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Two healthy pumpkin muffins stacked with a bite taken out of the top muffin.
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3.93 from 168 votes

Flourless Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy, paleo pumpkin muffins made with almond butter and pumpkin. No flour, no oil and no dairy. 9 grams of protein in each muffin!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy pumpkin muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 265kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅓ cups almond butter
  • cup canned pumpkin or homemade pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of sea salt
  • cup chocolate chips I used Lily's chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Prepare muffin tin by spraying well with cooking spray, or line the tins with paper or silicone liners. Set aside.
  • In your blender add all ingredients (except the chocolate chips) and blend on high-speed until creamy, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in chocolate chips by hand.
  • Fill each muffin cavity about 3/4 full with the muffin mixture.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until the tops are set and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean without any batter. (See below for cook time for mini muffins). Allow muffins to cool for 5-10 minutes or until they are firm enough and cool enough to handle.
  • Allow muffins to cool for 5-10 minutes or until they are firm enough and cool enough to handle. Remove from tin and let cool completely on a wire rack. Muffins are always best fresh, but these will keep airtight at room temperature for about 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

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Notes

  • Almond butter: you can replace this with another nut/seed butter. I recommend cashew butter or sunflower seed butter.
  • Eggs: as I mentioned above, I don't recommend trying to replace these with an egg replacer. 
  • Mix-ins: feel free to swap the chocolate chips for another mix-in option like raisins, cranberries or chopped pecans.
  • Mini muffins: to make mini muffins, use a mini muffin tin and bake for 7-8 minutes. 1 batch will make 36 mini muffins.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 109mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g