Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

It’s the first day of Fall, and I am now officially in my “happy place”. I decided to start it off by making a pumpkin recipe with my sweet 4 year old daughter. She loves to help her mommy, such a lucky one I am.

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I came across this yummy looking recipe from Inside BruCrew Life and had to give it a try.  I’m a crazy lover of pumpkin… I even dedicated an entire Pinterest Board to All Things Pumpkin. Can you say YUM-O? These little muffins hit the mark – super pumpkiny (is that a word?) and dense, plus a bit sweet with the cinnamon sugar glaze on top. I have about a half can of pumpkin left…. what shall I make next? I can’t wait to do some more baking. Enjoy!

Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Ingredients

  • For the Muffins:
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • For the Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 5 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the oil, brown sugar, applesauce, vanilla, and pumpkin until creamy.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Slowly add to the pumpkin mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand.
  5. Spray a mini muffin pan with non stick spray. Fill the cavities almost full.
  6. Bake at 350* for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Let cool 2-3 minutes in the pan. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Stir together the powdered sugar, milk, and cinnamon. Dip the tops of the muffins in the glaze and let set. Makes 24 mini muffins.
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Recipe from Inside BruCrew Life.

Comments

  1. LauraH says

    Great recipe! I used coconut oil and whole wheat white flour. My hubby who thinks healthy = bad, loves these! Very moist.

    • Katie says

      Thank you! SO glad you liked it. And nice to know coconut oil works for it, I’ve been wanting to use coconut oil more myself!

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