Mini Bacon-Cheese Cups

Mini Bacon-Cheese Cups

Refrigerated pie crust and precooked bacon make quick work of mini quiches.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

16

appetizers

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
whole egg
1
egg yolk
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
3
oz shredded Swiss cheese (about 2/3 cup)
8
slices precooked bacon (from 2.2-oz package), chopped (about 1/2 cup)
Additional finely chopped green onions, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 425┬░F. Spray 16 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. Unroll pie crust on work surface. Using 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut 16 rounds from crust; discard any remaining crust. Place 1 crust round in each muffin cup, pressing down gently to form cup.
  2. In blender or food processor, blend or process cream cheese, whole egg, egg yolk and 1/4 cup onions until almost smooth. Divide mixture evenly among crust-lined muffin cups (about 2 teaspoons each). Top each evenly with Swiss cheese and bacon.
  3. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove cups from pan. Garnish each with additional onions.
Makes 16 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
For added flavor, stir 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme, parsley or rosemary into the cheese mixture.
Look for the precooked bacon near the luncheon meat section at the grocery store.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.