Credit for this recipe goes to my sister Amy. She mentioned that she made these (original recipe found in the Nestle cookbook) and shared the recipe with me. I made them today and even the kids loved them.
CHOCOLATE PUMPKIN MUFFINS
1 1/2 cups All purpose flour
1/2 cup Sugar
2 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Milk
1/2 cup Solid pack pumpkin
1/4 cup Melted butter
6 oz Semi sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup Finely chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 400. In large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt; make a well in the center.
In a small bowl, combine milk, pumpkin, butter and egg; add to well in flour mixture.
Add chocolate chips; stir until dry mixture is moistened. Spoon mixture into greased muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full. Sprinkle 1 tsp. nuts over each muffin.
Bake at 400 for 18-20 minutes. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans, completely cool on racks.
This recipe makes 12.