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pumpkin cream cheese swirl muffins recipe

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins Recipe

Servings 18
Author Stefanie Fauquet


  • 1 15 oz can pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For Cream Cheese Swirl:

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place liners in muffin pan and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt until well-combined. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together pumpkin, sugar and brown sugar.
  4. Beat in eggs, vegetable oil and vanilla extract. Slowly whisk in the flour mixture until there are no lumps. Fill muffin tins ¾ full.
  5. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add in sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla extract and beat until well-combined.
  6. Top each muffin with 1 tablespoon of cream cheese mixture and use a toothpick to swirl it into the batter.
  7. Bake muffins for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.