Recipe for Chocolate Cheese Cupcakes served by Janice Cranor, Osage County OSU Extension Educator Family & Consumer Sciences at the April seminar

Chocolate Cheese Cupcakes

This tasty recipe was provided to Janice Cranor over 30 years ago by Betty Kloeckler of Checotah, Okla.

Makes 18 cupcakes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees


1 & ½ C. flour

1 C. sugar

¼ C. cocoa

1 tsp. soda

¼ tsp. salt

Mix all dry ingredients above & add wet ingredients below and beat until smooth.

1 C. water

4 T. vegetable oil

1 T. vinegar

1 tsp. vanilla

Fill muffin tins ½ full. Set aside and mix cream cheese mixture.

1-8 oz. package cream cheese (softened)

1/3 C. sugar

1 egg

6 oz. package chocolate chips

Cream together and place 1 T. on top of chocolate batter in muffin tins. Optional-sprinkle finely chopped nuts on top.

Bake for 25 minutes in 350 degree oven or until the top springs back when touched.

Served at Extension Café-Salsa Savvy-April 2011

Janice M. Cranor, OSU Extension Educator
Family & Consumer Sciences, Osage County