Double-Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

Double-Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

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

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

12

muffins

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.
Makes 12 muffins

Nutrition Information:

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