Best Ever Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Best Ever Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins are the perfect easy-to-make sweet snack that's packed with pumpkin & chocolate! Make them in only one bowl!

Course Baking, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee Break, Muffins
Cuisine American, Fall, Holiday, North American, Winter
Keyword Best Ever Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 muffins
Calories 193 kcal
Author Chrissie


  • 1 can pureed pumpkin (15 ounce can) NOT pumpkin pie filling
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 cups mini chocolate chips reserve 1/4 cup for topping


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare muffin tins by lining them with paper liners (24 muffins).

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, eggs, sugar, and vegetable oil until smooth.

  3. Add the flour, baking soda, salt and spices and combine with a rubber spatula until no streaks of flour remain.

  4. Stir in 1 cup of the mini chocolate chips gently.

  5. Portion the batter into each of the 24 prepared muffin cups, distributing the batter evenly.

  6. Top the muffins with the remaining 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips.

  7. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into one of the muffins comes out clean.

  8. Cool on a wire rack in their tins for about 10 minutes before removing them from their tins to cool completely.

Recipe Notes

These muffins keep for about 4 days in an airtight container at room temperature. 

Be sure to use real, pure pumpkin puree for this recipe, and NOT pumpkin pie filling. Pumpkin pie filling contains additives like sugar, etc. and will not work in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Best Ever Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 182mg8%
Potassium 63mg2%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2817IU56%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.