Basic Chocolate Chip Muffins

"Nothing super special, but a great basic muffin recipe."
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Ready In:
12 muffins




  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Make a well in the dry mixture and add egg, milk, and oil. Combine just to moisten (over mixing will make tougher muffins).
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into muffin liners or greased muffin tin and bake 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Let slightly cool before serving.

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  1. MommaEllen
    A quick after school snack! I suggest using the small chocolate chips also, and maybe topping the muffins with some before baking. This recipe made about 40 mini muffins that took about 12 minutes to bake. Thank you for sharing!
  2. Rose is Rose
    We thought these were delicious! Sarah, thanks for the recipe!
  3. Connie F.
    I followed this recipe exactly except I used the mini chocolate chips because I had those on hand. Muffins turned out perfect!! The muffins were moist and delicious. I think they had just the right amount of sweetness and not salty at all as other reviews stated. I will definitely make these again!! Thanks!!
  4. anniek36
    Hmmmm I don't know what happened I seen all the rave reviews and thought for sure these were going to be a winner boy was I wrong! I was pretty disappointed in them. They tasted fine but mine turned out on the dry side and very dense.They did bake up beautifuly though. I think ill keep searching.
  5. waialealenui
    This is a great recipe. I added 1-tsp vanilla, made one batch with chocolate chips, the other with blueberries! Its so yummy! thanks for sharing!


  1. Lalaloula
    A very nice basic recipe, that was easy to prepare and baked up beautifully! The muffins had a lovely soft interior with a crunchy top and tasted moreish! YUM!<br/>I reduced the sugar to 1/4 cup, cause I dont like my muffins too sweet and that was perfect with the sweetness from the chocolate. I think this recipe could easily be modified by adding in vanilla or cinnamon or maybe dried fruit instead of chocolate. The possibilities are endless and I will definitely try out some of them.<br/>THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this tasty treat with us, Sarah!<br/>Made and reviewed for I Recommend Tag Game August 2010.


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