Stuffed biscuit breakfast muffins

My mother was a stay at home mom until my brother entered kindergarten.  At that time, she entered the work force.  It was the same year that we built a new house in the country, and I moved school districts.  It was a lot of change in a short period of time adjusting to a new school, new friends, new areas to roam, and a working mother.

It ended up being the perfect place to grow up as a young kid.  We had the best neighbors, fields to roam and explore, geese from the neighbor’s pond that chased me at the bus stop, and big hills that were perfect for sledding.

My mother was also excellent at making sure we had a hot breakfast every morning, despite the fact that she had to be at work before we caught the bus.  On the weekends she would make breakfast burritos, egg casserole, sausage biscuits, and stuffed breakfast biscuit muffins and freeze them for us to reheat throughout the week.


At the time, I don’t think I appreciated those hot breakfasts as much as I do now.  My mom certainly didn’t have to do that, and now that I am a mother myself, I know how much work it was for her and how much she sacrificed on her weekends to make sure we had a breakfast that would tide us over until lunch time.

Even though I am a stay at home mom now, I have continued to use this technique that my mother used when I was growing up.  My husband many mornings has to be at work early and needs a quick grab and go breakfast.  It’s so much easier to make things ahead of time to simplify our mornings, while still enjoying a quality breakfast.

I mentioned stuffed breakfast biscuit muffins that my mom used to make.  They are super tasty and taste just like bacon, egg and cheese biscuits, but they are much more portable with less mess.

Stuffed breakfast muffins steps

The outer part is my easy biscuit dough that gets rolled out and then filled with scrambled eggs, cheese, and bacon.  You could fill these with so many things:

  • spinach, artichoke hearts, herbs, eggs, and cheese
  • eggs, peppers, onions, cheese
  • sausage and egg
  • ham, egg, cheese



Make these this weekend! Your family will love them!  Everything is more fun in a muffin form, right?
Stuffed biscuit breakfast muffins
Yields 8
A complete grab and go breakfast stuffed into a biscuit muffin! Perfect to reheat throughout the week when you are in a hurry.
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
226 calories
23 g
136 g
10 g
10 g
5 g
95 g
346 g
1 g
0 g
4 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226
Calories from Fat 91
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 136mg
Sodium 346mg
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 1 3/4 cup flour
  2. 7 T. butter
  3. 1/2 tsp salt
  4. 1 T. baking powder
  5. 3/4 cup milk
  6. 5 eggs
  7. 5 pieces of bacon
  8. shredded cheese
  1. Scramble eggs as desired. Make sure to season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Cook bacon in oven at 350 for 15 minutes or until done. Set aside.
  3. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl.
  4. Cut in butter. I squish it around in my fingers until it is well incorporated.
  5. Add milk and mix until it becomes a shaggy dough.
  6. Turn out on a floured board and knead until it is a smooth dough.
  7. Cut into eight pieces.
  8. Roll each piece out into a 5-6 inch circle.
  9. Fill each circle with a small portion of egg, bacon, and cheese.
  10. Fold up edges and pinch seams.
  11. Place seam side down in a greased muffin pan.
  12. Bake at 425 degrees for fifteen minutes until golden brown and puffed.
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  1. Lita Watson June 13, 2017 at 12:39 am - Reply

    The way you make your biscuits makes me thing about the way to make dumpling :))) Can you number the instructions in your recipe so that i can follow them and have a general view of them?

    • Tara Buss June 27, 2017 at 7:53 pm - Reply

      That’s just how my recipe plug in looks. I will try to see if I can add in numbers. Thanks for the feedback. Oh and..mmmm dumplings. 🙂

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