small bowl until smooth. Stir in cranberries. Drop spoonfuls of cream cheese mixture onto muffin batter, pressing down slightly.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until muffins are puffed and cream cheese mixture is light golden brown. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool 15 minutes before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
275
(
Calories from Fat
135),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.