Cracked Pepper Cheddar Muffins

These warm, golden muffins make a great accompaniment to soup, stew or any other cold-weather entree


2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon sugar

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

1 egg

1-1/4 cup milk

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and pepper. In another bowl, whisk egg, milk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cheese

Fill muffin cups coated with cooking spray two-thirds full. Bake at 375* for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm

Yield: 1 Dozen