Pumpkin Surprise Muffins

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  • 4 ozs fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsps light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup All Bran Cereal
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 cup unbleached flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 ozs M&M's semi-sweet baking bits
Pumpkin Surprise Muffins
Preheat oven to 400. Prepare 12 standard muffin cups with cooking spray; set aside. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and brown sugar. Mix well and set aside. In another small bowl, combine cereal and buttermilk. Let stand 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, nutmeg, pumpkin, egg, and oil. Mix until all is moistened. Stir in cereal mixture and baking bits. Fill each muffin cup 1/2 full with batter. Spoon one teaspoon cream cheese mixture onto center of each muffin. Top with one tablespoon batter to cover cream cheese. Bake for 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
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Posted: 4/19/2018
Muffins & Cupcakes
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WW Points* : 3.92
15 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Amount Per Serving
Calories 197
Calories from Fat 60 (30%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 13g 4%
Sodium 195mg 8%
Potassium 51mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 19g
Protein 5g 12%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.