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Lightened Up Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

A delicious and lightened up version of pumpkin chocolate chip bread that can be made as bread or muffins.

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of pure pumpkin
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, pumpkin, applesauce and oil.
  2. Stir in flour, cinnamon, and baking soda. Stir just until moistened.
  3. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop pumpkin mixture into greased (or paper lined) muffin tins. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 minutes.
  5. Cool for 2 or 3 minutes before removing muffins to wire racks to finish cooling. Enjoy a healthier breakfast treat!
  6. If you are using this recipe to bake bread, pour mixture into 2 greased 8 inch by 4 inch loaf pans. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes.
  7. If you are baking mini loaves of bread, bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

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