Chocolate chip zucchini muffins


Chocolate chip zucchini muffins -super soft and jam packed with flavor!

One of my favorite summer vegetables is zucchini. Combine it with chocolate and it’s a match made in heaven.Chocolate chip zucchini muffin recipe

I made these chocolate chip zucchini muffins last week and they were so unbelievably good! My kids never would have guessed there was zucchini inside. They would have ate the whole pan if I let them! We ended up freezing half the batch and they have been great for snacks on the go. YUM!

cutting a zucchini


After shredding the zucchini make sure to place it in between two paper towels. This will help soak up any extra water. For more tips on cutting a zucchini click here.

shredding zucchini

These chocolate chip zucchini muffins were simple, rich and full of flavor! Seriously, I cannot wait to make these again and again!

Chocolate chip zucchini muffin

Happy baking! xo- jamielyn

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Chocolate chip zucchini muffins

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate chip zucchini muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 187 kcal
Author: Jamielyn

Chocolate chip zucchini muffins -super soft and jam packed with flavor!



  • 3 cups all-purpose flour or wheat flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 2 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup chocolate chips


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350° and fill a cupcake pan with liners. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together the eggs, zucchini, sugar, oil and vanilla. Then pour into flour mixture and stir until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Pour batter into the prepared pan until the cups are 2/3rd the way full.
  5. Bake for approximately 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes clean.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate chip zucchini muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 187 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Potassium 110mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Sugars 22g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 1.3%
Vitamin C 2.9%
Calcium 4.2%
Iron 5.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Jamielyn Nye

of I Heart Naptime

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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14 comments on “Chocolate chip zucchini muffins”

  1. Those look amazingly delicious! Pinned!

  2. YUM! I love zucchini bread…can’t wait to try these muffins!

  3. Yum! Can’t wait to try these!

  4. These look so good! Just pinned. :)

  5. I can’t believe I haven’t baked with zucchini yet this year. I need to get on it -with chocolate!

  6. Just made these. I substituted 1 cup of applesauce and 1 tbsp of olive oil for the vegetable to make it a little healthier and they turned out great!

  7. I tried your zucchini chocolate chip muffins. They were great! Thanks!

  8. Wow, 2 cups of sugar, that is a frightening amount for children’s cupcakes.

  9. Delicious! Thanks for sharing this recipe. Struggled to find a recipe that didn’t have walnuts in them and then I came across your. They turned out so well :) Thanks!

  10. I made this today and it’s DELICIOUS! I don’t have a cupcake/muffin tin so I used a brownie pan lined with foil and cut it into squares even my veggie-phobic husband loves it…I kind of didn’t tell him it has zucchini!

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