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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

Moist, soft, and dotted with melty chocolate chips, this Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe will be a fall staple after the first taste!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Muffins
Calories: 423kcal
Author: Neha


  • 14 Tbsps (110 gms) All purpose flour
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ Cup (60 ml) Oil
  • ¼ Cup Granulated sugar
  • ¼ Cup Brown sugar (packed, light or dark)
  • ¾ cup (170 gms) Canned Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 large large Egg (room temp)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tbsps (30 ml) Milk (room temp)
  • ¾ Cup Chocolate chips (semi-sweet)


  • Preheat oven to 435 deg F (218 deg C) and line a 6 count muffin pan with liners. Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, pour in oil, pumpkin puree, both sugars, vanilla, egg and milk together. Whisk them all to combine.
    Wet ingredients like pumpkin puree, oil, sugars and egg in a glass mixing bowl.
  • Now sift flour, baking soda, salt and spices over wet ingredients. Fold in to form muffin batter. Do not over mix, Just fold in till no flour pockets are visible.
    Dry ingredients and spices over wet ingredients for baking homemade muffins
  • Fold in chocolate chips next. Spoon and divide the batter in 6 prepared liners.
    Pumpkin muffins batter with semi sweet chocolate chips in a glass mixing bowl.
  • Bake for 5 minutes and then keeping the muffins in oven, reduce the oven temp to 350 deg F (177 deg C). And continue to bake for an additional 15-17 minutes. Or till the muffins pass toothpick test.
    Pumpkin Muffins Batter in liners ready to be baked in muffin pan.
  • Total time for these pumpkin muffins is around 20-22 minutes. Allow the muffins to cool in the muffin pan for 5 minutes. Now is the time to top your muffins with a few more choc chips for looks (and more chocolate!!!). Cool these further down on a wire rack.
    Freshly baked pumpkin muffins with chocolate chips cooling in muffin pan.


How do you store Pumpkin Muffins?
  • You can store muffins at room temp (covered tightly) up to 2 days.
  • For longer storage refrigerate them up to 5 days.
  • These pumpkin muffins can also be frozen for 2-3 months (if they last that long!) Thaw on counter top or in the fridge and reheat before enjoying!


Serving: 1Muffin | Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Sodium: 224mg | Sugar: 33g