Mexican Cheese Corn Bread Recipe
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Mexican Cheese Corn Bread Recipe

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This moist Mexican Cheese Corn Bread makes the perfect side for chili and soups. It's great for soaking up every last bit of goodness in your bowl. Susan Westerfield, Albuquerque, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 188 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 327mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the muffin mix, onion and cumin. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and 1 tablespoon butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in 1/2 cup cheese.
  2. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Brush with remaining butter and sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 2-4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Cheese Corn Bread in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p22

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collectorkerri User ID: 212062 128240
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2013

"A great take on a basic cornbread recipe. We had it with some chicken chili and it was delicious."

sims1987 User ID: 3156131 189366
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2010

"Great recipe to go with the Three-Bean Taco chili..."

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