Sometimes you eat something with so much flavor your mouth wants to shout hallelujah but it can’t because your brain is telling your hands tto shove more of that good stuff in your mouth. Such is the case with Cheddar Bacon Biscuits with Maple Cinnamon Butter.
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Sweet, Savory and Spicy All Rolled into One!
Let’s talk about these little bites of heaven, salty bacon, sweet onion, savory cheddar, and spicy jalapeño all packed into one little biscuit! Look closely, you can see all that good stuff!
But Then We Add The Maple Cinnamon Butter…
Because why wouldn’t we??? Slather that yummy stuff on y’all! All those flavors together are like a little ball of buttery bliss.
Of Course I Offer a Delicious Gluten Free Option!
You can use any traditional flour you wish for this recipe, but I have a recommendation for my gluten free friends. I love King Arthur Measure for Measure Gluten Free Flour for this recipe. No one even notices the difference!
MAKE THESE MUFFINS GLUTEN FREE AND JUST AS GOOD!
If you are fine eating gluten, have at it! But if you are one of my gluten free followers, I have two wonderful suggestions to make this cake gluten free but just as good: King Arthur’s Measure for Measure Gluten Free Flour is fabulous and found in most grocery stores. Jovial Gluten Free Pastry Flour is also wonderful and the grains in this flour are soaked for easy digestion!
The Recipe: Cheddar Bacon Biscuits with Maple Cinnamon Butter
You will need a muffin tin, a whisk and silicone spatula (affiliate links).
A savory, sweet, spicy biscuit topped with cinnamon maple butter!
- 6 slices thick cut bacon, cooked until crispy and chopped into bits
- 1 cup yellow onion, peeled and diced small
- 2 cups all purpose flour (or your favorite gluten free brand)
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, room temp (or your favorite cooking oil)
- 1/2 cup butter, soft
- 1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons of milk, room temp
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, grated, separated
- 1 tablespoon jalapeños slices, chopped (the kind that are packed in water) You can use more or less depending on how hot you like your biscuits.
- 2-3 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 1/2 cup softened butter
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375 and place rack in center position
Cook bacon until almost crispy. Remove from pan and set on paper towel, chop when cooled.
Pour out some bacon grease leaving the bottom of the pan coated. Add onions to pan and saute on medium heat till golden brown (5-8 minutes or so). Set aside.
Place flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Whisk and set aside.
Place soft butter and coconut oil in a large bowl. (If coconut oil is solid, warm till it becomes liquid) Use a hand/stand mixer or whisk to mix until well combined.
Add milk and egg. Mix.
Add flour mixture a little at a time using a rubber spatula to stir between additions.
Add 1 1/4 cup cheese (reserving the last 1/4 cup for later), onions, chilies and bacon. Mix until well combined.
Fill muffin tins equally and bake for 17-20 minutes. When done remove from oven and immediately top each biscuit with remaining cheese. Allow to cool a bit and serve with maple cinnamon butter. (Note: because biscuits have cheese in them they may not look done when they actually are, tempting you to leave them in longer resulting in a dry biscuit. Resist the temptation. Do not overcook!
Use fork to mash all three ingredients together, stir until smooth.
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These Cheddar Bacon Biscuits look amazing!!! I have an allergy to coconut oil, and wondered what would be a good alternative?
Olive oil works really well! Hope you like them!
Does the recipe use the regular sized 12 muffin pan? I’m trying to figure out if I need to adjust for a 24 mini muffin pan.
Yes it makes 12 regular muffins.
In the list of ingredients you have “baking powder” but in the instructions you say “baking soda.” Which one is it? Also, does the “t” stand for teaspoon and “T” stand for tablespoon? I was a little confused b/c in some instances you spell it out.
Thank you for noticing that! I corrected it.
This looks amazing! Can you substitute almond flour for the regular flour?
I have not tried it, but I know cassava flour works!
These biscuits look so delicious! The recipe is going in my back to school file, as it would make really quick breakfasts for the kids.
Hope you love it!
Wow! Those look delicious. It will make for awesome make-ahead breakfast to just grab and go!
Putting bacon in biscuits! What a novel idea!! Looks very delicious.
Absolutely love savoury biscuits! This looks so yummy.
Thanks! These are a favorite!