Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins are packed with healthful ingredients like zucchini, whole wheat flour, apple sauce and make a great on-the-go snack.


Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

The best zucchini chocolate chip muffins ever! Moist, sweet, packed with shredded zucchini, perfect spices, chocolate chips and all sorts of healthful ingredients!  I like to make these into mini muffins because I find my daughter enjoys them more that way. 🙂 Plus, you can’t actually taste the zucchini so she’s getting a vegetable that she wouldn’t normally eat.

These muffins will be perfect when zucchini growing season is upon us. Use up that bounty!

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins
 
If you want to make mini muffins, fill about 36 mini muffin liners with batter. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 13 - 15 minutes.
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • ⅓ cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup Oil
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 cup Shredded Zucchini
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease 12 muffin cups, or line with paper muffin liners.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, oil, apple sauce, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, egg, vanilla, milk and lemon juice in a large bowl.
  4. Stir until just moistened.
  5. Fold in zucchini and chocolate chips..
  6. Fill prepared muffin cups ⅔ full.
  7. Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.



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