Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins


I remember this one coffee shop in my college town had the best pastries – they never had a wide variety, but of the 2 or 3 things they had, everything was always delicious. My favorite was the muffin with cream cheese in the middle – it was so decadent and added a rich tinge to anything I was eating that day. Not to mention, muffins are so light and airy – it’s a wonderful juxtaposition.

In my attempt to not be a burden on the family Thanksgiving celebration, I was determined to make some breakfast treats, as I mentioned in Adult Children and Family Holidays; one of those things was a batch of these blueberry cream cheese muffins! Crazy For Crust has this wonderful recipe, which worked up exactly as she said. I didn’t do the streusel – lazy – but I am confident they would have been even better with that added!

My favorite step was definitely putting a dollop of batter, a gem of cream cheese, and then another dollop of batter on top – it was a fun construction inside some cute parchment paper muffin tins, and after they cooked all brown and caramel-y, they stored really well in a big gallon plastic bag for the trip to see the in-laws! I cannot recommend these enough as an alternative to grabbing grocery store or coffee shop pastries – fast and simple!


10 comments on “Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins

  1. I consider myself to be a decent cook, but baking has never worked for me. However, I am willing to try these muffins. Wish me luck.

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  2. Blueberry muffin is actually my all-time favourit​e!!

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  3. LickYourPlate says:

    Oh, cream cheese in muffins, and any baked item in fact! So delicious.

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  4. Will love trying this recipe! reblogged this at

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  6. mmmm…You had me at cream cheese. 🙂

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  7. Yummy these look soooooo good.

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