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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins | Stacey Mattinson Nutrition

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins | Healthier Halloween Treat

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 247 kcal


  • 1 3/4 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1/2 c canola oil
  • 1/2 c unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 c water
  • 1 c 100% pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 c chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare muffin tins by greasing or using a muffin tin liner.
  • Sift together dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar).
  • In a separate bowl, beat together wet ingredients (canola oil, applesauce, eggs, water, pumpkin and vanilla).
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix well but do not over-manipulate. Stir in chocolate chips. Spoon into prepared muffin tins.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Pop out muffins halfway after removing from oven to prevent overbaking.


Calories: 247kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 3gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 211mgPotassium: 37mgFiber: 2gSugar: 20g
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