Delicious and Nutty Chocolate Chip Pecan Muffins

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Delicious and Nutty Chocolate Chip Pecan Muffins
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 21, 2023

These chocolate chip pecan muffins are a delightful treat that combines the richness of chocolate chips with the nuttiness of pecans. The muffins have a moist and fluffy texture, making them the perfect breakfast or snack option. They are easy to make and will surely satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Enjoy these delectable muffins with a cup of coffee or tea.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Whisk well to combine.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Fold in the chocolate chips and chopped pecans.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  8. Remove the muffins from the oven and let them cool in the tin for 5 minutes.
  9. Transfer the muffins to a wire rack to cool completely before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Pecans are native to North America and were widely used by Native Americans in their cuisine.
  • The first chocolate chip cookie was invented by Ruth Wakefield in the 1930s.
  • Chocolate chips were originally created to be used in chocolate chip cookies.