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Cheddar Cheese Muffins
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12 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 35MINS

Cheddar Cheese Muffins

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6 ratings
These golden morsels explode with melty sharp cheddar, smoky jalapenos, and tangy queso fresco. Farmhouse eggs® and creamy yogurt keep them moist and fluffy, while a hint of sweetness balances the fire. Whip up a batch in under 30 minutes for a perfect brunch, snack, or picnic companion!
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Farmhouse Eggs
FARMHOUSE EGGS® come from cage-free hens fed a wholesome diet of grains and fresh drinking water.
https://farmhouseeggs.com/
These golden morsels explode with melty sharp cheddar, smoky jalapenos, and tangy queso fresco. Farmhouse eggs® and creamy yogurt keep them moist and fluffy, while a hint of sweetness balances the fire. Whip up a batch in under 30 minutes for a perfect brunch, snack, or picnic companion!
35MINS
Total Time
$2.13
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Baking Powder
1 tsp
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
as needed
Baking Soda
Salt
as needed
Unsalted Butter
4 Tbsp
Softened Unsalted Butter, room temperature
Plain Yogurt
1 cup
Plain Yogurt
Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 1/2 cups
Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Jalapeño Pepper
2
Jalapeño Peppers, deseeded, diced
Queso Fresco
1/2 cup
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
729
Fat
37.4 g
Protein
28.6 g
Carbs
69.3 g
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Farmhouse Eggs
FARMHOUSE EGGS® come from cage-free hens fed a wholesome diet of grains and fresh drinking water.
https://farmhouseeggs.com/

Author's Notes

Store the leftover muffins once cooled in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to 1 week.
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step 1
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line the muffin pan with muffin liners.
step 2
In a medium bowl, sift together All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp), Baking Powder (1 tsp), Baking Soda (as needed) and Salt (as needed). Set aside the flour mixture.
step 3
In a large mixing bowl, cream Unsalted Butter (4 Tbsp) and Granulated Sugar (4 Tbsp) until fluffy and creamy. Add Plain Yogurt (1 cup) and mix until combined followed by Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Eggs (2).
step 4
Add the sifted flour and mix gently to incorporate without any flour streaks remaining. Fold in diced Jalapeño Peppers (2), Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese (1 1/2 cups) and Queso Fresco (1/2 cup) until well combined. The dough will be sticky.
step 5
Divide the dough between each lined muffin well until top and level with a spatula. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes until golden color.
step 6
Let the muffins cool for 5 minutes in the pan and serve warm with butter or honey.
step 6 Let the muffins cool for 5 minutes in the pan and serve warm with butter or honey.
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Appetizers
Breakfast
Budget-Friendly
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Quick & Easy
Side Dish
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