Friday, February 27, 2015

#3415 - Cream Cheese Muffins

(by Shirley McNevich)

3 cups flour
3/4 cup white sugar
4 tsp. baking powder
a pinch of salt
1 - 8oz. Philadelphia cream cheese (softened)
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup butter (melted)
colored sugar (the kind you sprinkle on holiday cookies)

Melt the 1/2 cup butter and let it cool slightly. Place cupcake liners in muffin tins. Into a bowl sift the flour, white sugar, baking powder and salt. In a mixer add cream cheese--beat. Add eggs--beat. Add milk and vanilla--beat. Add melted butter--beat. Pour cream cheese mixture into flour mixture--stir with a wooden spoon to mix. Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full with batter. Sprinkle some colored sugar over the top of each muffin. Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.

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