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Bacon-Cheddar Breakfast Muffins

Bacon-Cheddar Breakfast MuffinsRecipe courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 large eggs
1/4 cup applesauce
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
1/4 cup finely chopped crisp-bacon
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Mix flour, oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and pepper in large bowl.
  2. Beat eggs and applesauce in medium bowl until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Stir in cheese, bacon
  3. and parsley. Spoon evenly into 12 greased 3-inch muffin cups.
  4. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until tops are lightly browned and spring back when tapped with finger, 15 to 20 minutes Cool in pan
  5. on wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm or cool completely.

Makes 12 muffins.

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

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 117; Total Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 113mg; Total Carbs: 11g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 7g; Sodium: 302mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.