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Rosemary Cheddar Muffins Recipe
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Rosemary Cheddar Muffins Recipe

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My 96-year-old stepmother gave me this recipe many years ago. We have enjoyed these luscious biscuitlike muffins ever since. You might not even need butter!—Bonnie Stallings, Martinsburg, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin: 121 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 300mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, trace fiber), 4g protein

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine flour, cheese and rosemary. In another bowl, combine milk and mayonnaise; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Spoon into 12 greased muffin cups.
  2. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned and toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Rosemary Cheddar Muffins in Taste of Home August/September 2011, p69


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germanycook
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2016

"We absolutely love these muffins! You don't need butter, just as they are slightly warm they are incredible. Fluffy and full of flavour!"

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wjamanda
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2013

"I am glad that i made these muffins before reading the reviews. My family enjoyed these and asked me to make them again. I used fresh rosemary from my herb garden and finely shredded cheddar cheese. I wonder if some of the others who made this, used all purpose flour instead of the called for self rising flour. I used organic all purpose flour, but added the necessary salt and baking powder to help them "rise" and be more dense. I will be making these again! Loved them! (Field Editor)"

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stargazerlaura
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2013

"I have made this recipe over and over. We love these muffins. I even alternate rosemary with other spices for different foods."

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MaryAliceC
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"Followed recipe to a 'T.' They turned out like chewy bricks with little or no taste, using fresh rosemary and expensive sharp cheddar. My sons asked if I forgot some of the ingredients. I actually went back and checked myself. I wasn't the problem. The recipe was. I'll now know to check the reviews on line instead of just using the magazine."

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MaryAliceC
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"Followed recipe to a 'T.' They turned out like chewy bricks with little or no taste, using fresh rosemary and expensive sharp cheddar. My sons asked if I forgot some of the ingredients. I actually went back and checked myself. I wasn't the problem. The recipe was. I'll now know to check the reviews on line instead of just using the magazine. Bleh."

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katlaydee3
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

"These were good served with our Thanksgiving dinner. I didn't have enough rosemary so I used 1/2 T with 1/2 T thyme. They took about 15 mins to bake."

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Qtpi3480
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"These muffins are definitely more along the lines of a biscuit. We love the flavor of rosemary so we both liked them. They took a lot longer than 8-10 minutes to bake, but were easy to make."

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Stix06
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2011

"These were delicious, and no alterations necessary."

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barefootjuju
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

"I thought these were good. Hubby and co-workers loved them. Easy to make. You have to like the taste of rosemary though, use fresh!"

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runningal262
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2011

"I made these a couple of nights ago to accompany some ravioli that I made. My entire family was not impressed. The 2 year old spit it out, the 4 year old said "Mommy, I don't care for these at all!" I went to take a bite and nearly had the same reaction as our 2 year old. I thought they were quite bland, but not only that--these were the most dense muffins I have ever tasted, and rather chewy as well. Not to mention, these muffins didn't even rise. Although I sprayed the muffin tins generously, I also had a hard time getting them out without sticking. I just don't have anything good to say about these muffins at all--sorry! I ended up throwing away the entire batch."

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