Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins worthy of any autumn occasion, this batter takes just 10 minutes to prepare and is spiked with cinnamon, cloves and allspice before being studded with a generous amount of dark chocolate chips.
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At our house, you know it’s fall when the first dozen Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins come out of the oven. The wafting scents of cloves and allspice signals that the weather is becoming more cool and it’s time to start wearing layers. Perfect for breakfast or an addition to a brunch buffet, you really can’t go wrong when these muffins are on the menu!
They also make a great gift to give to your sister-in-law as a thank you for watching your three children so that you can have a date night with your husband. You know, in case that applies to your situation.
This pumpkin batter takes just 10 minutes to prepare and is spiked with cinnamon, cloves and allspice before being studded with a generous amount of dark chocolate chips. The end result is a Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin worthy of any autumn occasion and perfect with a cup of coffee to begin your day. But really, who am I kidding? These muffins are heavenly any time of day and disappear quite quickly.
This recipe yields three dozen muffins. Don’t even think about halving the recipe – extra muffins freeze well for a quick breakfast on a busy morning! This is why I’ve been known to double the recipe to insure that we have a large stockpile at the ready for any muffin emergencies that may arise.
It seems I might have a pumpkin recipe for any time of day. I also have these Pumpkin Butterscotch Oatmeal Muffins that are breakfast and brunch ready. You could then follow them up with my Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage and Apples for dinner and and my Upside Down Pumpkin Pie for dessert. Talk about a delicious day!
I use a store bought can of pumpkin puree for these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins but you definitely could make your own to elevate their deliciousness as well. This Homemade Pumpkin Puree recipe looks simple enough! You could also use it in this dessert mashup Pumpkin Zucchini Cake or these heavenly Pumpkin Scones.