Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

1 cup quick cooking oats

1 cup buttermilk

1/3 cup vegetable oil

2/3 cup packed light brown sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a standard muffin pan with paper liners. In a small bowl, combine oats and buttermilk; let stand for 20 minutes. In a large bowl, stir together oil, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla. Stir in buttermilk mixture. Add flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda; blend well. Stir in chocolate chips. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 16 - 18 minutes or until muffins test done with a toothpick. Remove from pan to wire rack. Makes 12 muffins.

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