Healthy pumpkin muffins with chocolate chips, on a white plate.
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5 from 12 votes

Skinny Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Healthy Pumpkin Muffins not only taste amazing, they're only 160 calories each! They are so soft, tender and delicious they belong in a bakery.
Prep Time14 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 161kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup melted butter , or coconut butter
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips , optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a standard 12-cup muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray (or line with muffin liners).
  • Whisk dry ingredients together: flour, cornstarch, pumpkin spice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Mix wet ingredients together: eggs, melted butter, honey, and pumpkin puree.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the pumpkin mixture and chocolate chips. Mix just until combined. (Do not over-mix).
  • Spoon the batter into the muffin pan, filling each cup 2/3 full (or a little more if you want bigger muffins). Bake for 16 – 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. .


These freeze very well! Recipe adapted from Fueling a Fit Fam


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 247mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 3380IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg