Easy Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Muffins {Recipe}

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My kids love homemade biscuits and this morning I thought I would make a few extras to add in the kids’ lunchboxes along with sausages and shredded cheese. But as I pulled things out of the refrigerator, the vision of shredded cheese falling all over the place and a sausage rolling out as my soon to be 4 year old picked up his sandwich, was enough to convince me to take another route.

I needed to put all the contents of his “sandwich” into one compact pocket. Thus the birth of my …

Easy Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Muffins.


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They’re not what you would call healthy considering the buttery goodness, oodles of cheese and sausage bits in the same, but they’re definitely healthier than store bought biscuits with a ton of preservatives and…

they’re OH.SO.YUMMY!!

Because I had extra batter, I spooned the extras into my mini pan, so the kids got to take regular sized muffins and mini muffins to school.

Easy Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Muffins.

These Easy Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Muffins will make a great addition to your breakfast table or even make a popular after school snack.


5.0 from 15 reviews
Easy Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Muffins {Recipe}
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I prefer using organic products where possible. Feel free to swap out the ingredients to use what your family regularly uses.
  • 2 cups organic all purpose flour
  • ½ cup cold butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 Italian seasoned sausages (I used Bilinsky's organic chicken)-cooked and chopped into small bits
  • 1 (or 1½) cups of shredded Italian cheese (I used Organic Valley's Italian blend- mozzarella, provolone, romano & parmesan cheeses)
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. In your mixer, mix the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar together.
  3. Add the milk to the dry mix and grate the butter into the mix
  4. Now add the grated cheese, sausages and mix well.
  5. Spoon the prepared batter into your muffin pans. (This will make 12 regular sized muffins and 24 mini muffins or 24 regular sized muffins)
  6. Place the trays into the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes (Or till the muffins are golden brown)


Do you have a favorite “compact” breakfast recipe?

(Feel free to share the link in the comments. I would love to try out something new.)

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Marina is the grateful, Texas-based, Mommy of a book-loving, 8 year old daughter, a 4 year old son who loves all things that fly and a serene 6 month old daughter. Her husband (and best friend) is her biggest support as she shares snippets from the awesome life God has blessed them with on Mommy Snippets.

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  1. 1

    This recipe is awesome! It’s the perfect way to make my family want to get out of bed in the morning.

  2. 2
    Janet W. says:

    Those look delicious! I’d love to make this for my family to enjoy this weekend!

  3. 3

    I am all about easy in the morning and these look delicious!

  4. 4

    Marina, those sound positively delicious! Plus, they’re super easy to make and I always love that. :)

  5. 5

    Oh my goodness, sausage, and biscuits are some of my fav comfort foods! These just look to die for!

  6. 6

    Awww, these look totally scrumptious! I love portable and bite sized breakfast options! I love pressing waffles, pancakes or english muffins into tins and baking them.. sometimes I scoop in ingredients after or sometimes I bake it with eggs and goodies inside. Delish!

  7. 7

    These would be great to make and then freeze for an easy to grab and microwave option on busy mornings! I bet they’d be tasty with diced ham or turkey too.

  8. 8

    YUMMM.. I soo need to try them for Sunday Brunch, super easy and they look delicious…thanks for sharing, will pin so I can find it quickly.

  9. 9

    Those sound delicious. I need to try them this weekend.

  10. 10

    I bet these are so good! I need to make these soon.

  11. 11

    those look awesome. i love sausage with cheese. so good.

  12. 12

    Mmmm… Can I have one for breakfast tomorrow?? I have to get back in the habit of making things like this for on the go breakfasts. So much better than pop tarts!

  13. 13

    This is such a great breakfast idea for my girls for mornings before school. I will be giving them a try!

  14. 14

    These look great. I am always looking for easy breakfast foods to make for the my kids. And when they include a protein, i am even happier. Thanks for sharing.

  15. 15

    They look great and even more fun to eat like this!! YUM!

  16. 16

    This looks awesome! Thank you!

  17. 17

    Those look so yummy. It looks like such a great breakfast idea.

  18. 18

    I love making breakfast on-the-go recipes. I will make a big batch and freeze half. These do look really great with the buttery goodness ;)

  19. 19

    Thanks for this recipe, it looks delicious! I’ll have to try it, I think my whole family would love it.

  20. 20

    these look amazing, hearty an delicious. I would love to make them for my family.

  21. 21

    Those look so good! I love a good on-the-go breakfast idea!

  22. 22

    These sound yummy and something that even the kids could help with!

  23. 23

    These look so great!

  24. 24

    Looks so yummy! I am going to try this recipe

  25. 25
    Sandra VanHoey says:

    This one really sounds good. My grandson sometimes takes breakfast and has before school there, sometimes at home but either way, this would be perfect for him

  26. 26
    Kim Henrichs says:

    Yum!! What a good idea for Easter morning…

  27. 27

    These sound really good. I might make some for Easter morning so we can grab something quick to take the edge off until Easter brunch or dinner.

  28. 28

    Oh these look so good! I am always looking for new ideas for Breakfast! Will have to try these!

  29. 29
    Debbie Welchert says:

    These sound so good and would make a great breakfast for my grandchildren. I love that they don’t take that many ingredients.

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    shelly peterson says:

    These look delicious. The kids would love them. I have never made home made biscuits before.

  31. 31
    Holly E says:

    I love muffins and these cheese muffins look so yummy. I can’t wait to make these.

  32. 32
    Nicole Dz says:

    I love that my kids can reheat these in the morning. Very easy recipe to make and follow. And they look delish!

  33. 33

    these look really yummy!!

  34. 34

    Wow, I have never tried a recipe like this but these sound and look great!

  35. 35

    This looks so good!
    Come link up with me today!

  36. 36

    I am having a second cup of coffee and I would sure enjoy one of these delicious Breakfast Muffins. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday, I always look forward to your visits!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  37. 37

    My kids would go crazy for these! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

  38. 38

    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you have a great weekend and enjoy your new Red Plate!
    Miz Helen

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