Individual Breakfast Pies ~ Lunchbag Week 29

by Angie

I made these for the first time last week, and the boys ate the whole batch that night, leaving not a one for breakfast. I’ve made several batches since and they love them hot or cold, for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. The theory is that you would make a batch of these and stick them in a Ziplock in the freezer, then pull them out one at a time and microwave as needed. That probably works unless you have kids who eat like ravenous beasts.

3/4 pound ground sausage
1/8 cup minced onion
1 tube refrigerated biscuits (10 per tube, not 8)
3 eggs
3 Tbsp milk
1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In large skillet, combine sausage and onion. Cook until brown, then drain and set aside.
  • Spray muffin tin with non-stick spray.
  • Flatten each biscuit into a large, thin circle, and then use it to line the bottom and sides of each muffin cup.
  • Divide sausage mixture evenly between muffin cups.
  • Mix eggs and milk, and divide evenly between muffin cups.
  • Sprinkle with cheese, and bake about 15 minutes (until set and lightly brown).
I bet these would also be good with chopped ham instead of sausage and Swiss instead of cheddar, or with spinach and bacon, or with broccoli, or . . . I need to get out more, don’t I?

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Dianna@KennedyAdventures February 23, 2010 at 6:16 pm

oooh! These look good! I ate the rest of the frittata on Sunday, and it was delicious! I need to make things like that more often!


Colleen/And Baby Makes Five February 28, 2010 at 10:12 pm

This sure looks like a versatile, easy, and tasty breakfast recipe. I'll have to try it soon for the kiddos…


Danielle Tilson August 1, 2012 at 2:50 pm

How long do you microwave these if they are frozen?


Angie August 1, 2012 at 5:03 pm

If they have been thawed they only take about 30 seconds in my microwave. From frozen I would microwave one minute, let it rest a minute, then microwave one more minute.


Starr August 6, 2012 at 3:28 am

I made these, but I added about a tablespoonful of mild salsa, over each muffin, what a extra flavor boost!


Angie August 8, 2012 at 9:42 am

That sounds scrumptious!


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