Light Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

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You'll never believe these muffins are light! Made with substitutions that won't take away from taste. They are oh, so yummy. The batter is thick and sticky, so spray muffin papers with non-stick spray.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 muffins

Ingredients

  • cooking spray

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

  • 1 egg

  • cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup applesauce

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 (1 ounce) package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 (6 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 16 muffin cups with paper liners. Spray liners with cooking spray.

  2. Mix pumpkin puree, egg, sugar, vegetable oil, applesauce, and vanilla extract together in a bowl.

  3. Mix flour, pudding mix, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda together in a large bowl. Add about half the chocolate chips; stir. Pour pumpkin mixture into the flour mixture; stir to combine. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups; top with remaining chocolate chips.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

195 Calories
7g Fat
32g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 195
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 428mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 123mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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