i should be mopping the floor: Cowboy Muffins #quickbreakfast

Monday, April 22, 2013

Cowboy Muffins #quickbreakfast

Need a quick breakfast idea that'll melt in your mouth? These easy Cowboy Muffins are our go-to sleepover breakfast. Cowpokes love them, too!

The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
These are seriously some of my favorite things to wrap my lips around. Whenever I'm looking to break a diet, these are my go-to faves. Carb-alicious and so yummy. Not exactly healthy, but sometimes we all need a little sneak {or a big sneak, I won't judge you if you won't judge me, wink}.

This recipe came from a sweet friend of mine from Muleshoe, Texas. You know who you are, lady. Love ya.

The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
You'll need:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter, melted
The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
In mixing bowl, cream together first 1/2 cup sugar, shortening and egg. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add the flour mixture and the 1/2 cup milk alternately to the sugar/shortening/egg mixture, beating well. 


The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
Fill 12 greased muffin cups 2/3 full {don’t use paper baking cup liners}. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. 

The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
Get ready to DUNK. Or dip. Whichever you prefer. 
Combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. 


The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
While muffins are still hot out of the oven, submerge in melted butter. . . 


The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
. . .then roll in cinnamon sugar-mixture until well coated.

The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
 Serve warm {with a tallllllll glass of milk}.  

The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.
Mmm-hmmmm.


Click on the recipe below to print out your own recipe card, partner.
{Prints in both 3x5 and 4x6 sizes}
The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}.

The best thing you'll ever wrap your lips around: Cowboy Muffins {for cowgirls and cowpokes, too}. For more details, click on image to be taken to full recipe.

YUM.










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25 comments:

  1. Those sound and look amazing!!! They aren't on my diet either, but I think they'd be very impressive to make for company. And oddly enough I've been to Muleshoe before. That's way out there! Thanks for sharing the yummy!

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  2. Good golly those muffins look great! AND I have NEVER seen a reference to Muleshoe, TX on any blog! Love it! I have very special family who are from Muleshoe. You made me smile to think of Muleshoe and the memories I cherish, visiting them through the years. :-)

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  3. Oh my goodness! The timing of this recipe couldn't be anymore perfect. My son's 3rd birthday is this weekend. He loves cowboys (that's the theme of his party). I will definitely be making these for his birthday breakfast!! Thanks so much!

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  4. Yummy, I love these muffins they are so good, but like you said not so great for the diet! :) But everyone has to splurge once in awhile!

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  5. My boys would be drooling over these! What a fabulous recipe. Cinnamon sugar is always a perfect way to start the day! Love it :) Krista @ A Handful of Everything

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  6. Oh boy! These looks sinfully delicious! Thanks so much for sharing! Julia @ www.juliakendrick.com

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  7. Um.. first, you had me at "submerge in melted butter". Next, what the what with that AWESOME recipe card?? You are truly setting a very high bar, "pardnahh". ;)

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  8. OMG!! I bet these are absolutely delicious!! I mean anything dipped in butter first has got to taste great! Thanks for the recipe!!

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  9. I'm craving myself a batch of cowboy muffins! Pinning!

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  10. These look so good! I've never even heard of cowboy muffins. I'd be thrilled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!

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  11. These look totally delicious Kristi - perfect for any day of the week!

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  12. French breakfast puffs....that's what i know them by ;-)

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  13. Hello! Found you through the Live, Laugh, Linky party. What program or widget do you use for your recipe card above, or is that something you created? I love it!

    Thanks!

    Julia @ Mom on the Run x2

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  14. I wish I had a few (or twenty) of those to eat with my coffee this morning! Yum!!!

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  16. I've never heard of cowboy muffins, but these look awesome. I'll have to try them!

    Emily
    The Em Dash
    www.theemdash.com

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  17. These Cowboy muffins look heavenly. I can just taste them still warm & fresh .... yummy!

    Stopping by from WCFS Award Show

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  18. I will be making these soon! Thanks for sharing, and I love the cute recipe card!

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  19. These look absolutely delicious!!!!!! I bet they are so good warm and smell so good when they are fresh!!! They sound amazing!

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  20. Kristi... these look amazing! Thanks for sharing with us this week at Monday Funday!

    Take care,

    Trish

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  21. This looks awesome, and I'm so glad you shared your recipe at our link party! I'm featuring it today on Love Grows Wild:

    http://www.lovegrowswild.com/2013/05/fun-recipes-to-make-with-kids-this-summer.html

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  22. These sound so delicious and easy- I think my family would love them!

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