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With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to do something cute, festive, and savory so I have for you Hash Brown Egg Cups! I see a ton of sweets for Easter on Pinterest, but not a whole lot of savory. Buttery and crispy hash browns with light and fluffy scrambled eggs inside. Aren’t they cute?
Hash Brown Egg Cups | For Easter!
Hash Brown Egg Cups are easy to throw together, tasty and super adaptable! Perfect for a savory breakfast on Easter morning.
These are so versatile! You can add almost anything you want to these- bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, cheese, veggies! It’s all yummy! You can also use frozen hash browns if you don’t have potatoes on hand. Both work great. If using baked potatoes, grating them while cold will make less of a mushy mess.
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Main Ingredients Needed
Eggs and Potatoes are essential to this recipe, along with a few others that bring these Hash Brown Egg Cups to life! Here’s what’ll you’ll need:
- Butter + Onion – grease your muffin tin with butter and onions. This adds flavor and the perfect setting for potatoes to brown and crisp up.
- Baked Potatoes – bake fresh potatoes or use leftovers, either way, this ingredient is used as our hash brown base. Alternatively, you could use frozen hash browns here.
- Egg, Salt, + Pepper – this is to help flavor our hash browns and also help hold them together while baking.
- Scrambled Eggs – fill your hash brown cups with scrambled eggs but please feel free to fill these with whatever you want. Bacon, eggs, sausage, veggies, etc. It’s all yummy.
How to Make Hash Brown Egg Cups | Directions
For full details on how to make Hash Brown Egg Cups, see the recipe card down below 🙂
Step 1: Preheat Oven + Melt Butter
Preheat oven. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Saute onion until lightly browned and tender. Set aside
Step 2: Grate Potatoes
Now, we’re going to fish around the fridge and find some baked potatoes from the night before. Now, grate those suckers up! (Grating these potatoes cold is the key to less of a mess).
Step 3: Grease Muffin Tins
With some of that extra butter from sauteing the onions, we’re going to grease up our jumbo muffin tins. Don’t be stingy. You want these little cups to be crunchy and buttery! Mmm…
Step 4: Fill Tins + Bake
The rest of the butter and onions will go into a bowl with the potatoes, an egg and salt, and pepper. Don’t be stingy on the salt. Salt + Butter + Potatoes = best hashbrowns ever.
Mix the potatoes up and press them into those muffin tins. Bake these until the edges are all dark and golden.
Step 5: Fill Baked Hash Brown Cups
After 2 minutes of cooling, they could come right out! Fill them with scrambled eggs, bacon, veggies, cheese, or anything your little heart desires! Voila, delicious and custom Hash Brown Egg Cups!
Storing Hash Brown Egg Cups
Leftovers should be covered and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
To reheat, simply place on a plate and pop into the microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until heated through.
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Printable recipe card is below and don’t forget to pin it! Happy Easter, Friends! 🙂
Hash Brown Egg Cups
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/3 cup onion diced
- 2 leftover baked potatoes
- 1 egg
- salt & pepper to taste
- scrambled eggs
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Saute onion until lightly browned and tender, 5 minutes. Set aside. Grease 6 jumbo muffin tins with extra butter found in the skillet next to the onions.
- Grate baked potatoes into a large bowl.
- Stir in onions, remaining butter, egg, salt, and pepper.
- Divide evenly between muffin tins and press evenly across the bottom and up the sides.
- Bake 15 minutes or until edges are dark brown and crispy. Cool 2 minutes and remove from pans. Fill with scrambled eggs and serve warm.