Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Zucchini Oatmeal Cups

Say hello to these delicious chocolate chip zucchini oatmeal cups made with brown butter. You get your veggies in while enjoying a delicious breakfast, snack, or dessert!

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 35 minutes
Fat 8 Carbs 22 Protein 5
Yield 12 cups 1x



  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini, liquid removed (~1 medium zucchini)
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup milk, any kind


  1. First, preheat oven to 350ºF and spray a muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Alternatively, you can line the tin with muffin liners.
  2. Next, place dry ingredients into a large bowl and mix to combine. Set aside.
  3. Next, place butter in a small saucepan. Turn heat to medium/high to fully melt the butter. When the butter begins to caramelize, turn the heat off let sit in the pan until all butter has browned.
  4. Add browned butter into the dry ingredients along with the rest of the wet ingredients.
  5. Mix to combine and then transfer the batter into the muffin tin. Each muffin should be about 3/4 of the way full.
  6. Bake at 350ºF for 20-23 minutes.
  7. Let cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to fully cool.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 Calories: 183 Sugar: 8 Sodium: 68 Fat: 8 Carbohydrates: 22 Fiber: 3 Protein: 5
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: SnackMethod: OvenCuisine: American
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