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Chocolate Oatmeal Muffins

Tender and sweet, these chocolate oatmeal muffins are the perfect special breakfast or after school snack.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Muffins, Chocolate Oatmeal Muffins, Cocoa Muffins, Muffin Recipe, Muffins, Oatmeal Muffins
Author Sunup to Sundown


  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup milk or buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup butter or coconut oil, softened
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the oats and milk and let sit for 20 minutes.

  2. Heat oven to 400F degrees. Grease 16 muffin tins or line with cupcake liners.

  3. In a large bowl, beat butter or coconut oil, sugar, and egg until fluffy. Stir together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Alternately add the dry mixture and oat mixture to combine with the butter mixture. Fold the chocolate chips into the batter.

  4. Fill prepared cups 2/3 cups full with batter. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center come out clean.