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Three pumpkin chocolate chip muffins stacked on top of each other on a small white plate with more muffins scattered in the background.
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5 from 4 votes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins taste like dessert but are actually a nutritious breakfast or snack. They are a high-fiber recipe, that can be made dairy free, you can eat anytime, guilt-free. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 muffins
Calories: 268kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line a standard size muffin pan with paper liners or reusable silicone liners.
  • Combine the flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice, sugar, and brown sugar in a medium bowl and mix well.
    1 cup all purpose flour, 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats, 3/4 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, 3/4 cup brown sugar, 3/4 cup sugar
  • Make well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the eggs, butter, and pumpkin puree. 
    2 eggs, 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • Whisk the wet ingredients together first, then mix them into the dry ingredients.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
    1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Fill the muffin pan cups 3/4ths of the way full. Top with additional chocolate chips, if desired.
  • Bake for 28-32 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Notes

Tips and Techniques

  • For dairy free muffins, use coconut oil in place of butter and make sure that the chocolate chips you use are labeled as dairy-free.
  • Press extra chocolate chips onto the tops of the muffin batter prior to baking to ensure that there are chocolate chips on the top of every muffin, if desired.
  • Leftover muffins can be stored in an airtight container lined with a paper towel. Consume within 3-4 days.
 
** Nutritional information is an estimate and may vary.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 2580IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.7mg