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Cheesy Bacon Muffins

Rated as 4.16 out of 5 Stars

"Savory cheese and bacon and a pinch of cayenne pepper give these slightly sweet goodies a flavorful punch. They're versatile-- you can serve them for breakfast or brunch...or with soup for lunch or supper."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl; combine the egg, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in bacon. Fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done.

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Most helpful positive review

With my alterations, these were the best savory muffins I have EVER tasted. I used 1 tablespoon of sugar, instead of 1/4 cup. I used 1 teaspoon of paprika instead of cayenne pepper, and I used ...

Most helpful critical review

These weren't terrible but I wouldn't quite call them good. They didn't have much flavor but were not a bad switch from a sweeter muffin.

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With my alterations, these were the best savory muffins I have EVER tasted. I used 1 tablespoon of sugar, instead of 1/4 cup. I used 1 teaspoon of paprika instead of cayenne pepper, and I used ...

Great recipe - very versatile. I increased the baking powder to 1 tablespoon and decreased the sugar to 1 teaspoon. I made mine into 36 mini muffins and they baked in about 15 min.

i really love these muffins! followed everyone's advice and substituted 1 tbsp of sugar and added an extra tsp of baking powder...i also added in some chopped green onions. great for a cold day ...

I used the basic template of this recipe but i added more cheese plus a 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese, extra bacon, garlic, extra cayenne pepper, spring onions (scallions), chopped deseeded tomatoe...

I followed the suggestion of many and cut the sugar to 1Tb and doubled the baking powder. I didn't have any sharp Cheddar so I used a mix of Gouda and normal cheddar and up'ed the quantity to 1...

Very delicious and quick and easy to make! I had som fresh chives that needed to be used so I shopped them up and added to the dy ingredients - great flavor. Thanks so much for sharing.

These muffins came out wonderfully with the help of alterations from other reviewers. I cut the sugar to 1 tbsp, increased the baking powder and substituted the cayenne for paprika. Serving it...

What a great alternative to the sweet muffins I usually make! I sort of cut corners and used some leftover All-Purpose Muffin mix I had left :S They turned out a bit on the sweet side (despite t...

i didnt have any bacon, so i added some dried chives.as i have never tried savoury muffins before ,i thought i would give them a try.i was really impressed and can't wait to try with bacon.i lov...