• Recipe: Savory Honey Muffins

    These savory muffins (with just a hint of honey sweetness) are sure to be a fall favorite for the whole fam

    By New York Family

    Photo by the National Honey Board

    Who doesn’t love a good muffin? This recipe for Savory Honey Muffins from our friends at the National Honey Board, is perfect for a breakfast or brunch treat,  an afterschool snack, or a yummy side dish at dinner!

    Not only is this recipe oh-so-tasty, but it’s also easy to execute, sure to please all ages, and it features honey–a natural product made from bees, one of our planet’s most important animals.


    YIELD: Makes 8 muffins


    • 3/4 cup low-fat milk
    • 4 T butter melted
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/4 cup honey
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp. baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp. salt
    • 2 tsp. chopped chives
    • 3/4 cup shredded Gruyere cheese + 1/4 cup for sprinkling on top of muffins


    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    • Line 8 cups of a muffin tin with paper liners (or coat with non-stick cooking spray).
    • Whisk together the milk, butter, eggs, and honey in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt, chives, and cheese, setting aside 1/4 cup of Gruyere for sprinkling on top of muffins.
    • Divide the batter evenly among the cups, filling them three-quarters full.
    • Bake muffins for 20-25 minutes, until golden on top and remove from oven. Sprinkle remaining Gruyere cheese over tops.
    • Turn oven to broil and broil muffins for another 2-3 minutes until cheese is melted and lightly browned.

    To learn more about the National Honey Board (and for more great recipes), visit honey.com!

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