With the fall weather, I'm excited to have the oven on and yummy things baking. We love these Whole Wheat Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins!
This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting MoneywiseMoms at no cost to you!
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins
These little muffins make the perfect lunchbox “treat” especially when they're size of a standard mini muffin pan.
With this recipe, the kids get extra nutrition with the whole wheat flour and fiber-rich pumpkin puree.
This recipe is easily made dairy-free since it has no butter. Just replace the milk with your choice of non-dairy options.
Pumpkin and chocolate is one of my favorite flavor combinations! Plus, you get extra fall flavors like cinnamon and nutmeg. If you're also a fan, you'll love this Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cheesecake.
I also made myself a gluten-free batch by replacing the whole wheat flour with Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free All-Purpose Baking Flour and a little xanthan gum.
The kids have loved these both as an afterschool snack and in the lunchbox as a bit of chocolately dessert.
Print the recipe
- 1 large egg
- 2/3 cup light brown sugar
- 1 15oz can of pumpkin puree
- 1 cup skim milk
- 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp nutmeg
- 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Using an electric mixer, beat egg with brown sugar until smooth. Add pumpkin and milk, and mix.
- Add baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg to wet ingredients. Mix well.
- Slowly add in whole wheat flour, mix until well combined. Fold in the mini chocolate chips.
- Spray a nonstick mini muffin pan with cooking spray. Fill muffin tins 2/3-3/4 full.
- Bake for 10-15 minutes until a toothpick poked into the muffin center comes out clean.
- Allow to cool in muffin tins for 5-10 minutes. Remove from muffin tins and completely cool.
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
- Spring Chef Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Metal Measuring Spoons, Set of 6
- Rubbermaid Spoon-Shaped Spatula, 9 1/2 in, White
- Gorilla Grip Original Mixing Bowls Set of 2, Slip Resistant Bottom, Includes 5 Qt and 3 Quart Nested Bowl, Gray
- Gorilla Grip Premium Silicone Non Slip Oven Mitt Set of 2
- Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick Mini Muffin and Cupcake Pan, 24-Cup
- Wilton Perfect Results Cooling Rack, 3 Tier, Non-Stick
Looking for more muffin recipes?