Bacon-Cheddar Breakfast Muffins

By ohioeggs  

August 12, 2022

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Recipe courtesy of the American Egg Board.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • 5 mins

    20 mins

    25 mins

  • Yields: 12 Servings


6 large eggs

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup quick-cooking oats

1 Tbsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. pepper

1/4 cup applesauce

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/4 cup finely chopped crisp cooked bacon

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


HEAT oven to 375°F. MIX flour, oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and pepper in large bowl.

BEAT eggs and applesauce in medium bowl until blended. ADD to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. STIR IN cheese, bacon and parsley. SPOON evenly into 12 greased 3-inch muffin cups.

BAKE in 375°F oven until tops are lightly browned and spring back when tapped with finger, 15 to 20 minutes. COOL in pan on wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pan. SERVE warm or cool completely.

Made with oats, cinnamon, applesauce, cheddar cheese and bacon, these are delicious muffins for grab-and-go breakfasts or lunchbox treats.

This recipe is a good source of protein and choline.

Lighter Option: Recipe can be made with reduced-fat cheese and turkey bacon, if desired.