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Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins

These Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins are rich, chocolaty muffins that just happen to be made with whole wheat flour, yogurt, and honey!

Skinny Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

Yesterday we had a nice snowstorm roll through Minnesota, so now we have a beautiful blanket of white snow covering everything. Which makes me pretty happy!

Especially since my husband was the one who went out and cleaned the driveway in the blizzard conditions, and I got to enjoy it all while staying in the warm house! (He really is the best.)

While wrapped up in blankets watching the snow fall, I also got to enjoy one of these double chocolate yogurt oat muffins.

Lightened Up Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

These muffins may be one of my new favorites. I took one of my favorite healthier muffin recipes and amped up the chocolate. Baking cocoa and chocolate chips give these muffins a rich, chocolaty flavor while whole wheat flour, oats, yogurt, and honey act as the base.

Despite the fact that they have oats in them, these muffins actually have a nice, light texture to them.

Skinny Double Chocolate Oat Muffins Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

I added a bit of brown sugar to the muffins to make them slightly more decadent, but you can switch it out for more honey or leave it out all together.

Eat a couple for breakfast and grab a few on the way out the door for an afternoon pick me up. Or wrap up in a fuzzy blanket, and enjoy one while watching the snow fall!

Lightened Up Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins

Yield: 18 muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

These Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins are rich, chocolaty muffins that just happen to be made with whole wheat flour, yogurt, and honey!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup regular oats
  • 1/4 Cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar
  • 1 Cup milk of your choice
  • 1/2 Cup low-fat vanilla or plain yogurt
  • 1/3 Cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flours, oats, baking cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and brown sugar.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together milk, yogurt, honey, eggs, and vanilla extract. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. While oven is preheating, allow batter to sit. This allows the oats to soak in some of the moisture and batter to reach desired texture.
  5. Scoop batter into prepared tin, filling each cup about 2/3 full. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 18 Serving Size: 1 muffin
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 137Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 215mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information shown is an estimate provided by an online calculator and may not always be accurate. It should not be considered a substitute for a medical professional’s advice.

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Double Chocolate Yogurt Oat Muffins Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

Kelly

Saturday 6th of February 2016

We got some snow too and I would have loved to curl up with one or two of these muffins! They look SO good and double chocolate is always a winner!

Janet

Friday 5th of February 2016

Want to make these! One question - by regular oats, do you mean quick cooking or old fashioned oats? Thank you from a fellow Minnesotan!

Jessica@A Kitchen Addiction

Friday 5th of February 2016

Old fashioned, but if you don't have them, quick oats will work as well. Happy Friday!

Anna (Hidden Ponies)

Thursday 4th of February 2016

I wish we got a little more snow where I live, sounds so lovely and cozy! These muffins look so rich and delicious, and I love the oats in there!

Ashley

Thursday 4th of February 2016

I love getting to sit inside when it's snowing all cozy with a blanket! (thankfully my husband also does the shoveling!! haha) These muffins look and sound just wonderful!

Ami@NaiveCookCooks

Thursday 4th of February 2016

Oooh I love it that these are guilt free!! Sounds divine!

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