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

How to Make Chocolate Muffin tops


  1. 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.

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About Chocolate Muffin tops

Course/Dish: Muffins

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