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Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread Muffins are the ultimate cheesy Southern snack. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheddar Muffins, Corn Muffins, Cornbread Muffins, Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread Muffins, Jalapeno Muffins, Savoury Muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 253kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 14 oz can cream-style corn
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup pickled jalapeno peppers
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 lightly beaten eggs


  • Preheat the oven to 400 °F. Spray miniature muffin tins with cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the cornmeal, salt, onion powder, and baking powder, stirring with a spatula. Add the cheese, creamed corn, sour cream and chilies. Stir until lightly combined. Add the oil and eggs and stir until everything is combined.
  • Place 1/2 tablespoon of batter into each muffin cup. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Serve warm. Makes about 4 dozen mini-muffins.


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.8g | Protein: 5.8g | Fat: 17.7g | Saturated Fat: 5.5g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 349mg | Potassium: 232mg | Fiber: 1.7g | Sugar: 1.6g | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 1mg