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Barbecued Corn Muffins Recipe

Barbecued Corn Muffins Recipe

Being raised on a farm in Mississippi, I was encouraged to cook at an early age by my grandmother and mother. I rarely depend on written recipes, but this is a classic.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain and place in a bowl. Add the brown sugar, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • 2. Prepare corn bread mix according to package directions. Fill greased muffin cups with a scant 2 tablespoons of batter. Top each with 2 tablespoons beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Top with remaining corn bread mix.
  • 3. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 157 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 395 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Barbecued Corn Muffins

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veggielover User ID: 2867786 30662
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2008

"thankyou cookiecarol, i guess i will do just that, i am a bit of a novice to cooking new things like this, and i will certainly make my own as you mentioned. thanks."

CookieCarol User ID: 1452995 54545
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2008

"Since the recipes says to mix the cornbread according to package directions, why not just make your own cornbread? I make my cornbread with stone ground corn, whole wheat flour and unbleached flour. You can decrease the meat called for and the same for the cheese if you are wanting to make it healthier. Decrease (or omit) the brown sugar for a still healthier muffin. "

veggielover User ID: 2867786 72890
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2008

"i guess i am hoping to find a healthy solution by using unbleached when ever possable, and by using soy meat as an alternative to real ground beef. i am asking to find out proper mix of corn bread and seasonings in order to still make this wonderful looking muffin. thanks


veggielover User ID: 2867786 36072
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2008

"i am earnestly hoping to find a way to make these BBQ muffins with out the unhealthy bleached flour often found in prepackaged corn bread mixes, can you help me to figure out proper ingredients and amount used for this particular BBQ corn muffin receipe? i would be greatly appreciative. thanks so much.


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