Switch up your morning routine with these Cornbread Sausage Cheddar Bites. Featuring Eckrich® Cheddar Smoked Sausage Links, this recipe is sure to get your entire family to the breakfast table.

Check out the recipe from Eckrich® below to start baking.

Total Time Skill Level Servings
15 mins Beginner 24



Eckrich® Cheddar Smoked Sausage Links 1 pkg(s)
Pkg. cornbread muffin mix 6 oz.
Milk 2/3 cup(s)
Large egg beaten 1
Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 cup(s)


  1. Heat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Spray a mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Slice up Eckrich® Cheddar Links into 1-inch thick slices.
  4. Combine cornbread mix with milk and egg.
  5. Stir in cheese.
  6. Scoop up filling and begin filling muffin tin.
  7. Place sausage slices on top of cornbread batter.
  8. Bake for about 7-9 minutes (until golden brown).

Tips to Stretch Your Dollar

To make sure your cheddar bites last longer, be sure to place a paper towel in your storage container to soak up excess moisture.

In need of more inspiration for your next family meal? Smithfield Foods’ large portfolio of products, including Smithfield® Bacon, Nathan’s Famous® Beef Franks and Eckrich® Smoked Sausage, can meet your household’s needs for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even snack time. 

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