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Chocolate Chip Mini-Muffins

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"These treats come heartily endorsed by Joanne Shew Chuk of St. Benedict, Saskatchewan. She relates, 'I bake a lot of different muffins, but I use this recipe the most.'"
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Ingredients

25 m servings
Original recipe yields 18 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients. Gradually add to creamed mixture; mix well. Fold in chocolate chips. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of batter into each greased or paper-lined mini-muffin cup. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-13 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

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I made these following the recipe to a "T"...turned out perfect! This is a great simple recipe...some others said that the "boxed" or "bagged" mixes were easier, but rarely do I have those on ha...

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For whatever reason, these muffins had a strange smell and taste after they were baked. I couldn't detect it in the batter; it seemed to develop during the baking process. The texture was also...

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For whatever reason, these muffins had a strange smell and taste after they were baked. I couldn't detect it in the batter; it seemed to develop during the baking process. The texture was also...

I made these following the recipe to a "T"...turned out perfect! This is a great simple recipe...some others said that the "boxed" or "bagged" mixes were easier, but rarely do I have those on ha...

My 12-yr-old daughter made these and found the recipe fun and easy. However, when she bit into the muffin, she found it too filled with air...not "cakey" enough in texture. We did substitute m...

excellent, came out just great. I used full size chocolate chips, no problem. you definately will want a mixer to cream the sugar/shortening, but very easy and fast, came out light and delicio...

I doubled this recipe. I used melted butter instead of shortening and I added just a touch more vanilla. I make my muffins a little differently. I always mix the wet ingredients together first, ...

These were incredibly tasty and easy to make. I used butter flavored Crisco, and regular size chocolate chips and they turned out perfect.

I made these for my church's fellowship hour and they were just gobbled up. People were giving me lots of compliments.

Good, very tender, not overly sweet. Like sponge cake. I liked all the choc chips (be sure to use mini, as batter is thin and they would sink to the bottom).

This is soooo easy and my kids love them. I used regular sized chocolate chips only because that's what I had, and they still turned out great.