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Creative Dinner Ideas: 14 Savory Muffin Meals

Muffins tins are typically reserved for sweet treats like blueberry muffins or vanilla cupcakes. But there happens to be a wide array of savory recipes that are just as at-home in a muffin tin! Muffin tin recipes are great for party finger foods, picnics, or just a fun family dinner. From easy egg cups to lasagna to pizza poppers, we’ve got all the best savory muffin meals!

  • Dinner Inspiration! 15 Savory Muffin Tin Recipes 1 of 16
    Creative Dinner Ideas: 14 Savory Muffin Meals

    Freshen up your dinnertime routine with one of these fun and creative savory muffin tin meal ideas!

  • Mac and Cheese Cupcakes 2 of 16
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    In my book, the best thing about mac and cheese cupcakes is that they maximize the crispy, cheesy edges. And their quick cook time means you can get dinner on the table even faster!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooke McLay 

  • Mini Deep Dish Pizzas 3 of 16
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    Looking for a hearty muffin tin meal? Try these irresistible mini deep dish pizzas. Individual portions mean that you can easily customize your little pies however you like!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Bacon and Egg Cups with Leek and Gruyere 4 of 16
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    Leek and Gruyere add a bit of sophistication, and wonderful flavor, to these fantastic bacon and egg cups.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Easy Lasagna Cups 5 of 16
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    Little lasagna cups are a playful twist on everyone's favorite casserole.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Paula Jones 

  • Brown Rice, Corn, Spinach, and Tomato Frittata 6 of 16
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    It's quite possible that leftover brown rice never tasted so good as in these savory frittata cups.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Julie van Rosendaal 

  • Potato Cup Frittatas 7 of 16
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    These grown-up potato cup frittatas are exactly what you need for that brunch party you've been planning. Wait, you haven't been planning one? Ok, well they'll also be totally delicious for just about any occasion that involves hunger, and/or eating.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Sarah O'Donnell 

  • Baked Egg and Cheese Croissant Cups 8 of 16
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    Leftover croissant dough turns into an amazing treat with these surprisingly simple baked egg and cheese croissant cups.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Shaina Olmanson 

  • One-Bite Pizza Puffs 9 of 16
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    If commercials are to be believed, serving these homemade pizza puffs to teenagers will ensure their eternal love. If that doesn't work out, you can take comfort in the fact that they taste really, really good.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooke McLay 

  • Texas Baked Biscuits 10 of 16
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    No matter who's at your table, these melty, egg-y, totally delicious Texas baked biscuits are sure to impress!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooke McLay 

  • Baked Corn Dog Muffins 11 of 16
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    Corn dogs are complicated. Sure, they're on a stick, but they're also kind of hard to eat one you factor mustard and ketchup into the equation. These simple-to-make corn dog muffins are a perfectly easy recipe for home cooks (and they're a breeze to dip in your favorite condiment).
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Macki West 

  • Bite-Sized Pizza Mini-Muffins 12 of 16
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    These little pizza bites are the perfect kids' party food —— best of all, one bite means no mess!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kelsey Banfield 

  • Sloppy Joe Muffin Cups 13 of 16
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    The wonderful thing about sloppy Joe muffin cups is that while they're just as delicious, they're slightly less sloppy. Win, win.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Macki West 

  • Little Meat Pies 14 of 16
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    Little meat pies? All for me? Yes, please!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Babble 

  • Baked Omelet Cups 15 of 16
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    These deliciously simple omelet cups make for a great savory treat for breakfast or dinner!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Paula Jones 

  • Pancake Bacon and Egg Cups 16 of 16
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    When it come to breakfast, why choose between pancakes, bacon, or eggs when you can have all three? And why limit such incredible tastiness to breakfast? These delightful cups are perfect for dinner too!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Paula Jones 

 

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