Cheddar Bacon Muffins Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 muffin
    • Calories: 148
    • Fat: 7g
    • Saturated Fat: 2g
    • Cholesterol: 24mg
    • Sodium: 113mg
    • Carbohydrates: 16g
    • Fiber: 2g
    • Protein: 5g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Cheddar Bacon Muffins Recipe

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This healthy muffin is a perfect grab-and-go snack. Made with whole wheat flour, these cheddar bacon muffins are a healthy snack for any time of the day.


    • 1 cup whole wheat flour
    • 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 1/2 cup (2 oz) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
    • 2 slices turkey bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled
    • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced, optional
    • 2 Tbsp chopped scallions
    • 1 1/4 cups low fat buttermilk
    • 1/4 cup canola oil
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten


    • Preheat oven to 375°. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
    • In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, cumin and salt. Stir in cheddar cheese, bacon, jalapeños and scallions; make a well in center of mixture. In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk, oil and egg until combined. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
    • Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Bake for 15 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in pan on a wire rack.
Yield: 12 muffins

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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