Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

This Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe is the perfect Thanksgiving treat for you and your friends and family! Combines the savory taste of pumpkins with chocolate chips and the delicious topping of cream cheese, what could you possibly complain about!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 21-24 muffins depending on how large

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

These Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins with cream cheese frosting are simply delicious and perfect for your thanksgiving feast!


For Muffins:
2 cups All-purpose Flour
1 cup Sugar
4 teaspoons Baking Powder
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ground Ginger
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cardamom
1 teaspoon Salt
8 Tablespoons of Butter, cut into pieces
1 Can Pumpkin Puree (15 ounces)
1 Cup Milk
2 Large Eggs
2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
2 teaspoons Vanilla
1 cup Chocolate Chips
For Frosting:
1/2 cup Softened Butter
8 Ounces cream cheese
1 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar (eyeball if you think you need more)
1 teaspoon Vanilla


    For Muffins:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line Muffin tin with paper muffin wrappers.
  3. In a large stand mixer, cream softened butter and sugar together until well combined.
  4. Add Eggs, cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, and pumpkin puree.
  5. Add milk, baking soda, vegetable oil, and vanilla.
  6. Lastly, add the flour until well mixed.
  7. Add Chocolate chips and mix for only a few more rounds.
  8. Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes, careful not to overcook!
  9. Cool for 15 minutes before frosting.
  10. For Frosting:
  11. Soften butter and cream cheese well before combining in a stand mixer.
  12. Add powdered sugar.
  13. Refrigerate if not immediately using, as it will melt if left out.


Enjoy these muffins with a cup of coffee! Goes well with all those Thanksgiving pies, and much easier to carry around a party!


Pre-frosted muffins

Cream Cheese Frosting



Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin

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