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Five-Spice Peanut and Pumpkin Muffins

These muffins are the perfect snack packed with protein and healthy fats. 
Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 12 Muffins
Calories 90kcal


  • 2 tbsp large flake oats
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp coarsely chopped peanuts
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp chinese five spice powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 c peanut oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter


  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Lightly grease a muffin pan. Combine oats, pumpkin seeds, peanuts and brown sugar in a small bowl and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, stir flours with sugar, baking powder, five-spice powder and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk pumpkin with oil, water, eggs and vanilla. Whisk in peanut butter. Pour onto flour mixture and stir until combined.
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffins pan and sprinkle with topping. Bake for 22 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a rack to cool completely.


Calories: 90kcal