Every year around this time we used to make pumpkin muffins. We still do, in fact. I made them a couple weeks ago to send to the kids. Nora texted me over the weekend to say, “I made pumpkin muffins to give out at the farmers market ’cause I was running the ebt machine for food stamps today, and people loved them.”
They really are good. I always used to send them to school for Nora’s birthday.
It needs to get just a bit colder here, but it might be cold enough where you are —
Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins
3 1/3 c. flour
2 T pumpkin pie spice
2 t baking soda
1/2 t baking powder
2 cups (1# can) pumpkin puree
4 large eggs
2 sticks butter, melted
2 c choc chips
Mix dry ingredients. Mix wet ingredients. Combine until just blended.
350 for 20-25 minutes, makes 24 regular or 96 mini muffins or 12 + 48
adapted from Muffins : 60 sweet and savory recipes / by Elizabeth Alston. New York, N.Y. : Clarkson N. Potter, 1985, p. 34-35.