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Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Healthy pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are the perfect breakfast or snack! These low sugar muffins sweetened with applesauce are a nice alternative to sugar-laden holiday treats.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can pure pumpkin puree 15 oz.
  • 1 cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup organic sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 3 cups Wheat Montana non-GMO flour or all purpose
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 TBSP pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups dark or semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease muffin pan or add paper muffin liners.

  2. Beat eggs, pumpkin, applesauce, maple syrup, sugar, and oil in a large bowl until smooth.

  3. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. 

  4. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and mix thoroughly, then fold in chocolate chips. 

  5. Fill muffin cups almost full with muffin batter. Bake at 400 F for 15-17 minutes. Check them a minute or two early to check for doneness - don't overcook. Cool for several minutes before enjoying.

  6. Yield: 2 dozen muffins. These are even better the next day!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from The Girl Who Ate Everything original recipe.