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A quick and easy way to get your eggs to go. Loaded with bacon bits, cheddar cheese and spinach!

On-The-Go Breakfast Muffins

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x


These on-the-go breakfast muffins are a quick and easy way to get your eggs in the morning. Loaded with bacon bits, cheddar cheese and spinach and baked in a muffin pan for a quick grab-and-go bite on busy mornings!


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  • 12 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped / 1/2 cup bacon bits
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and whisk until smooth.
  2. Grease a regular size muffin tin and fill each cup to about 2/3 of the way full.
  3. Bake at 350°F for 20-23 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle of a muffin comes out clean.
  4. Cool for 5 minutes before prying the muffins loose.
  5. Dish and serve hot or refrigerate later for leftovers.
  6. Enjoy!


  • Add more veggies – Try other veggies like cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, onions, kale, or broccoli.
  • Substitute cheddar – Experiment with other cheese like mozzarella, gruyere, swiss cheese, feta, blue cheese, goat cheese, Colby Jack, Pepper Jack, Monterey Jack, or Parmesan.
  • Add more protein – Substitute bacon with chorizo, cooked breakfast sausage or cooked crumbled sausage, cooked ground beef, chicken or turkey, or cooked ham.
  • Add some bite – Add a teaspoon of Dijon mustard to the mix for some bite.
  • Add more flavor – Throw in more seasonings like garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, cayenne, or crushed pepper flakes.
  • Scroll up to RECIPE TIPS for more useful tips, suggestions and ingredient substitutions
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins