Delicious Bacon Cheddar Chive Muffins Recipe

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Delicious Bacon Cheddar Chive Muffins Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 06, 2024

These savory bacon cheddar chive muffins are perfect for a weekend brunch or a grab-and-go breakfast. Packed with crispy bacon, sharp cheddar cheese, and fresh chives, these muffins are bursting with flavor and will leave you craving for more.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the melted butter, buttermilk, and eggs until well combined.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Fold in the cheddar cheese, chopped bacon, and chives.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the muffins to cool slightly before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Chives add a mild onion flavor to the muffins and a pop of green color.
  • Using buttermilk in the batter helps create a moist and tender texture.
  • These muffins can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature, making them perfect for meal prep.