Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins are super moist, loaded with chocolate. Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are perfect for breakfast, lunch boxes,  for dessert or sharing on special occasions.


  • 15 oz. can pumpkin
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (or half whole wheat flour half white)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and prepare muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients including flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the wet ingredients: sugar, oil, eggs, and almond extract.
  4. Stir in the canned pumpkin.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, stirring just until the ingredients start to blend.
  6. Add the chocolate chips and stir until just blended, taking care to not over blend.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.