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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins


3/4 cup white sugar
1 Tablespoon Olive Destination Butter Flavored EVOO
3 Tablespoons Olive Destination Butternut Squash Seed Oil

2 eggs
¾ heaping cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Grease and flour muffin pan. Mix sugar, oil, eggs. Add pumpkin and water to mixture.

In separate bowl mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, spices and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.

Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter using an ice cream scoop. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Let muffins cool in pan for 5 minutes, then flip out onto wire rack and cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Makes 12 muffins.