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Chocolate Chip Muffins

Chocolate chip muffins are perfect for breakfast or brunch, but they make a fantastic dessert, too.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip muffins, chocolate chips, muffin recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 302kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar *
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips or 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line with paper cups either a 12-count regular muffin pan or a 6-count Texas muffin pan.
  • In a large bowl add the butter, sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat until light and fluffy. Beat in the vanilla and eggs, beating well. Add the milk and beat until incorporated.
  • Stir in the flour and chocolate chips until well mixed. Distribute batter evenly between either 12 regular sized muffins or 6 Texas sized muffins.
  • Bake smaller muffins 25-30 minutes. Bake large Texas-style muffins 30-40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.
  • Makes 12 regular or 6 Texas-sized muffins.


*You can reduce the sugar to 3/4 cup if you don't like them overly sweet.
You can also use 1/2 cup MINI chocolate chips if you want them smaller and more evenly dispersed AND to save fat and calories.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 326IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg