Lighter option: Recipe can be made with reduced-fat cheese and turkey bacon if desired.
- 6 large eggs
- 1 Cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 Cup quick-cooking oats
- 1 Tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 Teaspoon salt
- 1/4 Teaspoon cinammon
- 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 Cup applesauce
- 1/2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese (2 oz.)
- 1/4 Cup finely-chopped crisp cooked bacon
- 1/4 Cup chopped fresh parsley
Heat oven to 375°F.
Mix flour, oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and pepper in a large bowl.
Beat eggs and applesauce in a medium bowl until blended.
Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
Stir in cheese, bacon and parsley.
Spoon evenly into 12 greased 3-inch muffin cups.
Bake in 375°F oven until tops are lightly browned and spring back when tapped with a finger, 15 to 20 minutes.
Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pan.
Serve warm or cool completely.