Friday, May 15, 2009

The Squirrel Can Cook – Sausage Cheese Muffins

I found today’s recipe in Taste of Home magazine many years ago, and they quickly became a family favorite. It’s quick and easy and oh so tasty. The first time we tried it, I thought DEA was going to bust down my door. These muffins should be listed as a controlled substance!

Our ingredients today are:

1 pound hot pork breakfast sausage
1 10oz can of condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
1/2 cup milk
1 to 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon of mustard powder
3 cups biscuit/baking mix



Brown the sausage in a skillet and drain of the grease. While you’re browning the sausage, grease your muffin pans.

In a large mixing bowl, combine soup, milk, cayenne, mustard, sage, and sausage.

Stir in the biscuit mix until a course dough forms.

Fill greased muffin pans about half to two-thirds full.



Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until muffins are nicely browned and a toothpick comes out clean. Recipe makes about 2 dozen regular-sized muffins.



Now, take my advice. Fix this recipe when nobody is home, brew a pot of coffee, pour a cold glass of milk, and pig out. You will not want to share! You can make another batch later for everybody else.

The Squirrel shall not live by nuts alone!

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7 comments:

Fred Butler said...

I always thought undiluted soup was the best.

Rabbit said...

Dude. Does that come with a side of Tums? (Rabbit + hot sausage = misery.) I'm loving your prowess in the kitchen, especially considering those tiny paws. Can we have a recipe for the meek and mild of gut next week? :)

The Squirrel said...

Rabbit,

Try it with mild sausage, and leave out the cayenne pepper, and you'll be fine.

(o:

(& what I've got planned for next week should be right up your palate!)

~Squirrel

Kristine said...

Great.

Now I'm starving.

;)

Looks like something my husband would just **love** .. We will be trying this one out soon.

Herding Grasshoppers said...

Compliments from Kerry, who thinks that looks delicious... without the spiciness.

Julie

MandyJean said...

Good heavens people. It's not that spicy- trust me. As the daughter here I've eaten as more or more than my father who's perfected the recipe. And I don't even like spicy food that much.

The Squirrel said...

An unsolicited testimony!

(Disclosure: The batch photographed was prepared in honor of Mandy's last day of classes this spring.)

~Squirrel