Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

By ADW|2017-08-16T15:39:44-04:00Updated: November 23rd, 2012|Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Two favorite flavors – pumpkin and chocolate are combined in these easy to prepare muffins. Applesauce is used to replace part of the fat and Equal is used in place of sugar, so you can enjoy this recipe without guilt!


  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup Equal Spoonful or 24 packets Equal sweetener
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat Oven to 375°F.
  2. Lightly spray muffin cups or line cups with paper-liners. Set aside.
  3. Combine pumpkin, oil, applesauce, eggs and molasses in a large bowl. Combine flours, Equal, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a separate bowl. Gradually add dry ingredients to pumpkin mixture until all ingredients are moistened. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Spoon batter into muffin cups filling 3/4 full.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Let muffins cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove muffins from pan and cool on a wire rack.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Food Exchanges: 2 Starch, 2 Fat

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 12 Servings
Calories:    230
Protein:    3g
Carbohydrates:    30g
Fat:    12g
Cholesterol:    35mg
Sodium:    256mg

This recipe provided courtesy of the Merisant Corporation and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal.

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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