Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

"'When I was trying to modify my mom's pumpkin bread recipe to cut down on the fat and cholesterol, I came up with these moist sweet muffins,' explains Kathy Fannoun of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. 'My kids love them...and they get a healthy dose of vitamin A from the pumpkin without even knowing it!'"
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35 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In another bowl, combine egg, egg substitute, pumpkin, applesauce and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in chocolate chips. Coat muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray; fill two-thirds full with batter. Bake at 400 degrees F for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One muffin equals 193 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 242 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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This muffin had great texture and was delicious! I did make some modifications, however: I halved the sugar to 1 cup (it would have been WAY too sweet, I think), used all whole wheat flour, an...

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I think I may have overmixed mine, because they came out way too dense! Also a bit floury. However the pumpkin and chocolate blend, which I thought was strange, was delicious. Good taste, awful ...

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This muffin had great texture and was delicious! I did make some modifications, however: I halved the sugar to 1 cup (it would have been WAY too sweet, I think), used all whole wheat flour, an...

I was looking for a super healthy muffin recipe that i make for breakfast time, and I found this one. I changed the recipe around a bit to make it even healthier, and they were still delicious....

Delicious muffins! My family loved them. I also used 4 eggs as I didn't have egg substitutes. Thanks for the recipe! It's nice to have a recipe that tastes good and has fewer calories!

My kid loved these muffins! :) Substitutions were: 2 eggs instead of substitute and for flour I used 1/2 whole wheat flour and 1/2 white flour. Next time I may use more whole wheat flour, try ...

Soooo moist and good. Made these muffins/bread today and I was so happy I did. I used 1 cup of granulated sugar and 1/2 cup of brown sugar instead. They were plenty sweet. I also left out the ch...

Super yummy and super easy to make. The only thing I did differently was to melt the chocolate chips and add them to the muffin tops as a swirl. Everything else was the same and just delicious.

Love, love, love these muffins. I only made 1/2 a batch, but wish I made all 24. My kids love them, my husband has already gobbled down 4, and I really like them. They are perfect snacks for ...

Yum! And thanks to the reviewers who suggested to add a little oatmeal in place of some flour and to use extra pumpkin in place of the applesauce. Delicious! I also cut back on the sugar.

I made a half recipe of this recipe for twelve muffins. I used all whole wheat white flour, I cut the sugar down to a half cup, I kept the baking powder/soda at a teaspoon each (I now do that wi...

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