Chive-Cheese Corn Bread Recipe
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Chive-Cheese Corn Bread Recipe

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This corn bread goes well with any main dish. The chives and sharp cheddar cheese give it a special flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12-15 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12-15 servings


  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons minced chives

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 150 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar and baking powder. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Gently fold in cheese and chives.
  2. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into strips; serve warm. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Chive-Cheese Corn Bread in Country August/September 1999, p51

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2015

"This was good. Not sure I liked the addition of chives. The addition of the cheddar cheese was delicious All in all good."

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"Loved this cheesy cornbread! The chive addition with the sugar gave it a savory with a little sweet taste. It was great with chili!"

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