Cheese Herb Muffins Recipe

Cheesy Herb Muffins

Who says that a muffin has to be sweet!  This Cheesy Herb Muffin is delicious made with onion and cilantro, just to name a few of the herbs that go inside these muffins.

Cheese Herb Muffins Recipe

Cheesy Herb Muffins

Topping:   ¼ cup finely chopped onion

¼ cup finely chopped fresh parsley

1 ½ to 3 tsp. dill seed

1 tsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Muffins:   2 cups flour

1 Tbsp. sugar

3 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. salt

¼ cup margarine

4 oz. Muenster cheese, cut into ¼-inch cubes

2 Tbsp. grated Romano cheese

1 cup milk

1 egg

In a small bowl, combine all topping ingredients; blend well.  Set aside.

Preheat oven to 400 F.  Grease 12 muffin cups.  In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; blend well.  Using pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Stir in cheese.

In small bowl, milk and egg; blend well.  Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir until dry ingredients are just moistened.  Fill greased muffin cups ¾ full.  Sprinkle topping evenly over batter in each cup; lightly press batter.

Bake at 400 F. for 19 to 21 minutes or until light golden brown.  Cool 1 minute.  Using a knife or small spatula, loosen sides of muffins.  Remove from pan.  Serve hot or warm.  12 muffins


(Recipe for the Cheesy Herb Muffins was in Pillsbury Classic Cookbook, Bake-Off 34th Contest Cookbook, page 24)

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