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Multiple chocolate chip muffins are on a white surface. There are fingers holding one of the muffins.

Chocolate Chip Muffins

If you are needing a quick and easy dessert option, these chocolate chip muffins are a favorite in our house.  I make them multiple times a week - and why not?  
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: Chocolate Chip Muffins, chocolate muffins, healthy chocolate chip muffins, healthy chocolate muffins, healthy muffins, muffins chocolate, muffins chocolate chip
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 57kcal
Author: Dash of Herbs


  • 3/4 cup white all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed tightly
  • 4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup plain applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 16-24 chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, brown sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
    Image of the cocoa powder getting poured into a glass bowl over the flour.
  • In a smaller bowl, mix together water, applesauce, vinegar and vanilla extract.  
    Chocolate chip muffins dry batter getting the eggs poured in.
  • Pour the smaller liquid ingredients into the larger bowl. Mix to combine.
    Chocolate chip muffins batter after it has been mixed up. The spatula is in the frame.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.  
    Chocolate chip muffins process of chocolate chips being added to batter.
  • Pour batter mixture into prepared muffin pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
    chocolate chip muffins batter getting poured into muffin tins.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Chip Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 57 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 99mg4%
Potassium 44mg1%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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