Mini Cornbread Muffins with Cinnamon Butter

These moist and sweet mini cornbread muffins with cinnamon butter are the perfect side to any meal and even make the perfect small-bite appetizer for your next gathering.

Author: Khrista Helfer
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48 mini muffins
mini cornbread muffin with cinnamon-butter
4.82 from 11 votes


  • 1 15.25 ounce can Sweet corn, drained
  • 1 14.75 ounce can Creamed corn
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 8 oz. Sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • 1 8.5 once box Cornbread mix

Cinnamon Butter

  • 4 ounces Cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 stick Butter, salted, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 4 Tbsp. Powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. Cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F degrees. 

  2. Spray mini muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.

  3. In a small bowl, lightly whisk egg. Set aside. 

  4. In a separate large bowl, add the cornbread muffin mix and sugar and whisk to combine.

  5. Add the creamed corn, butter, sour cream and egg. Using an electric hand-held mixer, thoroughly combine ingredients.

  6. Fold drained corn kernels into batter until mixed thoroughly.

  7. Spoon batter into mini muffin pan, filling each cup to the top. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes, or until the tops are golden. (The muffins do not rise very much).

    Cool the muffins for a few minutes in the pan, then finish on cooling rack.

Cinnamon Butter

  1. Using a hand-held mixer, cream one stick of butter with 4oz. of cream cheese – both at room temperature. Add the powdered sugar, cinnamon and vanilla extract and beat on medium until just combined.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 103kcal
Fat: 6g
Saturated fat: 4g
Cholesterol: 19mg
Sodium: 113mg
Potassium: 69mg
Carbohydrates: 10g
Sugar: 5g
Protein: 1g
Vitamin A: 185%
Vitamin C: 0.1%
Calcium: 11%
Iron: 0.1%
Keyword: Bite Sized, Thanksgiving
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