Chunky Monkey Muffins

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 761
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1 cup walnuts

Cream Cheese Filling:
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
pinch of salt
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Muffin Batter:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons oils
1 large egg
1/2 cup orange juice
2 large bananas, peeled
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350°. Toast walnuts in oven, then coarsely chop, and set aside. Prepare muffin papers for 16 muffins. Set pans aside.

For Cream Cheese Filling:
Combine and cream well the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and salt. Blend in chocolate chips. Set aside.

For Muffin Batter:
In a bowl, sift dry ingredients. Add chopped nuts. Set aside. In mixer bowl, blend oil, egg, orange juice, bananas, and vanilla. Slowly add dry ingredients, and blend. Divide batter evenly between prepared muffin cups, reserving a small amount. Top each muffin with a teaspoon of Cream Cheese Filling, and press down slightly. Put a small amount of reserved batter on top of each muffin to cover cream cheese. Bake at 350° for 20–25 minutes.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 761
Calories from Fat: 309

This Chunky Monkey Muffins recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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