Light Chocolate Chip Muffins

READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 12 muffins




  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Coat a 12-muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Whisk the flour with the baking powder and salt and set aside.
  • Beat the egg, sugar and margarine with an electric mixer set on medium until smooth.
  • Add the milk and vanilla and beat again.
  • Mix the flour and chocolate chips into the batter by hand just until combined.
  • Spoon the batter into the muffin cups so that each is about two-thirds full.
  • Top each muffin cup with cinnamon/sugar mixture, if desired.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes or until the muffins are lightly browned, puff up and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in the tin set on a wire rack for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove the muffins from the tin and eat them warm or let them cool completely on a wire rack.