Bacon and Egg Tarts

Bacon and Egg Tarts

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Community Classics .
Edited on Feb 06, 2005

A twist on an old favorite!

Ingredients

1 (11 oz) pkg pie crust mix
1 (6 oz) package Canadian-style bacon
1 c shredded Cheddar cheese
4 eggs
1/4 c milk
1/4 t ground nutmeg
1/4 t ground black pepper

Directions

1. preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

2. prepare pastry for a one crust pie as directed on package. Divide pastry into 4 equal parts. Roll each part into a 6 inch circle on a well floured, cloth covered board with a floured, cloth covered rolling pin. Fit pastry over backs of large muffin cups (3 x 1 1/2 inch), or 6 ounce custard cups; make pleats so pastry will fit closely. If using individual pie pans or tart pans, cut circles 1 inch larger than inverted pans, and fit into pans. Prick surface. Place tarts on an ungreased cookie sheet.

3. bake until light brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. Cool 5 minutes, and carefully remove from cups. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

4. place 2 bacon slices in the bottom of each pastry cup. Sprinkle cheese over the meat, making slight well in centers. Break 1 egg into each. Add 1 tablespoon milk into each tart. Sprinkle with nutmeg and pepper. Place tarts on an ungreased cookie sheet

5. bake until eggs are soft cooked, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.


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