Chocolate Muffin tops

Pat Duran


To freeze these, wrap muffin tops in foil, or place in freezer bags; label and freeze. To reheat, microwave at 100%-high about 30 seconds per muffin top.
These are so good - I have one for banana muffin tops too!

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12 muffin tops


15 Min


20 Min


1 1/2 c
quick or old fashioned oatmeal, uncooked
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/3 c
margarine or butter, melted-divided
1 1/3 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/4 c
cocoa powder
2/3 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 large
egg, lightly beaten
1/2 c
mini chocolate chips
1/2 c
chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 400^. Lightly grease a large cookie sheet. Set aside.
Combine oats and sugar in a large bowl; mix up good.
For streusel topping:
Combine 1/4 cup oat mixture and 1 Tablespoon melted margarine in small bowl set aside.
For Muffins:
Add flour,baking powder and cocoa to remaining oat mixture; mix well.
Combine milk,vanilla, remaining melted margarine and egg in a small bowl; mixing well. Add to dry ingredients; mix just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Stir in nuts and chips.
For each muffin top, drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto prepared cookie sheet. (use small cookie scoop).
Sprinkle streusel topping evenly over batter, patting gently on.
Bake 20-22 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy