Cheddar Bacon Muffins

Cheddar and bacon pair beautifully in a scrumptious savory breakfast muffin.

Hands-on Time: 10 min. | Total Time: 30 min. | Serves: 12 | Difficulty: Easy

  • Cooking spray
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Dash pepper
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place paper liners in muffin tins. Spray with cooking spray each liner.
  2. In a large bowl, combine milk, melted butter and egg.
  3. In another large bowl, place flour, bacon, baking powder, sugar, salt and pepper; stir in cheese. Mix with fork.
  4. Add milk mix to dry ingredients and mix batter until it is just combined (the batter should be thick and lumpy).
  5. Spoon batter into muffin tins (buttered or paper-lined), filling each about two-thirds full.
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 210, Calories from Fat 130, Total Fat 14g (22% DV), Saturated Fat 7g (35% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 45mg (15% DV), Sodium 270mg (11% DV), Carbohydrates 15g (5% DV), Dietary Fiber < 1g (2% DV), Sugars 3g, Protein 5g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 20%, Iron 4%.

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