Cooking Corner: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

By Emily Fry

Staff Writer

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

When people think of Halloween and October, they often think of pumpkins.  To go along with your carved jack-o-lantern, why not make a delicious pumpkin treat?  These easy muffins are definitely more of a treat than a trick.  Happy baking!


3/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
3/4 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Grease and flour muffin pan or use paper liners.
  2. Mix sugar, oil and eggs. Add pumpkin and water. In separate bowl mix together baking flour, baking soda, baking powder, spices and salt. Add wet mixture and stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.


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