Rustic Dinner Pie

Pat Duran


Quick and easy recipe even the kids or grandkids can help with this, as it is so unstructured.
So take a break during the coming holidays and make this at home- fun to do with friends in the kitchen helping out adding their favorite topping or sliced fresh fruit. You can use leftover shredded chicken, turkey, ham, or crumbled cooked sausage in place of the bacon. So easy and fun to have breakfast for lunch or dinner!
Drizzle on a little Maple syrup for an added flavor boost!

Original recipe by Jill Lust- tweaked a little by me. Hugs.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
15 Min


  • 6 slice
    bacon, cooked crisp,chopped, or other meat
  • 8 1/2 oz
    pkg. corn muffin mix
  • 2/3 c
    bisquick baking mix
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder, to taste
  • 1 large
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 medium
    granny smith apples, cored and thinly sliced, or other fresh fruit
  • 1/3 c
    blue cheese crumbles, to taste
  • sprig(s)
    fresh thyme, optional or other herbs

How to Make Rustic Dinner Pie


  1. Preheat oven to 400^.
    In a skillet cook bacon until crisp. Drain; reserve 1 Tablespoon drippings. Chop bacon.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the muffin mix, Bisquick, chili powder, egg and milk, just until moistened.
    Divide dough into four portions. Place 2 portions each on a greased baking sheet and press to 6 or 7 inch circles.
  3. Top each circle with a layer of fruit slices, leaving a 1-inch border. Fold edges around fruit slices. Brush fruit and crust with reserved bacon drippings or butter.
  4. Bake 10 minutes. Top with cheese and meat; bake 5-7 minutes more until edges are golden and bottom crust is set. Sprinkle with your favorite herb or spice and drizzle with maple syrup. Enjoy you deserve it!

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About Rustic Dinner Pie

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: French

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