A cross section of a cut chocolate chip muffin.

Chocolate Chip Muffins

These chocolate chip muffins are light and tender muffins studded with plenty of chocolate chips, then finished off with a sprinkle of sugar. These muffins are great for breakfast or a quick grab and go snack, and kids love them!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chip muffins, chocolate muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 2777kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips divided use
  • 2 tablespoons coarse sugar optional
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, 1 cup of chocolate chips and salt in a bowl. Stir to combine.
  • In a second bowl, whisk together the milk, oil, butter egg and vanilla extract.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Divide the batter evenly between the cups in the muffin tin. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips over the top of the muffins.
  • Sprinkle the coarse sugar over the muffins.
  • Bake the muffins for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let cool for at least 5 minutes, then serve.


Calories: 2777kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 142mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1.4mg