Juuuust enough breakfast cereal to pretend it’s healthy!
- 1⁄2 lb. bacon (10−12 slices)
- Vegetable oil
- 1 egg
- 3⁄4 cup milk
- 1 3⁄4 cup flour
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- 1 tbsp. baking powder
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- OPTIONAL: 1⁄2 cup crunchy nugget-like cereal (e.g., Honey Bunches of O’s)
In large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain, reserving drippings.
If necessary, add oil to the drippings to make 1⁄3 cup.
In a small bowl, combine drippings, egg, and milk; set aside.
Crumble bacon; set aside.
Preheat oven to 400°.
In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and baking powder. Make a well in the center.
Add drippings mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir until just moistened; batter will be lumpy.
Fold in bacon, cereal, and cheese.
Spoon into greased muffin tins. Bake at 400 ° for 15–20 minutes or until done.
Remove from pan and cook on rack.
Makes 12 muffins.