Coleen's Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

Coleen's Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

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Cheryl Hensley


One of the best cooks I ever knew brought these to work more than once and everyone always loves them. I made them for my kids and didn't tell them about the surprise in the middle. It's a pretty tasty surprise!


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min


  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 3 c
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Coleen's Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes


  1. Combine cream cheese, egg, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Shape into small balls, about 1 teaspoon of cheese mixture.
  2. Sift together flour, 2 cups sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and 1 teaspoon salt. Add remaining 4 liquid ingredients.
  3. Fill paper cups 1/3 full. Drop cheese ball in middle.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 minutes. Makes approximately 36 cupcakes.

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About Coleen's Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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