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Jumbo Onion Cheese Muffins

 Jumbo Onion Cheese Muffins
Chopped green onions and three types of cheese perk up these suppertime specialties. The large light-textured muffins have a golden look and savory flavor that's ideal with any entree. -Valerie Collier, Charleston, South Carolina
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, pepper and nutmeg.
  • In another bowl, combine the milk, butter and egg; stir into dry
  • ingredients just until moistened. Fold in onions and cheeses.
  • Fill greased jumbo muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400° for
  • 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire
  • rack. Serve warm. Yield: 6 muffins.
Editor's Note: Muffins may be baked in regular-size muffin cups for 16-18 minutes; recipe makes 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 310 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 463 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.