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Chocolate Chip Muffins

These chocolate chip muffins are light, airy, and loaded with mini chocolate chips. With hints of vanilla these simple muffins are great warm with a spread of soft butter. Serve at your next brunch gathering or keep on hand for a quick snack, these go great with a cup of hot coffee! These muffins can be made in one bowl and bake in about 30 minutes, freeze any uneaten muffins for up to 3 months, microwave to reheat.

chocolate chip muffins on a platter
chocolate chip muffin batter being mixed

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chocolate chip muffins in a stack with glass of expresso

Tools I used for this recipe:

chocolate chip muffin batter in muffin tins with extra chocolate chips

Fill muffins cups 2/3rds of the way full and sprinkle with extra chocolate chips before baking if desired

Quick Steps:

  • Preheat oven
  • Line muffin tin
  • Combine wet ingredients
  • Combine dry ingredients
  • Mix together and stir
  • Fold in chocolate chips
  • Scoop in muffin tin
  • Top with extra chocolate chips
  • Bake & Enjoy!
chocolate chip muffin on parchment paper with a knife and butter

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, grease or line a 12 cup muffin tin, set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the oil, sugars, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk until combined.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, stir to combine.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet and fold in until completely incorporated. Gently fold in the mini chocolate chips. Use a 1 oz. portion scoop to fill each muffin cup 2/3rds full.
  • Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool slightly before enjoying!
sideways chocolate chip muffin with glass of espresso

Chocolate Chip Muffins

5 from 1 vote
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: Baking from Scratch, Chocolate, chocolate chip muffins, Muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 24 Muffins
Calories: 225kcal
Author: The Hearty Life
Cost: $
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Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 cup Milk, any non-dairy substitute will work
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps Baking soda
  • 2 tsps Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Mini chocolate chips + extra for sprinkling on top

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, grease or line a 12 cup muffin tin, set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the oil, sugars, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk until combined.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, stir to combine.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet and fold in until completely incorporated. Gently fold in the mini chocolate chips. Use a 1 oz. portion scoop to fill each muffin cup 2/3rds full.
  • Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool slightly before enjoying!

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 muffin | Calories: 225 kcal | Carbohydrates: 34 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 17 mg | Sodium: 245 mg | Potassium: 44 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 23 g | Vitamin A: 66 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 58 mg | Iron: 1 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

chocolate chip muffin in a bowl of chocolate chips

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