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Egg, Bacon, and Cheese McMuffin (Copycat) Recipe

Egg, Bacon, and Cheese McMuffin (Copycat) Recipe

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How To Make Egg, Bacon, and Cheese McMuffin (Copycat)

You do not have to fall in line and go out for your favorite McMuffin. This easy copycat mcmuffin recipe will let you enjoy this fast-food favorite at home.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 6English Muffins
  • 6largeeggs
  • 6ozsharp cheddar cheese
  • 12slicesthick cut bacon
  • 4tbspbutterdivided


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. On a large cookie sheet, line with parchment paper and arrange the 12 bacon slices into 6 circles, with two pieces for each circle.

  3. Add the first piece of bacon in the shape of a 4×5-inch circle then layer the second one on top, add the tail of the second piece under the end of the first piece, so that when they cook they stick together.

  4. Put in the oven to bake for 18 to 20 minutes.

  5. Slice 6 English muffins in half and spread 3 tablespoons of the butter on the cut sides, 1/2 a tablespoon on each half muffin.

  6. In the last five minutes of baking time for the bacon, add the English muffins to the oven, cut side up.

  7. Slice the cheddar cheese thickly into six slices.

  8. In a large skillet melt the remaining tablespoon of butter.

  9. Crack the eggs gently into the skillet, add salt and pepper. Cook until the eggs are just set.

  10. Take the English muffins out of the oven, layer with the cheese, egg, bacon, and the top of the muffin.

  11. Remove the parchment paper from the cookie sheet carefully, add the sandwiches back onto the pan. Wipe any remaining oil with a paper towel.

  12. Bake for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.


  • Calories: 623.45kcal
  • Fat: 46.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.74g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.02g
  • Fiber: 2.62g
  • Sugar: 1.74g
  • Protein: 25.45g
  • Cholesterol: 273.55mg
  • Sodium: 839.78mg
  • Calcium: 325.99mg
  • Potassium: 313.68mg
  • Iron: 2.80mg
  • Vitamin A: 225.69µg
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