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plate of jiffy jalapeno sausage cornbread muffins with jalapeno pepper slice on top
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Jalapeño Sausage Cornbread Muffins

Jalapeño Sausage Cornbread Muffins made with Jiffy mix and cheddar cheese are sweet spicy and delicious. You'll love this easy muffin recipe for breakfast, brunch or as the perfect accompaniment to your favorite soup and chili recipes!
Course Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 311kcal
Author Dee
Cost $10


  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 boxes Jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 2 cups cooked sausage breakfast links, sliced or crumbled
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or cheddar blend
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 jalapeño pepper 2 tablespoons, ½ diced, plus slices for the top, optional
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika optional


  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees f
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the eggs, and beat slightly
  • Add the remaining ingredients (except for melted butter), and stir until just combined
  • Pour batter into a greased muffin tin. Top with sliced jalapeño peppers, if desired
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until tops are golden brown and toothpick inserted into muffins comes out clean
  • Remove from oven, and brush tops with melted butter. Allow to cool on platter or cooling rack until ready to serve


Store muffins in refrigerator.
Baking time may vary depending upon your oven.


Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 551mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 338IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 1mg