Orange Cream Cheese Muffins Recipe
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Orange Cream Cheese Muffins Recipe

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When you make these in the Texas-size muffin pans, they certainly satisfy your hunger! These are very tasty muffins, and we really enjoy them.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1-3/4 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 teaspoons orange marmalade

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 297 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 497 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar. Add the egg and juice. Beat well. Stir in the biscuit mix just until moistened. Fold in pecans.
  2. Grease six Texas-size or jumbo muffin pans generously. Spoon 1/4 cup batter into each cup. Spoon 1 teaspoon marmalade into the center of each muffin. Top with remaining batter.
  3. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: 6 jumbo muffins.
Originally published as Orange Cream Cheese Muffins in Country Extra March 1991, p45

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