Mediterranean Cupcakes

These cupcakes are loaded with great Mediterranean ingredients and topped with a flavored cream cheese topping.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Cupcakes

2 1/4
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
teaspoon dill weed
2/3
cup milk
1
egg
1/3
cup kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
1/3
cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from a jar)
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
1
tablespoon butter, melted

Topping

3/4
cup (from 8-oz container) chives-and-onion cream cheese spread, softened
1
tablespoon milk
Sliced green onion, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place foil baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir Bisquick mix, dill weed, 2/3 cup milk and the egg until soft dough forms. Gently fold in olives, feta cheese, roasted peppers and finely chopped green onions. Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups; brush tops with melted butter.
  • 3 Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool in pan 5 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat cream cheese spread and 1 tablespoon milk until smooth.Spread mixture on each cupcake; sprinkle with sliced green onion.

Expert Tips

If you don’t have a decorating bag, place the topping in a resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut 1 corner, and squeeze topping on each cupcake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.