As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program, I have the opportunity to pitch ideas to different food manufacturers for the opportunity to create blog posts featuring their products. When Hormel asked for ideas for a “party” using their products, I originally pitched them the idea of a “Brinner” (breakfast for dinner) party. I was sent coupons for products and later offered a monetary stipend for party planning (which I have asked them not to send as I was not able to create a full-fledged party within the time constraints). However, even taking the above into account, I was able to come up with two recipes which were INCREDIBLY tasty and showcased both Hormel bacon pieces and Hormel Natural Choice Ham lunch meat.
Both recipes were based around store-bought refrigerated biscuit dough (the kind in the cardboard tubes that you whack on the counter).
Egg filling for both quiches and muffins:
For the “muffins,” tear each piece of biscuit dough in half and roll into a ball; put one in each cup of a 24-cup mini-muffin pan. Make a thumbprint in each dough ball and fill with a spoonful of the egg mixture.
For the quiches, use 8 silicone muffin tins, flatten a biscuit and shape it into the tin to make a “crust” and fill with the egg mixture.
Bake as according to the package directions for the biscuits.
These were a total hit! My girls ate them all and begged for the recipe!