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Petite Sausage Quiches

You won't be able to eat just one of these mini quiches. Filled with savory sausage, Swiss cheese and a dash of cayenne, the mouthwatering morsels will disappear fast from the breakfast or buffet table. —Dawn Stitt, Hesperia, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 6 ounces bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Beat butter, cream cheese and flour until smooth. Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into 36 balls; press onto the bottom and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups.
  • In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain and crumble. Sprinkle sausage, Swiss cheese and chives into muffin cups. Beat egg, cream, salt and pepper until blended; pour into shells.
  • Bake until browned, 28-30 minutes (for a browner bottom crust, bake on a lower rack). Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 quiche: 100 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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