Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins


Moist and delicious pumpkin muffin recipe. You may use up to one cup of chocolate chips if you like.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 large eggs

  • ¾ cup canned pumpkin

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and flour muffin pan or use paper liners.

  2. Whisk sugar, oil, and eggs together in a medium bowl. Stir in pumpkin and water until well blended.

  3. Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt in a separate bowl.

  4. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just to combine, being careful not to overmix. Gently stir in chocolate chips.

  5. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.

    high angle looking at a single pumpkin chocolate chip muffin with a piece broken off
    Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

197 Calories
8g Fat
30g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 197
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 181mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 87mg 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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