35 Surprising Recipes Can All be Made in a Muffin Tin!
Muffin tins are not just for muffins anymore. There are loads of creative ways to use your ingredients and then cook them in a muffin tin. The finished recipe is a handy size that is perfect for either portion control or a meal on the run. I have put together a round up of 35 delicious recipes, all of which can be made in a muffin tin. Many of these would make a super easy breakfast, and the size also makes them perfect for appetizers.
Egg Cup Muffins. My scrambled eggs baked in a muffin tin are a fast and super tasty way to start your day. See how I make these egg muffins here.No Bake Peanut Butter Cups. Oh my. My diet is done. I love peanut butter cups and can’t control myself around them. This neat recipe from Half Way Homemaker is for no bake peanut butter cups made in a muffin tin.
Cheesy Muffin Tortilla Cups. This is one of my favorites. These cheesy muffin tortilla cups from Hot Eats and Cool Reads make a super quick, easy and delicious dinner recipe and look so tasty. I’d also serve them for a Game Night. Chili Bites in Mini Cornbread Cups. These tasty bites from The Kitchen is My Playground are perfect for appetizers. Find out how to turn chili into Finger food here.Loaded Mashed Potato Cups. This looks like a super Game Day recipe. The mashed potatoes are loaded and then baked in muffin tins for a bite sized appetizer that the guys will love. Shared from Cents Less Deals. Get the recipe for these loaded mashed potato cups.Mini Shepherd’s Pie. My husband would go nuts over these. He is English and adores shepherd’s pie. Get the recipe for these mini shepherd pies at Thrifty Jinxy.Fresh Fruit Cheesecake Cups. So colorful and fresh looking. These fresh fruit cheesecake cups make a lovely dessert that won’t break the calorie bank. The idea is shared from Two Kids and a Coupon. Get the fresh fruit cheesecake cup recipe.
Skinnygirl Hummus Cupcakes. Perfect for an appetizer or a small meal for one of your vegetarian friends. These hummus cupcakes from Newlywed Survival are easy to make and a perfect size for a cocktail party. See the recipe here.Turkey Taco Biscuit Cups. This recipe from Just us Four combines Pillsbury biscuits with Turkey and spices for a delicious Mexican style flavor. See how to make these taco biscuit cups here.Muffin Tin Scalloped Potatoes. One of my favorite side dishes is scalloped potatoes. This fun recipe from Lori’s Culinary Creations shows how to make them in a muffin tin. See her recipe here.
Chicken Cups Recipe. Gina from Captain Fussy Buckets has a great recipe to make chicken. She combines a savory mix of chicken and some other special tastes and then tops them with cheese and bakes them in a muffin tin. See how to do them here.For more creative ideas for cooking with muffin tins, why not try one of these ideas?
14. Taco Cups
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