2 cups all-purpose flour
1⁄3 cup light-brown sugar, packed
1⁄3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2⁄3 cup milk
1⁄2 cup butter, melted and cooled
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (11 1/2 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
1⁄2 cup pecans, chopped optional
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Grease twelve muffin cups or use muffin liners.
In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugars, baking powder, and salt.
In another bowl, stir together milk, eggs, butter, and vanilla until blended.
Make a well in center of dry ingredients. Add milk mixture and stir just to combine.
Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in center of one muffin comes out clean.
Remove muffin tin to wire rack. Cool for 5 minutes. Remove from tins to finish cooling.
Serve warm or completely cool. These muffins freeze well.