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Corn Dog Muffins

November 21, 2009
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This is a recipe I picked up from my mother in law.  It’s one of my husband’s favorites and is everything good about corndogs without the irritation of a stick and with the addition of being able to control the fat and calories.  Baked not fried and all that.  Very kid friendly.  Sometimes we’ll make this as a meal on its own, sometimes we serve it with other things (tonight, that would be chili). Either way, they’re lovely and moist and tasty.

Ingredients:

  • 2 boxes Jiffy mix cornbread
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 2 eggs (or 1/2 cup egg substitute)
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1 package of hot dogs, cut into bite sized pieces (here’s where you can really adjust for fat, calories, allergies, vegetarian, whatever)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix the Jiffy mix, creamed corn, eggs, and milk until well combined.
  3. Spray your muffin tins (you will need 3 6-cup tins) with cooking spray.
  4. Spoon the cornbread batter into each cup (about halfway full).
  5. Press hot dog bites into each muffin cup.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  7. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Printable version.

7 Comments leave one →
  1. November 22, 2009 10:29 am

    What a sweet idea. The kids will surely love this one.

  2. November 22, 2009 12:32 pm

    very cute muffins and a wonderful idea!

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  4. January 2, 2010 3:10 am

    I tried this for our New Years dinner and we love it. Thanks for sharing it!

    • Kait Nolan permalink
      January 2, 2010 10:20 am

      Glad you enjoyed it!

  5. August 12, 2010 4:23 pm

    I just stumbled across this, and I love cornbread, however, I don’t eat meat. Obviously cornbread can be eaten with nothing special added to it, but I was wondering if you had any thoughts on any non-meat item that would go well in them? =)

    • Kait Nolan permalink
      August 12, 2010 4:27 pm

      Non meat. Hmm…well of course cheese is always good in anything. And I bet you could use mushrooms or peppers to good effect. You might try veggie dogs?

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