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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are light and tender treats full of warm spices and plenty of chocolate chips. Pumpkin muffins make for a great dessert, after school snack or party offering.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, pumpkin muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 288kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips divided use
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray, or you can use paper liners.
  • Place the eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree and oil in a bowl. Whisk until smooth.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract and salt to the bowl. Stir until just combined.
  • Fold in 1 cup of chocolate chips.
  • Divide the batter evenly among the 12 muffin cups and sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips over the tops of the muffins.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. 
  • Cool for 5 minutes in the pan, then transfer the muffins to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Serve, or store the muffins in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 213mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 3230IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2.6mg