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Pumpkin Surprise Muffins

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 11 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Plus 3 Tablespoons, Divided)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Cooked pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Or Canned)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, melted
  Apricot preserves 6 Tablespoon (Divided)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, cut into 12 cubes (1 Package)
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In a bowl, combine the flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and ginger.
In another bowl, beat the eggs, pumpkin, sour cream, butter and 3 tablespoons preserves.
Stir into the dry ingredientsjust until moistened.
Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups half full.
Place a cream cheese cube and 3/4 teaspoon of preserves in each.
Top with remaining batter.
Sprinkle with almonds and remaining sugar.
Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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