Fudgy Chocolate Chip Muffins

Fudgy Chocolate Chip Muffins


"These muffins are a chocolatey treat thanks to the double chocolate punch of cocoa powder and chocolate chips."


35 m servings 230 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 230 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 113 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
  2. In large mixer bowl, beat butter, sugar, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla until well blended. Add applesauce, blend well.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and cinnamon, if desired. Add to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in chocolate chips. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with batter.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 22 to 26 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle muffin tops with confectioners' sugar, if desired. Serve warm.
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  1. 163 Ratings


When I saw all of the positive reviews for these muffins, I thought I'd found a winner. Boy was I wrong. The muffins are very sugary tasting, bland, and lacking in chocolate flavor. Fudgy was...

Contrary to the other reviewers' thoughts, I found this muffin to be very moist and fudgy. I always cut baking time by a third or a quarter and start checking for doneness at that time. I don'...

A very nice recipe. Tastes very good. But I had to cut down baking time, because they came out to dry. I also did add a little milk and a little more softened butter. So the second time (yes yes...

I loved this muffin. My husband on the other hand wished it was more moist. I gave it a 5 star for the flavor, and I will work on figuring out how to make it more moist without compromising the ...

These muffins turned out fantastically! I did change things up a bit though. I doubled the recipe and came out with 18 muffins, not 24. I also used cinnamon applesauce and omitted the extra cinn...

One word: Brownie. That is how I would describe these, and if they were called "Brownie Muffins", they would be perfectly named. The stayed flat (like other reviewers mentioned). The taste was g...

These were moist and tasty. I didn't have choc chips so I just left them out and honestly no one missed them. I also used whole wheat flour and 1 cup of reg sugar. I up'ed the cocoa powder to...

Don't waste your time on these. I even added another egg, and baking powder and they still sank in the middle. Sorry..

Waste of ingredients! Mine sunk in the middle and were hard as rocks, plus the edges burned even cooking for only 18 minutes.