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Mini Bacon-Cheese Cups

Mini Bacon-Cheese Cups
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, 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

Directions

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
250mg
11%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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