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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Corn Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cornmeal Muffins

Jessica Braider
My kids love these for breakfasts, snacks, and even in lunchboxes because of the chocolate chips and pumpkin flavor. I love them for the whole grains and dose of vegetables.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 24 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk (or use any variety)
  • 4 eggs
  • 15 oz. canned pumpkin or 2 cups cooked pumpkin from 1 small sugar/pie pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (use wheat/gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat two 12-cup muffin tins with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until it is light and fluffy.
  • Add the remaining ingredients EXCEPT the chocolate chips and beat just until smooth.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 full with the batter, and bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean (a little under-baked is good). Let cool and serve immediately, or store tightly covered for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 6 months.

Notes

Nutritional Information per Serving (% based upon Daily Values): Calories 138, Total Fat 6.5g, 10%, Saturated Fat 3.5g, 18%, Cholesterol 41.5mg, 14%, Sodium 190mg, 8%, Carbohydrate 18.5g ,6%, Dietary Fiber 2g, 7.5%, Sugar 8g, Protein 3g
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