Cheesecake Filled Cupcakes are super simple starting with a cake mix but filled with chocolate chip cheesecake mixture in the centers! | www.persnicketyplates.com

Cheesecake Filled Cupcakes

Cheesecake Filled Cupcakes are super simple starting with a cake mix but filled with chocolate chip cheesecake mixture in the centers!
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Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 dozen
Author: Melissa | Persnickety Plates

Ingredients

  • Yellow or chocolate cake mix made per the box instructions
  • Cream Cheese Mixture
  • 1 brick 8 oz cream cheese, softened to room temp
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Pillsbury Chocolate Fudge Filled Pastry Bag for frosting

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line two cupcake pans with liners. Set aside.
  • Prepare your cake mix per the instructions on the box.
  • In another medium bowl, add the cream cheese, sugar, egg, salt, and mini chocolate chips and blend on medium speed until fully incorporated.
  • Fill each cupcake well half full with cupcake batter.
  • Drop in 1 teaspoon of cream cheese mixture to the center of each cupcake. Top with cake batter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
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