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Cornbread Herb Muffins (GF Option)

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Cornbread Herb Muffins – the combination of smokehouse peppered bacon, along with cheddar cheese and chives make these muffins savory and full of flavor. 

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Today was super cold in our neck-of-the-woods so my husband and I hunkered down and relaxed. At one point I had the urge to bake something, so I looked in my pantry/refrigerator to see what we had on hand. Among canned goods, pasta noodles, cereal, etc… I found half a container of cornmeal, a little leftover smokehouse peppered bacon, half a bag of shredded cheddar cheese and some chives and parsley. Perfect! A batch of savory herb cornbread muffins was being born!

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My first step was to add all of the dry ingredients into my mixing bowl and gently mixing the ingredients together. Next, I added the liquid ingredients, the cheese, onion, chives, oregano, and bacon. The ingredients were stirred together just until blended. Next, I filled well-greased muffin wells 2/3 full and baked them at 400 degrees F for approximately 20 – 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Yields 12 regular size muffins.

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As the muffins began to bake, a delicious aroma began to fill our home. Needless to say… it was heavenly 🙂

If you have ever eaten Smokehouse Peppered City Bacon you know that it’s something special. It has quickly become my husband’s all-time favorite bacon. 

Be sure to use bacon that is gluten free if you are on a gluten-free diet. A customer service representative said that Burgers’ Smokehouse Peppered Country Bacon is not guaranteed to be gluten-free due to potential cross-contamination during the packaging process. 

Many cured types of meat, although considered to be gluten-free themselves, become cross-contaminated during packaging. Be sure to read the labels and contact the manufacturing company if in doubt. 

Cornbread Herb Muffins 4Whenever I create a recipe I ask my husband for his honest opinion. He has great taste and is somewhat of a food connoisseur, so I always ask him to critique my recipes. After he tasted and savored several bites, he stated that he would not change a thing. 

Cornbread Herb Muffins 5Cornbread Herb Muffins are great for regular sized muffins too.

Nutrition

Calories

255 cal

Fat

7 g

Carbs

37 g

Protein

11 g
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Cornbread Herb Muffins (GF Option)

Yields 12 muffins

15 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp chives, fresh
  • 2 tbsp onion
  • 1 Dash oregano, dried
  • 2 tbsp parsley, fresh
  • 2 tbsp Burger's smokehouse peppered country bacon
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl combine cornmeal, flour, salt, sugar and baking powder.
  2. Gently mix in chives, onion, oregano, parsley and bacon.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl combine butter, eggs, and milk; fold in cheddar cheese.
  4. Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients; stir just until blended. Do not over blend.
  5. Fill well-greased muffin wells 2/3 full.
  6. Bake in preheated oven at 400 degrees F for approximately 20 - 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
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I like to serve muffins with a pad of real butter and bowls of steaming hot vegetable soup. It was a perfect meal for a cold winter’s night.

These muffins would pair well with many different kinds of soups, stews, and meat dishes.

Enjoy!
Linda

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Old-Fashioned Praline Apple Bread

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Cranberry Honey Pecan Bran Muffins

 

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  • Mariah @ Mariah's Pleasing Plates March 1, 2015, 12:07 am
    We are big cornbread lovers at our house! These muffins look delicious! Pinned!
    • Blessed Beyond Crazy March 1, 2015, 7:48 am
      Hi Mariah, Thanks for stopping by and we hope that you enjoy this cornbread recipe! Happy munching :) Linda

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