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healthy pumpkin chocolate chip muffins

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

The best healthy pumpkin muffins made with whole wheat flour, naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup and loaded with cozy pumpkin spices. These healthy pumpkin muffins are freezer friendly and delicious with a few chocolate chips! Great for kids and any time you're craving a fall snack.

Course Breakfast, Dairy Free, Muffins, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy pumpkin muffins, pumpkin chocolate chip muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 195 kcal
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com

Ingredients

  • Wet ingredients:
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled (or sub melted butter)
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any milk)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dry ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour (or white whole wheat flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with liners and spray the insides of the liners with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin, maple syrup, coconut oil, eggs, almond milk and vanilla.
  3. In a separate large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: whole wheat pastry flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and salt. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Evenly divide batter between 12 muffin cups. Bake for 23-28 minutes or until tester comes out clean or with just a few crumbs attached. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

To freeze: simply wrap muffins individually in freezer-safe bags or store them in a large freezer bag. When you’re ready to enjoy them, reheat for 30-45 seconds in the microwave or simply thaw them at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 76
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.4g13%
Saturated Fat 5.5g34%
Carbohydrates 28.1g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 14.9g17%
Protein 2.9g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.