You can wrap and freeze these muffins individually. Pop one in the lunch box in the morning, and it'll be defrosted by lunchtime.

Elaine Magee


Recipe Summary

5 servings (serving size: 1 muffin)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375º. Spray five muffin cups generously with cooking spray, or use muffin liners. Fill any empty cups with water.

  • Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, dry mustard, baking powder, and salt in a medium-size bowl. Add milk, egg, and margarine. Mix until smooth.

  • Cut hot dogs into 1-inch lengths. Spoon about 1/4 cup of batter into each prepared muffin cup. Place 3 hot dog pieces in each muffin cup.

  • Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, until toothpick inserted into the muffin comes out clean.

  • How kids can help: Mix ingredients, spoon batter into muffin cups, and add hot dogs.

  • Hot Dogs can be a choking hazard for children under