Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Muffins

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Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Muffins
Cuisine: American

Get the family off to a delicious start by whipping up a batch of these Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Muffins. Even better, make ahead and freeze. 

Total: 30 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 Muffins


  • 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 (2 oz.)
  • 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.
  • Lighter Option: Recipe can be made with reduced-fat cheese and turkey bacon, if desired.

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