*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         CHERRY CHEESECAKE MUFFINS
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Muffins
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/3   c            Cream cheese
    2       tb           Icing sugar
      1/3   c            Butter, softened
      2/3   c            Packed brown sugar
    1                    Egg
    1       t            Grated orange rind
    2       c            All-purpose flour
    2       ts           Baking powder
      1/4   ts           Salt
      2/3   c            Milk
      1/3   c            Whole cherry jam
    2       tb           Pecans, finely chopped
                         Optional
 
   Blend cream cheese with icing sugar; set aside.  Cream together
   butter and brown sugar; beat in egg and orange rind. Combine flour,
   baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk,
   stirring until just blended.  Do not overmix.
   
   Spoon into large greased muffin tins, filling halfway to top. Add 1
   ts of the cream cheese mixture and 1 ts of the jam to each; top with
   remaining batter. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake in 375 F over for 25-30
   minutes or until firm to the touch.  Remove immediately from tins.
  
 
 
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