How to Make Thanksgiving Pumpkin Streusel Cupcakes

Adapted from a holiday baking magazine, these taste like pumpkin bread, but the streusel tucked inside make these the center of attention! Makes 24 Cupcakes.

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How to Make Thanksgiving Pumpkin Streusel Cupcakes Recipe
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In large bowl, combine cake mix, water, eggs, pumpkin and extracts. Beat on low speed until moistened (20 seconds). Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.

In large bowl, combine cake mix, water, eggs, pumpkin and extracts. Beat on low speed until moistened (20 seconds). Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.

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In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in 1 Tbsp. butter until crumbly. Mixture should feel like sand.

In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in 1 Tbsp. butter until crumbly. Mixture should feel like sand.

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Fill muffin cups one-fourth full with batter.

Fill muffin cups one-fourth full with batter.

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Drop streusel by heaping teaspoonfuls into center of each cupcake.

Drop streusel by heaping teaspoonfuls into center of each cupcake.

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Cover cupcakes with remaining batter. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 18-20 minutes.

Cover cupcakes with remaining batter. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 18-20 minutes.

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While cupcakes bake, let's make the frosting. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and 2 Tbs. butter until fluffy.

While cupcakes bake, let's make the frosting. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and 2 Tbs. butter until fluffy.

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Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth.

Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth.

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Let cupcakes cool completely. Ready to frost!

Let cupcakes cool completely. Ready to frost!

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Frost cupcakes. Store in refrigerator. Enjoy! Follow me for great recipes!

Frost cupcakes. Store in refrigerator. Enjoy! Follow me for great recipes!

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