Bacon Egg McMuffin

photo of a plate of Bacon Egg McMuffin

Continuing on my breakfast cup recipes, I recently tackled Bacon Egg McMuffin cups.  English muffin + bacon + egg = Yum.

The English muffin develops a nice crispy exterior similar to if you had toasted it. The bacon doesn’t quite wrap around the entire muffin, but it does seem to fit right inside the muffin cup. Inside the crispy bacon wrap is the egg.
close-up photo of a Bacon Egg McMuffin
I used the oversized Texas muffin molds for these in order to fit the entire English muffin halves. Of course, if you don’t have oversized muffin molds you can circles out of the English muffins to have them fit a regular muffin pan.

These were a cinch to put together. It is even easier than the Sausage McMuffin cups I previously made because for those I had to cut out part of the sausage to fit the egg in.
photo of Bacon Egg McMuffins

Here is the rest of my breakfast cup series:

Or, try my Breakfast Muffins with Eggs Inside!

Bacon Egg McMuffin Cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

These breakfast cups are easy to make and make a great grab-and-go breakfast.

Ingredients:

  • 3 English muffins
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 slices precooked bacon I use the packs sold at Costco

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease an oversized muffin pan. If you only have a regular sized pan, you will need to cut the English muffins to fit the pan. But they should fit in an oversized pan. Place half of an English muffin into each mold, squishing it down to the bottom.

  2. Wrap the bacon around. It should line the inside of the English muffin. Then crack an egg inside the bacon.

  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes until egg white is completely cooked. Serve while warm.

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Egg McMuffin Cups
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin cup)
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 178mg 59%
Sodium 340mg 14%
Potassium 141mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 4.8%
Calcium 3.9%
Iron 6.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have. All images and content are © Kirbie's Cravings.

7 comments on “Bacon Egg McMuffin”

  1. Breakfast food is my favorite, and this would make one amazing breakfast!

  2. It’ll sure be a lovely day if breakfasts are as grand as these muffin treats. I would love to wake up to a unique bacon recipe. I am sure my husband will love this too. Thanks for making breakfast extra special. Great post!

  3. We made these for our Christmas breakfast and they were a big hit. The second batch we decided to put cheese on top….they were even better!!! can’t wait to try out a different one I’m getting hungry just thinking about it 🙂

  4. HEY! Do you think these would still be great after being frozen? I was actually wondering whether texas-sized muffin pans would cook eggs into a good mc-muffin size, but came across this which might be even better!!

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