Bacon Cheddar Ranch Cornbread Muffins

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fleischmann’s Simply Homemade. All opinions are 100% my own. 
During Thanksgiving and holiday dinners, bread is always one of my favorite parts of the meal.  Usually we have rolls and someone brings cornbread too, which we all love. I am one of those people that fill up on bread and sometimes don’t have room for as much other food.  To me good bread is essential for your holiday meal.  When I am making food for the holidays, the easier the better, which is especially true for bread.  The less time something takes to make, the more time I have to make other dishes and spend time with my family.
Cornbread is always one of my favorite things that we have during our holiday dinners.  I think it goes great with any holiday meal and is great for anytime.  I had never made cornbread before but when I saw that Fleischmann’s Simply Homemade made a cornbread baking mix, I knew I had to try it.  Anything that makes my life easier during the holidays is a must try.
Fleischmann’s Simply Homemade Cornbread Mix has all the quality of cornbread without all the work involved.  The cornbread mix is made with more corn than the leading brand.  This cornbread would be perfect for Thanksgiving or the holidays as it is so easy to make, but tastes just like homemade cornbread and is better than cornbread you can buy in the store.  I decided to use the cornbread mix to make delicious muffins and added my favorite flavor combination of cheddar, bacon, and ranch.
These Bacon Cheddar Ranch Cornbread Muffins tasted fantastic.  I loved how easy this cornbread was to make with Fleischmann’s Simply Homemade Cornbread Mix.  The prep was really easy and they were ready within 15 minutes.  I cannot wait to make these again for Thanksgiving as there is not much work, which will allow me to spend my time making other things.
I really loved the addition of the ranch flavor and the bacon and cheddar cheese to the cornbread.  I think they helped give the cornbread fantastic flavor.  I like that these are muffins as well because they are easy to eat and bring to a party or dinner as well.  I hope you enjoy these delicious cornbread muffins!



Bacon Cheddar Ranch Cornbread Muffins


  • 1 package Fleischmann's® Simply Homemade® Cornbread Baking Mix
  • 2/3 cup milk (I used soy milk)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon ranch dressing seasoning powder
  • 1/4 cup bacon, chopped (I used real bacon bits)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.  
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl with a spoon.  Stir until all of the ingredients are moistened.  
  3. Evenly spoon the batter into a muffin tin greased with cooking spray or with paper liners inserted. Fill each cup 2/3 full.  
  4. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.  Makes 12 muffins.  Store in an airtight container.


  1. Oh wow! I love ALL the flavors you have happening in these cornbread muffins! :) And I had no idea that Fleischmann’s makes a cornbread mix! Definitely looking for it on my next grocery shopping trip.

  2. Cheddar and bacon? That has to be lovely. You can’t go wrong with those.

  3. I have to try these Alyssa!!

  4. this is great, my youngest would LOVE these!

  5. You just can’t beat bacon in cornbread! These would be perfect for dipping into our chili.

  6. The combination of flavors looks yummy and I love it that it is something easy the kids could help with too!

  7. I love the flavors in these! I need to make a batch ASAP!

  8. This sounds so good with a bowl of soup or chili!


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