Chocolate PB Oatmeal Muffins

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Muffins


1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup old fashions oats, plus more for sprinkling

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted & slightly cooled

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

2 large eggs

1 cup milk

1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3/4 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped pecans or other nut of your choice (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375*F, line or grease a standard muffin tin and set aside
  • Mix flour, oats, baking powder and salt in a small bowl until combined and set aside
  • In a large bowl, whisk butter and brown sugar together until smooth
  • Add peanut butter, eggs, milk, oil and vanilla extract to the butter and sugar, whisk to combine
  • Slowly stir the dry ingredients into the wet until just combined, making sure there is no more dry flour, do not over mix
  • Fold in chocolate chips and pecans
  • Spoon into muffin tin, filling the cups 3/4 full
  • Sprinkle with additional oats
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes, until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely (if you can wait that long!)