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Bacon ‘n’ Egg Bundles

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

6 servings

This is a fun bacon and eggs recipe! It can easily be doubled for a larger group. Make sure to use high-quality bacon so it doesn't fall apart in the muffin tin. —Edith Landinger, Longview, Texas
Bacon 'n' Egg Bundles Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 12 to 18 bacon strips
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 6 large eggs
  • Freshly ground pepper, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Lightly grease 6 muffin cups with 1 teaspoon butter. Cut 6 bacon strips crosswise in half. Line bottom of each muffin cup with 2 bacon halves. Line sides of each muffin cup with 1 or 2 whole bacon strips. Break an egg into each cup.
  3. Bake until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard, 12-18 minutes. If desired, sprinkle with pepper.

Bacon 'n' Egg Bundles Tips

How do I keep these bacon and egg cups together?

Make sure you use wide, thick bacon strips for this recipe. Smaller cuts will have a harder time holding in the eggs. Find out which brands of bacon make our Test Kitchen's top list.

Are bacon and egg cups healthy?

As a low-carb food that's high in fat and protein, they're definitely Atkins- and keto-friendly. However, they are high in saturated fat and cholesterol, so they're not a health food for those at risk for heart disease. Find some of our best keto recipes.

What are other unique bacon and egg recipes?

Try a BLT egg bake, bacon roll-ups or a fun Hawaiian breakfast bake.

Research contributed by Elizabeth Harris

Nutrition Facts

1 bundle: 311 calories, 28g fat (9g saturated fat), 225mg cholesterol, 447mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 13g protein.

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