Mini Bacon and Green Onion Brunch Cups

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 30 Min
Servings 12 servings
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1 Double-Crust Deep-Dish
  • 1 (1 pound) pkg. sliced bacon
  • 2 cups sliced green onions
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

Directions

  • Step 1

    PREPARE recipe for Double-Crust Deep-Dish Classic Crisco Pie Crust. Divide in half. Shape into 2 (1/2-inch thick) disks. Wrap in plastic wrap. Chill at least 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    COOK bacon in large skillet over medium-high heat 15 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon. Drain all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet. Add green onions and pepper to drippings. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.

  • Step 3

    HEAT oven to 425°F. Roll out one portion of dough into a 14-inch circle on floured surface. Cut out 6 (4-inch) circles. Repeat with remaining dough to make 6 additional circles. Line bottom and sides of 12 muffin cups with dough circles by gently pressing dough into cups.

  • Step 4

    TOSS bacon, green onions and cheese in medium bowl until blended. Divide evenly into crusts in muffin cups.

  • Step 5

    WHISK eggs, half-and-half and mustard in medium bowl until blended. Pour over bacon mixture, dividing evenly. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes. Loosen edges with sharp knife. Remove from pan.

Serving size
(1 of 12 mini quiches)

  • Calories 300
  • Calories from Fat180g
  • Total Fat 20g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 80mg
  • Sodium 380mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 19g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 8g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet