Cheese and Herb Muffins

cindy sandberg


These give me a quick way to get bread on the table. It's just a basic muffin recipe that I've adapted. They're savory and cheesy and easily varied to your own tastes...use whatever cheeses and herbs you prefer.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
15 Min



  • 3 c
    white whole wheat flour(or a combo of ap flour and whole wheat flour)
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    minced fresh herbs(i like a combination of basil and parsley, or even just parsley for a milder flavor)
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese(parmesan works well too)
  • 2
    lightly beaten eggs
  • 1/3 c
    light tasting olive oil or grapeseed oil
  • 1 c
    plain yogurt
  • 1 1/2 c

  • 1/3 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh parsley(or other fresh herb)

How to Make Cheese and Herb Muffins


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Grease 24 muffin tins, or line with paper liners.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder and cayenne and whisk together. Add the fresh herbs and the shredded cheese and toss until evenly distributed.
  3. in another bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil, yogurt and milk.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir just until combined-do not overmix.
  5. Fill muffin cups a little over halfway. Sprinkle tops with the additional cheese and herbs. Bake for about 15 min. until golden brown and muffins test done with toothpick.

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About Cheese and Herb Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins Savory Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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