Fudgy Chocolate Chip Muffins

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These muffins are a chocolatey treat thanks to the double chocolate punch of cocoa powder and chocolate chips.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup applesauce

  • ¼ cup margarine, softened

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup light brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon (Optional)

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.

  2. In large mixer bowl, beat butter, sugar, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla until well blended. Add applesauce, blend well.

  3. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and cinnamon, if desired. Add to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in chocolate chips. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with batter.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 22 to 26 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle muffin tops with confectioners' sugar, if desired. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
9g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 112mg 2%

* 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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