Easy Mini Cheddar Cheese Muffins Recipe

THESE EASY CHEDDAR CHEESE MUFFINS ARE DELICIOUSLY CHEESY AND WILL MAKE THE PERFECT MINI SAVOURY MUFFINS FOR BRUNCH, BREAKFAST OR DINNER.

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I love these cheddar cheese muffins. I confess, I can eat 7 or 8 without stopping. Like Lay’s Potato Chips, you can’t eat just one.

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Easy Cheddar Cheese Mini Muffins

CHEESY MINI CHEESE MUFFINS RECIPE

Baked in mini muffin tins, these quick and easy 4 ingredient muffins from scratch are outrageously cheesy. 

The blend of the butter, sour cream and sharp cheddar cheese creates some amazing muffins,  especially when they’re warm. It also might create some amazingly tight jeans, but I digress.

These are also mini cheese muffins with sour cream and this sour cream adds a yummy tang. That yummy tang and that outrageously scrumptious cheesy flavor make a dynamically delicious duo.

Can you imagine eating one of these mini cheddar cheese muffin SINsations with chili or soup for dinner? Or Even better, waking up to these warm cheesy delights for breakfast?

4 INGREDIENT – QUICK EASY CHEESE MUFFINS RECIPE

Now that I’ve sold you on the fact that these mini cheddar cheese muffins are drop dead delicious, let me tell you how effortless these quick mini cheese muffins from scratch are to whip up.

Need I say, they have only 4 ingredients. Combine melted butter with sour cream, cheddar cheese and flour and voila, yummy, savoury cheese muffins.

So, no need to be a culinary genius or possess magical powers to make these mini cheddar cheese muffins.  No, you can achieve maximum cheesy flavor with minimal effort with this quick and easy cheese mini muffins recipe.

Easy & Cheesy Cheddar Cheese Muffins

SAVORY MINI MUFFINS

Because these mini cheddar cheese muffins are easy to make and deliciously cheesy, they are the perfect savoury muffin to whip up for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, midnight snacking, etc . These mini savoury cheese muffins are perfect to take to an office or church brunch or friend’s dinner party. Trust me, you will be the Betty cROCK Star of the festivities when you show up with savoury cheesey delights.

I find these mini cheddar cheese muffins to be wonderful holiday breakfast muffins or fantastic muffins for Christmas brunch. These warm cheddar cheese muffins are always well received on a chilly December morning.

4 ingredient mini cheese muffins

MINI CHEESE MUFFINS INGREDIENTS

  • 1½ sticks butter – this will be melted
  • 12 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese 
  • 1 cup sour cream – room temperature
  • 2 cups self rising flour

HOW TO MAKE MINI CHEESE MUFFINS

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Melt butter
  • Stir grated cheese into melted butter.
  • Allow mixture to sit for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in sour cream and mix very well.
  • Mix in flour.  You can do it by hand or with a mixer.
  • Using a spoon, press dough into ungreased mini muffin pans.
  • Fill almost to the top.
  • Bake at 350° for a baking time of 20 minutes
  • Let stand 1 minute before removing from pan.
  • Place on cooling rack to cool.
  • Best served warm, but they are sure good room temp. or cold.
Easy Cheddar Cheese Muffins

TOOLS USED IN CHEESY MINI SAVOURY MUFFINS

TIPS FOR THE BEST MINI CHEESE MUFFINS

  • Please use self rising flour for these mini cheese muffins.  Self rising flour contains leavening ingredients that cause the muffins to rise.
  • You can mix this mini cheese muffin recipe by hand, but it is much easier to mix the flour in with a mixer.
  • Don’t grease the muffin tins for these mini cheddar cheese muffins.  These contain enough fat that they self grease the muffin tins.
  • To release the muffins from the pan, it’s best to pop them out with a knife.
  • This makes about 42  mini cheddar cheese muffins.
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HOW TO STORE MINI CHEESE MUFFINS AFTER BAKING

With a paper towel, line an airtight container or zip-lock bag. Insert the mini chedarr cheese muffins in a single layer and store. The muffins are more likely to become soggy if they are stored without a paper towel. Mini cheese muffins will store up to 4 days this way.

Easy Cheesy Mini Muffins

HOW TO STORE MINI CHEESE MUFFINS IN FREEZER

  • Cool completely
  • Tightly wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil
  • Place in freezer bag or airtight container and seal.
  • Muffins freeze well up to 3 months.
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MINI CHEDDAR CHEESE MUFFINS A CHEESY SENSATION

These muffins are tasty, easy to make and perfect to share. You just can’t go wrong making these. I do hope you’ll enjoy them as much as I do. Just limit your intake to 3 or 4.

In case you have any queries regarding the recipe feel free to reach out via the comment section or the contact page. Also, if you have tried this recipe, I would love to hear about your experiences.

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MINI CHEDDAR CHEESE MUFFINS WITH SOUR CREAM

Easy muffins from scratch that burst with amazing cheddar cheese flavor. They are a great holiday muffin recipe, but are perfect anytime of the year.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 1 minute
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 48 Muffins
Calories 90kcal
Cost $7.00

Ingredients

  • sticks Melted Butter Notice it says sticks and not cups.
  • 12 ounces Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 cups Self Rising Flour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350℉
  • Melt butter
    1½ sticks Melted Butter
  • Stir grated cheese into melted butter.
    12 ounces Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • Allow mixture to sit for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in sour cream and mix very well.
    1 cup Sour Cream
  • Mix in flour. You can do it by hand or use a mixer.
    2 cups Self Rising Flour
  • Using a spoon press dough into ungreased mini muffin pans.
  • Fill almost to the top.
  • Bake at 350° for a baking time of 20 minutes
  • Let stand 1 minute before removing from pan.
  • Place on cooling rack to cool.
  • Best served warm, but they are sure good room temp. or cold.

Notes

  • Please use self rising flour for these mini cheese muffins.  Self rising flour contains leavening ingredients that cause the muffins to rise.
  • You can mix this mini cheese muffin recipe by hand, but it is much easier to mix the flour in with a mixer.
  • Don’t grease the muffin tins for these mini cheddar cheese muffins.  These contain enough fat that they self grease the muffin tins.
  • To release the muffins from the pan, pop them out with a knife.  
  • This makes about 42  mini cheddar cheese muffins.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 90kcal

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