Vegan Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Featuring pumpkin puree, applesauce, and warm seasonal spices, these vegan muffins are packed with flavor. They’re easy to make and perfect for dessert, snack, or breakfast.


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Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large bowl, whisk the all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and spices together.

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Step 2:

In a separate bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, applesauce, oil, brown sugar, and vanilla extract.

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Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix until just combined, taking care to avoid overmixing.

Step 3:

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In a smaller bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract. You can also add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon for extra flavor.

Step 4:

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