Mom's Tex Mex Cornbread Muffins

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Pepper Monkey

My mom used to make these to go with her chili on cold days. They are spicy, cheesy corn bread muffins that are excellent. I hope you enjoy them too. You can also use montery jack cheese instead of cheddar cheese. Your favorite salsa works best in these and i have found that home made salsa is the best at making these unbelievable.

Top Review by DMouse

So the first time I made these, I didn't realize cornmeal mix was something different from cornmeal. Needless to say, they were greasy little rocks. :) But I tried them again the right way and they were really good. I like my cornbread a little sweeter, but hubby loved them and I'm sure we'll have them again with chili and such.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Grease muffin pan with cooking spray.
  3. Mix egg, milk, cornmeal and oil together in a bowl.
  4. Fold in 1 1/2 cup cheese and salsa.
  5. Add hot sauce for a spicier muffin.
  6. Bake at 450 for 20-25 minutes.
  7. During the last 5 minutes sprinkle the tops of the muffins with shredded cheddar cheese.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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