Bacon Cheddar Muffins Recipe
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Bacon Cheddar Muffins Recipe

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Cheddar cheese and bacon add hearty breakfast flavor to these tasty muffins from Suzanne McKinley of Lyons, Georgia. Calling for just six ingredients, they're quick to stir up and handy to eat on the run.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 194 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 388mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (1g sugars, trace fiber), 6g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the biscuit mix, milk, oil and egg just until moistened. Fold in cheese and bacon. Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full.
  2. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Bacon Cheddar Muffins in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p47

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2015

"Great quick and easy breakfast muffin."

Reviewed Aug. 8, 2015

"Nothing extraordinary, but still a decent breakfast item. Will continue to make these, especially for rushed mornings."

Reviewed Dec. 28, 2014

"Nothing special BUT if you need breakfast on the go, this is a great alternative to grocery store frozen breakfast items. To me not an entertaining item but a good make ahead homemade breakfast."

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2010

"I turned these into jumbo size muffins...very good but I think they do need a little mainly taste the bacon...trying again with buttermilk in place of regular milk...will update after"

Reviewed Nov. 6, 2010

"cud use some seasoning and it was not as crunchy as i wouldve liked but stilll awsome! perfect breakfast on the go."

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