Mini Bacon-Cheese Cups

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

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

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

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  • 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.
  • 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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
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.
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