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4.5 from 2 votes

Sausage and Cheese Grits Muffins

Serve this great muffins with eggs and coffee and you have a wonderful breakfast! Easy to make the grits adds a great texture. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: grits muffins, sausage muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1/2 pound pork sausage cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons or 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Cook sausage in a skillet like hamburger, drain and set aside. Whisk together flour, grits, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in melted butter, eggs, buttermilk and honey with a spoon mixing well.
  • Fold in sausage and shredded cheese. Spray a 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray, add batter and bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Makes 12 muffins