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Close-up side view Barbecue Cornbread Muffins serving on white plate with more in muffin pan in the background
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5 from 7 votes

Barbecue Cornbread Muffins

Barbecue Cornbread Muffins, only 5 ingredients and 30 minutes is all that it takes to whip up these smoky, saucy, and filling savory muffins for dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbecue cornbread muffins
Servings: 6
Calories: 462kcal


  • Muffin Pan


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 package (8.5 oz.) corn muffin mix
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large skillet on medium high heat add in the ground beef and diced onions. Cook until the meat has browned and drain off the fat.
  • Stir in the barbecue sauce until the beef mixture is fully coated.
  • Prepare the corn muffin mix according to the package directions.
  • Spoon in about 2 tablespoons of the corn muffin mixture into each individual muffin well.
  • Top the muffin mixture with the barbecue beef mixture and place into the oven to bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the muffins from the oven and top each with 1 tablespoon of the shredded cheddar cheese. Bake for an additional 5 minutes to allow the cheese to melt.
  • Allow the muffins to cool in the pan 3 to 4 minutes before removing.
  • Top with additional cheese if you prefer and serve hot.


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 805mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2.8mg