Buttermilk Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

We have a new favorite snack around here.

Buttermilk Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

They are pretty darn tasty.

We have been doing a lot with oatmeal lately. We have a lot of it, so I have been trying to use some of it up.

I can’t eat oatmeal without soaking it first and stumbled upon a recipe for soaking oats overnight in water and buttermilk. Then I stumbled across a muffin recipe. It was pretty basic and didn’t have a lot of flavor. I tweaked it a bit and everyone loves them. Well except for Munchkin. He ate one the first night and then wouldn’t touch them again. Oh well, his loss. ;p

I baked a double batch two nights ago and there are only five left. 🙂

I thought I would share the recipe.


Oatmeal Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Muffins

makes 12 muffins


1 cup oats

1 cup buttermilk

1 egg

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup oil (I use coconut oil)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 – 2/3 cup chocolate chips (depending on your preference for chocolate)


-preheat oven to 400 and grease muffin tin

-mix oats and buttermilk in large bowl, cover with a kitchen towel, and soak overnight.

-add in egg; mix well with mixer

-add sugar and mix well

-add other ingredients and mix well

-scoop by 1/4 cup into greased muffin tin

-bake in preheated oven for 15 – 20 minutes (my oven works well with 18 minutes)

-let cool about 10 minutes and then pop out of tin. Let cool the rest of the way on cooling racks


Some other things I am considering are adding cinnamon or cocoa powder. Can’t wait to make the next batch! 🙂

Any tips?

What are your favorite muffin recipes?

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