Mini Bacon-Cheese Cups

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 16

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.

Expert 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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
0%;
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.