Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins Recipe

I think these homemade Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins taste so much better than the coffee shop kind!

Copycat Starbucks pumpkin cream cheese muffins recipes

Fresh from the oven, with melted cream cheese, topped with fresh pumpkin seeds, these pumpkin cream cheese muffins just might become your go-to treat for Fall! Here’s how to make your own and keep that $3 in your wallet!


Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins Recipe


Cream Cheese Filling:
8 oz softened Cream Cheese
1/2 cup Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla

Candied Pumpkin Seeds:
1/2 cup Pumpkin Seeds
3 tbsp Sugar
1/4 tsp Cinnamon

2 cup Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 cup Pumpkin Puree
2 Eggs
1/4 cup Milk
1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Ground Ginger
1/2 tsp Ground Cloves
1/2 tsp Ground Allspice


Preheat oven to 350. Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract until smooth. Cover and chill until firm. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Put seeds, sugar and cinnamon in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar begins to caramelize. Spread seeds on prepared sheet and allow to cool.Break apart the seeds that are stuck together. Place paper liners in muffin tin(s). Stir pumpkin, oil, brown sugar and sugar together in a large bowl just until mixed. Add in eggs, spices, salt, baking soda and half of the flour. Mix until combined. Add milk and remaining flour. Mix until combined. Fill each liner about 2/3 full. Spoon one tablespoon of cream cheese mixture into the middle of each muffin. Sprinkle with 4-5 pumpkin seeds. Bake for about 15 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the muffin portion comes out mostly clean. Cool before serving.

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