CREAM-FILLED BANANA CUPCAKES
CREAM CHEESE FILLING(recipe follows)
1 package (about 18.5 oz.) banana cake mix
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
2 tablespoons sugar
CREAM CHEESE FILLING:
1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup MINI CHIPS Semi-Sweet Chocolate
Prepare CREAM CHEESE FILLING; set aside. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Fill muffin cups 1/2 full with batter. Spoon about 1 teaspoonful CREAM CHEESE FILLING into center of each cupcake. Stir together nuts and sugar; sprinkle about 1 teaspoonful over top of each cupcake.
Bake 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake portion comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. About 3 dozen cupcakes.
Filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar and egg in small bowl until smooth. Stir in small chocolate chips.