Spicy Bacon Cheddar Muffins

Spicy Bacon Cheddar Muffins

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 14 muffins
Calories 184 kcal


  • 3 pieces Bacon thick cut, cooked and chopped
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1 1/2 Cups Extra-Sharp Cheddar packed Grated , divided 1 cup and ½ cup
  • 4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Egg large
  • Parsley for sprinkling optional


  • Cook the bacon; drain grease and set aside. Chop when cooled.
  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Line pans with muffin liners and spray them.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, garlic powder, cayenne, pepper, and paprika.
  • Add in 1 cup cheese then add bacon. Stir until well combined.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt butter and let cool slightly.
  • Add milk to melted butter.
  • Add egg to milk/butter mixture and beat lightly.
  • Add egg mixture to flour mixture; fold together until combined.
  • Fill muffin cup about 3/4 full.
  • Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and parsley.
  • Bake about 15 minutes or until tops are golden and toothpick comes out clean.


Adapted from this recipe


Calories: 184kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 7gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 286mgPotassium: 161mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 299IUCalcium: 150mgIron: 1mg
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