Bacon-Jack Cheese Muffins Recipe

Bacon-Jack Cheese Muffins

I had made these Bacon-Jack Cheese Muffins and if you want a little KICK in your muffins, you can add some cayenne pepper.

Bacon-Jack Cheese Muffins Recipe

Bacon-Jack Cheese Muffins

2 cups flour

3 tsp. sugar

3 tsp. baking powder

1/8 to ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

1 ¼ cups milk

2 Tbsp. bacon drippings or oil *

1 egg

6 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled

3 oz. (3/4 cup) shredded Monterey jack cheese


Heat oven to 400 F.  Generously grease 12 muffin cups.  In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and cayenne pepper; blend well.  Add milk, bacon drippings and egg; stir until dry ingredients are moistened.  Stir in bacon and cheese.  Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full.

Bake at 400 F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool 1 to 2 minutes before removing from pan.  Serve warm.   12 muffins

Tip:  *  If using oil, add ¼ teaspoon salt with dry ingredients.


(Recipe for the Bacon-Jack Cheese Muffins recipe was in Pillsbury; Simply From Scratch, Scrumptious, easy recipes, 1986.)

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