I had my first pumpkin cream cheese muffin at a very notorious coffee shop some years ago. They always looked gorgeous, but in the grand tradition of most store-bought baked goods…they were not anything to “write home about”.  I thought about trying my hand at making my own, figured that they were too complicated and forgot about them. When my friend Annie posted them last year, I knew I had to make them.  I did not get around to making them last year (pregnancy was in full swing at the time), but they were at the top of my list for this fall.  I finally got around to  making them last week, and let me tell you, they are wonderful!

I personally feel like they fall under the realm of cupcakes more than muffins. The pumpkin cake is so light and moist. Not that dense cake that a muffin usually calls it’s own. I’m not going to complain though, I can eat a “muffin” in the morning for breakfast and not feel the least bit guilty. Then again, I’ll eat a cupcake for breakfast and not feel the least bit guilty either. At least I’m honest. Whenever you choose to enjoy them, I’m sure that you (and whoever else you share them with) will love them, and love you for making them. Enjoy!

10 Comments

  1. Posted September 13, 2011 at 12:50 PM | Permalink

    I love pumpkin flavored foods, but when you add some cream cheese the love becomes an obsession. These look wonderful.

  2. Posted September 13, 2011 at 7:15 PM | Permalink

    Seriously yummy! I’ve been eyeing pumpkin cream cheese muffins for a long time and can’t wait to make them for fall. This looks like a great recipe!

  3. Posted September 14, 2011 at 8:11 AM | Permalink

    I adore pumpkin baked goods and add cream cheese over the top. Can’t wait to make these.

  4. Posted September 14, 2011 at 10:06 AM | Permalink

    Mmmmm these look and sound delish! I found you via foodgawker and am your newest follower. You have some great recipes on your blog. Keep up the good work!

  5. Posted September 14, 2011 at 11:03 AM | Permalink

    Ooohh, these sound divine! Anything with cream cheese has got to be good.

  6. Posted September 14, 2011 at 9:59 PM | Permalink

    These look great and I just love the streusel topping! I really need to get to the store and buy some pumpkin!

  7. Posted September 15, 2011 at 12:56 PM | Permalink

    Love that you filled these muffins with cream cheese!
    I would love if you linked this and any of your favorite Pumpkin themed blog posts to my “Happy Post” Help spread the cheer 🙂 http://su.pr/1rMDg2

  8. David
    Posted September 17, 2011 at 2:16 PM | Permalink

    These sound great…I love pumpkin, and the addition of a cream cheese filling just puts it over the top. Thanks for Sharing!

  9. Posted September 21, 2011 at 8:44 PM | Permalink

    These look incredible. I am going gaga over all these pumpkin recipes I can hardly contain myself. Love your blog.
    Laura @ A Healthy Jalapeño

  10. Dana
    Posted October 31, 2011 at 12:23 PM | Permalink

    I made these this weekend and they are wonderful! I love that the pumpkin batter is well spiced and not overly-sweet. Thanks for the great recipe!

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