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Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins Recipe

Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins Recipe

I bake a lot of different muffins, but this is the recipe I use the most. Their small size makes them hard to resist! —Joanne Shew Chuk, St. Benedict, Saskatchewan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, then milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture just until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • 2. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of batter into each greased or paper-lined mini-muffin cup. Bake at 375° for 10-13 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 110 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

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Reviewed Jun. 4, 2016

"My son was waiting in line 20 mins at school to get mini muffins in a bag. I told him that I would make some at home for him to bring into school, so he didn't waste his before-school social time standing in line. These were simple and tasty and I'll definitely be making them again. I only got 2 dozen in my PC mini muffin pan."

Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

"Good, just doesn't make too many. Should double it."

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

"Like mini muffins for church coffee time. These were quit delicious. I did add 1/2 cup sour cream and they were very moist. Will make again."

Reviewed Aug. 31, 2013

"These little muffins are so delicious!! They're easy to make. I always have all the ingredients on hand. Plus everyone can't wait till they come out of the oven!"

Reviewed Jun. 15, 2013

"These muffins are soft and springy. Just don't use butter flavored Crisco as the shortening. Left a weird taste. But the muffin acted like store bought."

Reviewed Jul. 10, 2010

"made these the other day...reduced the amount of mini-chips to 1/2 2 1/2 dozen yield using level T. per muffin..."

Reviewed Oct. 10, 2009

"These were very yummy. My family gobbled them up. Next time I will have to make a double batch."

Reviewed Sep. 29, 2009

"These were so easy to make, I'm going to try substituting different mix-in and flavor combinations."

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