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Mexican Cheese Corn Bread

 Mexican Cheese Corn Bread
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
9 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 188 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.