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Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Muffins
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Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Muffins

There is no better way to celebrate fall than with these Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Muffins. Deliciously moist, and fluffy muffins that have a cream cheese topping coming together to make a perfect muffin.
Author: Lisa Kerhin



  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 15 oz can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored coconut oil melted (I use this one)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla

Cream Cheese Topping:

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place paper baking liners into muffin pan.


  • In a medium bowl, add flour, pumpkin spice, baking soda and salt; whisk until well combined. Set aside.
  • In large bowl, mix together the pumpkin puree, sugar and brown sugar until well combined using a whisk.
  • Then beat in eggs, butter flavored coconut oil, and vanilla.
  • Slowly, whisk in the flour mixture until there are no lumps.
  • Fill prepared muffin cups about 3/4 full. Set aside.

Cream Cheese Topping:

  • In a clean medium bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add in sugar, egg yolk and vanilla; beat until well combined.
  • Top each muffin with about 1 tablespoon of cream cheese mix.
  • Use a toothpick to swirl it into the batter.
  • Bake muffins for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.