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crescent breakfast cups

(18 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Lora DiGs
Monroe Township, NJ

Wanted eggs and bacon... and had a tube of crescents. This is how these tiny cups were made!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We loved the mix of flavors and ingredients in this crescent breakfast cup recipe... A terrific finger food for breakfast or brunch!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(18 ratings)
yield 5 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For crescent breakfast cups

  • 1 pkg
    refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream, half n half or milk
  • 5 slice
    cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese (or Monterey Jack)
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • cooking spray
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder

How To Make crescent breakfast cups

  • Spraying mini muffin tins with non-stick spray.
    Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray. Mine has 24 cups.
  • Crescent dough formed into a cup and brushed with butter.
    Open crescent dough and pull off enough to fit in the tin. Press up sides to form a cup of dough in each. In a small dish mix melted butter and garlic powder. Lightly brush this inside the crescent cups.
  • Eggs mixed with cream, salt, pepper, and cheese in a bowl.
    In a bowl, beat eggs with cream, salt, pepper, and cheese.
  • Bacon sprinkled into crescent dough cups.
    Sprinkle bacon in the bottom of each cup.
  • Egg mixture added to the cups.
    Spoon about 1 tablespoon of egg mixture into each cup.
  • Crescent Breakfast Cups baking in the oven.
    Bake for 10-12 minutes on 375. Then enjoy!