Healthy pumpkin muffins with chocolate chips, on a white plate.
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5 from 4 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: 67.6% | Vitamin C: 1.3% | Calcium: 2.4% | Iron: 5.8%