Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins
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Serves: 24 muffins
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour (I used freshly ground hard white wheat)
  • 1 cup sucanat
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups pureed pumpkin (or one 16 ounce can)
  • 1 cup melted coconut oil (or butter)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  1. Before mixing together muffins, place cream cheese in the middle of a large piece of parchment or wax paper.
  2. Wrap the paper around the cream cheese and shape it into a long rope.
  3. Place it in the freezer while preparing the muffins.
  4. Stir together flour, sucanat, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  5. Add eggs, pumpkin, and melted coconut oil.
  6. Mix well and scoop batter into 24 paper-lined muffin tins.
  7. Slice cream cheese into 24 "coins."
  8. Slide one into the middle of each muffin.
  9. Bake in a 400° oven for about 20 minutes or until muffins are golden brown.
Recipe by Heavenly Homemakers at