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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bran Muffins

These muffins are great as a super filling grab-and-go breakfast. The pumpkin and chocolate chips taste yummy together and serve as a tasty spin on typical bran muffins. These are thick, dense muffins and do a great job keeping you full for breakfast or a snack. My mom came up with this recipe and any time she mentions she made these I seem to turn up to visit within a day or so. It’s a not a coincidence. Thanks Mom!


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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bran Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients:

  • ¾ c flour
  • ½ c whole wheat flour
  • ¼ c brown sugar
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1 ½ t pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 ½ c All Bran cereal
  • ¾ c skim milk
  • 1 c canned pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ c applesauce (unsweetened)
  • ½ c chopped walnuts
  • ½ c chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400. Spray 12 muffin cups in a pan with cooking spray.
  2. Mix together flour, whole wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder and pumpkin spice. In a separate large bowl, mix cereal, milk and pumpkin. Let sit about 2 minutes to soften. Stir in egg and applesauce. Then add dry ingredients, chocolate chips and nuts. Stir until just blended. Put mixture in muffin cups and bake about 22-25 minutes.

Weight Watchers Points Plus:
5 per muffin (P+ calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)

Source: my mom

   

8 Responses to “Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bran Muffins”

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    Erika — January 21, 2011 @ 5:49 pm

    These sound so good. I am really happy I found your blog, I am doing WWs and I love that you post the points!

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    emilybites — January 21, 2011 @ 7:12 pm

    Thanks, I’m glad it’s helpful! I love these muffins – if you make them let me know :).

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    Jessica — March 14, 2011 @ 8:02 pm

    My hubby made these today for me because I started ww last week and they are super yummy thank you very much for all your hard work :)

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    emilybites — March 16, 2011 @ 12:19 pm

    Way to go hubby! That’s so great that he is making WW friendly recipes to support you on your journey. I’m glad you liked them. Thanks for commenting.

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    Lauren — May 17, 2011 @ 12:29 am

    Yum! I just made these and they are delicious!!! Thanks for all the awesome recipes!

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    Susan B — August 2, 2012 @ 7:47 pm

    I am definately going to make these for my kids for a perfect breakfast before school..I will throw in some flax seed and a bit of protein powder as well but they love pumpkin muffins so these should be a hit!!

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    Ashley — September 29, 2014 @ 2:09 am

    Could you omit the white flour and use all ww flour?

    • Emily Bites replied: — September 30th, 2014 @ 7:01 pm

      Sure!

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