Muffin Tin Recipes: 28 Easy Recipes In a Muffin Tin
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Cute, delicious and easy to make, muffin tin recipes are becoming more and more popular with our fellow cooking enthusiasts, and we can see why. Muffin tin recipes take some of our favorite comfort foods and turn them into bite-sized cups that are great for a party or just for a fun dinner with the family.
Packed with fresh ingredients, every little cup is full of flavor and evenly distributed, so you get a little bit of everything with each bite. Plus, it’s a little treat that you’re not expected to share, and you won’t want to after trying one bite of these toothsome muffin tin recipes. So, dust off those muffin tins, preheat the oven and enjoy our new collection of Muffin Tin Recipes: 28 Easy Recipes in a Muffin Tin.
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Our Best Muffin Tin Recipes
Here are some of our favorite muffin tin recipes that can be enjoyed as an appetizer or as a fun family dinner. You'll find some of your favorite comfort foods, like lasagna and tacos, jazzed up into mini treats that you'll love.
And trust us, these Muffin Tin Mini Lasagnas are irresistible! These mini lasagnas are the perfect party food. These tiny muffin tin treats are super easy to throw together!
- Buffalo Chicken "Cupcakes"
This wonderful recipe for Buffalo Chicken "Cupcakes" is made in a muffin tin! These cute little bites have a hint of Frank's buffalo wing sauce. You're not going to have leftovers of this fantastic appetizer.
- Chili Con Queso Bites
This Tex Mex-inspired appetizer recipe gets its bold flavor from spicy salsa and lots of cheese. Impress your guests with this great game day snack. It is the perfect finger food!
- Double Decker Taco "Cupcakes"
Try these addictive Double Decker Taco "Cupcakes," loaded with everyone's favorite Mexican ingredients. This savory muffin tin recipe is guaranteed to "wow" your guests!
- Roasted Red Pepper & Basil Puffs
When you are looking for an appetizer recipe that will become a favorite among your friends, these Roasted Red Pepper & Basil Puffs fit the bill. Each bite is absolutely delicious!
- King Ranch Chicken Shells
These King Ranch Chicken Shells are outrageously good. With a flaky pastry bottom and a spicy chicken mixture and melted cheese, these will most likely be the first to be eaten.
- Mini Cheeseburger Pastry Bundles
These mini burgers gare a truly unique and tasty appetizer recipe. Perfect for a party, just vary up the cheeses for a multitude of ways to serve this party food and eat up!
- Single-Serve Southwest Dip Cups
This fabulous Southwest inspired dip is loaded with refried, beans, salsa, avocado, cheese, and sour cream! Layered with bold, explosive flavor, this dip appetizer is so tasty that you may want to make extra.
- Smokey Sausage Bites
These Smokey Sausage Bites feature spicy sausage and are served in a flaky puff pastry cup. Serve your guests these fantastic cute little bites. They'll be gone before you even know it.
- Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites
This recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites is made in a muffin pan with wonton wrappers and pre-cooked chicken. These bite-sized appetizers will impress your guests, and they are ridiculously easy to make!
- Easy Pepperoni Pizza Puffs
These cute little bites are an explosion of flavor. Loaded with a ton of mozzarella cheese, these Easy Pepperoni Pizza Puffs are great as a quick little snack or an appetizer for your next party.
- Mini Pizza Tacos
Don't miss out on this fantastic recipe for Mini Pizza Tacos! This recipe was developed in RecipeLion's own Test Kitchen. So trust us: this baked recipe is kind of Italian, kind of Tex-Mex, and 100% delicious.
- Must-Have Mini Tacos
These little taco-flavored treats make mouthwatering, family-favorite appetizers. These Must-Have Mini Tacos are easily made in your muffin tin. Get festive for dinner tonight!
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Muffin Tin Recipes for Breakfast
Your breakfast just got a little better with these wonderful muffin tin recipes. Loaded with some of your favorite breakfast ingredients like eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon and cheese, it's like a mini breakfast casserole all to yourself.
You've got to get a mouthful of these Bacon, Eggs, and Cheese Breakfast Cups. This wonderful crescent roll recipe is made in a muffin tin packed with cheese, bacon and eggs. Have breakfast for dinner!
- Eggs in a Ham Basket
This delicious and easy breakfast-Eggs in a Ham Basket is a delectable combination of herbs and Dijon mustard. It's classy, yet easy to make!
- Cheesy Hashbrown Cups
These tasty muffin tin bites are loaded with cheese and spinach. They are the perfect appetizer recipe, and they're very easy to make. Try these mouthwatering bites!
- Crunchy Egg Breakfast Cups
Try something new with these too easy Crunchy Egg Breakfast Cups, made in a muffin tin! There's barely any prep and the ingredients are delightfully simple.
- Biscuits and Gravy Cups
These Biscuits and Gravy Cups only need 5 ingredients in order to put them together. This simple breakfast recipe also fits right into brunch.
- Glazed Donut Muffins
This Glazed Donut Muffins combines muffins and donuts! Great with a cup of coffee or a glass of milk, these sweet bites can be made easily in your muffin tins. Enjoy one of the best breakfast recipes out there.
- Muffin Tin Cinnamon Rolls
These miniature morsels of delicious flavor are easy to make and even easier to eat. They're made using refrigerated crescent rolls!
- French Toast Muffin Cups
This combination of French toast and muffins is simply amazing. Eat one on the go or prepare this easy muffin recipe the night before. These cute muffins are also perfect!
Recipes in a Muffin Tin for Dessert
You're probably thinking that the only desserts you can make in a muffin tin are muffins and cupcakes, but we found some delicious desserts that you probably never thought of making in your muffin pan. We hope you like them.
Especially, this creative Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprises recipe will put a smile on your face! They only take two simple ingredients, so how can you resist such a scrumptious dessert?
- Peanut Butter Fudge Cups
Chocolate and peanut butter are truly a match made in heaven! These Peanut Butter Fudge Cups are the ultimate guilty pleasure treats for anyone with a sweet tooth.
- Southern Muffin Tin Dessert Bites
With just four main ingredients, these Southern Muffin Tin Dessert Bites are perfectly flaky and light. This muffin tin recipe is addictive any time of year!
- Muffin Tin Coffee Cake
These cute little pastries boast a delicious cinnamon and walnut filling, so each bite is absolutely divine. With a great breakfast recipe to grab on-the-go, you're not going to be able to stop at just one.
- Shortcut Muffin Tin Carrot Cakes
These Shortcut Muffin Tin Carrot Cakes are baked with boxed cake mix, and they're simply irresistible. Carrot cake fans will love this easy, simple muffin tin dessert recipe.
- Mini Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread
For a melt-in-your-mouth dessert, make these Mini Cinnamon Pull-Aparts! The burst of cinnamon flavor is perfect to enjoy with your morning cup of coffee.
- Overnight Chocolate Cherry French Toast
This Overnight Chocolate Cherry French Toast is one muffin tin recipe you do NOT want to miss! This decadent make-ahead breakfast is so easy, you'll have it weekly.
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