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Black Bottom Cups

Course Dessert

Ingredients

  • 6 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 C. sugar
  • 1 C. chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C. nuts
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 1-1/2 C. flour
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/4 C. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 C. water
  • 1/3 C. oil
  • 1 T. vinegar
  • 18 cupcake liners

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, egg and sugar together well. Add chocolate chips and set aside.
  • In another small bowl, mix nuts and 2 T. sugar and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, 1 C. sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt, vanilla, water, oil and vinegar and beat for 2 minutes on medium.
  • Fill 18 paper lined muffin cups 1/2 full of batter mixture.
  • Top each with 1 T. of cream cheese mixture.
  • Top with the nut sugar mixture.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until top is light golden brown.
  • Cool 15 minutes.
  • Remove from pans and cool completely.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.