Print
clock clock icon cutlery cutlery icon flag flag icon folder folder icon instagram instagram icon pinterest pinterest icon facebook facebook icon print print icon squares squares icon heart heart icon heart solid heart solid icon
healthy pumpkin chocolate chip muffins on rack

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

  • Author: Amy Palanjian
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These store well in the fridge so you can make them a day or two ahead if you prefer—or bake and serve warm from the oven. These taste like a cross between baked oatmeal and a traditional pumpkin muffin (they don’t have any flour, so they’re a little denser than a traditional muffin, but still super moist!).


Ingredients

Scale

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and grease a standard size muffin tin.
  2. Place all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor except the chocolate chips.
  3. Blend until very smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl if needed.
  4. Divide among the prepared muffin tin. You want each cup to be about 3/4 full. Top with chocolate chips if using.
  5. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until firm to the touch and lightly golden brown around the edges. Let cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled.


Notes

These muffins can store in the fridge in an airtight container for 3-5 days. Or in the freezer in a zip top freezer bag for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge or at room temperature.

Serve cold or slightly warmed. Dice into smaller pieces for younger kids.

Dairy-free: Use plain unsweetened nondairy milk.

Gluten-free: Use certified gluten-free rolled oats.

Be sure to use pumpkin puree, not pie filling.

Use honey instead of maple syrup if desired. (Do not use honey for kids under age one.)

For mini muffins, bake for 12-14 minutes or until a cake tester inserted into the centers comes out cleanly.

If you love the flavor of pumpkin pie, use 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice.

To make these by hand without a blender or food processor, use store-bought oat flour and mix the ingredients together in a mixing bowl.

Add a few chocolate chips to the tops of each muffin if desired.

Keywords: pumpkin oatmeal muffins, healthy pumpkin muffins

Toddler Won't Eat?

Here's Help!

My favorite tips for getting your littles to enjoy their food!

free email bonus

toddler drinking green smoothie square

5 BEST

Toddler Snacks

free email bonus

toddler snacks pdf image

Easy, healthy recipes to

win snack time!

Send this to a friend