Berry Pleasing Muffins

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

1/2 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries

1 cup sugar, divided

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts

1/4 cup flaked coconut

2 Tablespoons brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

In a large bowl, combine the blueberries, cranberries and 1/4 cup sugar; set aside. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; add to the creamed mixture. Fold in the berry mixture. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups 2/3 full. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 400 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Serve warm.