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Best Muffin Recipes: Mini Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

Mini Chocolate Chip Mufffins Recipe
Mini Chocolate Chip Mufffins Recipe
This is the best muffin recipe for mini chocolate chip muffins–at least in our home. Our boys, of course, are huge fans.

Another recipe from my mother, this recipe for Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins is one she started baking when I was probably middle school aged.

Combined with fresh, local fruit from a great Indiana farmer’s market, it’s really not the worst thing in the world, either. They go great with coffee!

Best Muffin Recipes: Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Best Muffin Recipes: Mini Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 Dozen Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Best Muffin Recipes: Mini Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

Another recipe from my mother.


  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Shortening
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2/3 Cup Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips


  1. Cream Sugar and Shortening.
  2. Add Egg, Milk, and Vanilla Extract and mix well.
  3. Combine dry ingredients.
  4. Gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  5. Fold in chocolate chips.
  6. Spoon 1 Tablespoon into greased mini muffin tin.
  7. Bake 375* 10 - 13 minutes.

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