“This is a Fall-time favorite that I often make with the kids. There’s nothing like warm, yummy muffins!”
2 cups flour
½ cup granulated CRYSTAL SUGAR®
½ cup chopped pecans
1½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 eggs, slightly beaten
¾ cup canned pumpkin
½ cup butter or margarine, melted
¼ cup sour cream
1, 3-ounce package cream cheese, cut into 12 cubes
Sugar and cinnamon
- In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, pecans, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt. In small bowl mix eggs, pumpkin, butter and sour cream. Add to flour mixture. Stir just until blended.
- Grease muffin tins or use paper muffin cups. Fill cups 1/3 full, place a cream cheese cube in center of each, add more batter to fill pans 2/3 full. Sprinkle top with sugar and cinnamon.
- Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 15–25 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Yield: 12 servings.