Bacon Cheddar Chive Corn Muffins Recipe

These savory muffins are filled with a few of our favorite things – bacon, cheese and chives. Serve them alongside eggs for breakfast, set them out at brunch or as a side dish with dinner.
Makes: 24
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare muffin pans with vegetable pan spray.

Step 2

In large bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in cooked bacon, 2/3 cup cheese, and chives.

Step 3

In medium bowl, melt butter. Add buttermilk and eggs; whisk until combined. Stir buttermilk mixture into cornmeal mixture just until combined. Spoon mixture evenly into prepared pans. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

Step 4

Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool in pan on cooling grid 5 minutes; serve warm.

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all purpose flour

1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

yellow cornmeal

1/2 cups yellow cornmeal

granulated sugar

1 tablespoon granulated sugar

baking powder

1 tablespoon baking powder

baking soda

1 teaspoon baking soda


1 teaspoon salt

bacon, cooked and crumbled

10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (about 10 ounces)

sharp Cheddar cheese

2/3 + 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (divided)

minced chives

2 tablespoons minced chives


6 tabelspoons butter


1 3/4 cups buttermilk


2 Eggs



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