Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Muffins

5 from 1 reviews

These Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip muffins are so easy to make, perfectly fluffy & sweet, and are made with good-for-you ingredients!  They are the perfect afternoon snack or addition to a morning breakfast bowl.


  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato (You can either steam or bake the potato and then simply mash it.)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup dairy free chocolate chips


  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine sweet potato, applesauce, egg, tahini, maple syrup, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. Next combine the cinnamon, whole wheat pastry flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt.
  4. Then add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and combine.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  6. Scoop the batter into greased or lined muffin tins. This recipe should make 12 muffins.
  7. Optional: top each muffin with more chocolate chips
  8. Bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Let cool & enjoy!
  10. You can store on the counter for a day or two, but I always love to store my baked goods in the fridge if they are still around for any longer than that.


  • I used japanese sweet potato in these, but I am sure any kind of sweet potato would be just as delicious!

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