Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins

Chocolate, cream cheese, and crunchy walnuts work together to make this home-baked muffin a sweet, rich favorite.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) devil's food cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 container (16 oz.) cream cheese frosting

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease muffin tin or line with paper cups. Set aside.
  • Prepare cake batter according to package instructions. Fill muffin cups ½ full.
  • In a separate bowl, mix cream cheese, sugar, and egg until fluffy. Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix evenly.
  • Drop a heaping teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture into the center of the batter in each muffin cup. Bake muffins for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • Frost cooled muffins with cream cheese frosting.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) devil's food cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 container (16 oz.) cream cheese frosting

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease muffin tin or line with paper cups. Set aside.
  • Prepare cake batter according to package instructions. Fill muffin cups ½ full.
  • In a separate bowl, mix cream cheese, sugar, and egg until fluffy. Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts. Mix evenly.
  • Drop a heaping teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture into the center of the batter in each muffin cup. Bake muffins for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • Frost cooled muffins with cream cheese frosting.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium230mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars15g
Protein4g