Recipe for Cranberry Cheesecake Muffins


    Cranberry Cheesecake Muffins

    3 ounces cream cheese, softened
    1/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
    1 cup milk
    1/3 cup oil
    1 egg
    1 (15.6 ounce) package cranberry quick bread mix

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 12 muffin cups.

    Beat cream cheese and 2 tablespoons sugar in small bowl until well blended. Combine milk, oil and egg in large bowl and beat with fork until blended. Stir in quick bread mix just until moistened.

    Fill muffin cups 1/4 full with batter. Drop 1 teaspoon cheese mixture into center of each cup. Spoon remaining batter over cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle batter with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake for 17 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups to wire rack to cool.

    Makes 12