‘Tis the season for gatherings, potlucks and holiday parties! Your muffin pan should become one of your best friends – you can make everything from breakfast food to appetizers to mini meals with one. Check out these tasty muffin pan recipes.
1. PHILLY CHEESESTEAK CUPS
Get the classic beef, pepper and provolone sandwich wrapped up in a bite-sized piece of puff pastry. High Heels and Grills has the recipe, get it here.
2. MINI TACO BOWLS
Cut out small, round pieces of corn tortillas, press them into a muffin pan, and fill with ground beef and your favorite taco toppings for some quick and easy appetizers. Passion for Savings has the recipe, get it here.
3. DEEP DISH PIZZA CUPCAKES
Here’s a satisfying, snack-sized solution to your pizza cravings – deep dish pizza cupcakes! Plain Chicken has the recipe, get it here.
4. CHICKEN ENCHILADA CUPS
Get all the goodness of chicken enchiladas baked into a crispy wonton shell. Gimme Some Oven has the recipe here.
5. SPINACH DIP BITES
No need to crowd around the dip bowl with this appetizer – everyone can have a spinach and artichoke dip all to themselves! Lil’ Luna has the recipe, get it here.
6. MINI LASAGNA CUPS
Lasagna is the ultimate comfort food, and these mini lasagna cups are an easy and less messy way to serve it up at a party. Damn Delicious has the recipe, get it here.
7. LOADED POTATO BOMBS
This potato recipe makes a perfect side dish for any holiday meal! Julie’s Eats and Treats has the recipe here.
8. OMELET AND POTATO BREAKFAST BITES
Mashed up tater tots serve as a great base for these mini omelets. Ella Claire has the recipe, get it here.
9. CRAB CAKE APPETIZER
You’ll find a mouthful of flavor in these crab cakes filled with parmesan cheese and fresh chives. Joe’s Healthy Meals has the recipe, get it here.
10. BBQ TURKEY IN CORN MUFFIN BOWLS
To make the biscuit bowls for this recipe, you’re actually going to flip your muffin pan upside down and use the bottom of the pan to shape and mold the bowls. Fill ’em up with tasty BBQ ground turkey and you’ve got a comfort food crowd pleaser in everyone’s hands. Kudos Kitchen by Renee has the recipe, get it here.
11. BUFFALO CHICKEN PIZZA CUPS
Fill up refrigerated biscuit dough with cheese, shredded chicken and buffalo sauce from a savory, spicy snack. Lemon Tree Dwelling has the recipe, get it here.
12. CANADIAN BACON EGG CUPS
This carb-free recipe uses Canadian bacon to hold the egg in place. Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen has the recipe, get it here.
13. SPAGHETTI MEATBALL BITES
No fork required – get a mouthful of spaghetti and meatballs in a couple of bites! Swanky Recipes has the how-to, get it here.
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