14 ounces orange muffin mix
1/2 cup flaked coconut
8 3/4 ounces crushed pineapple
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup milk
3 ounces cream cheese
Combine muffin mix and coconut. Drain pineapple, reserving 1 tablespoon syrup. Add pineapple, egg and milk to dry ingredients. Blend only until dry ingredients are moistened. Fill greased muffin pans 2/3 full. Bake in hot oven (400° F) for 15-20 minutes or until done.
Beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add the 1 tablespoon reserved pineapple syrup; beat well. Serve with hot muffins.
Recipe makes 12 – 16 Hawaiian Muffins.