Mini Quiche Appetizers 5 Ways

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Mini quiche appetizers are ideal party snacks for the holiday season! Save money by making them from scratch. Learn how to easily assemble delicious mini quiche 5 different ways with one simple recipe!

Quiche Recipe

BASIC Ingredients for Quiche

To make quiche from scratch, you’ll need these basic recipe ingredients.

  • Large eggs
  • Heavy cream or half-and-half
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Ground black pepper
  • Homemade quiche crust or refrigerated pie crust
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Shredded mozzarella or jack cheese
  • Fresh spinach
  • Olive oil – for sautéing
  • Yellow onion
  • Cloves of garlic

How to Make Mini Quiche

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, ricotta cheese and ground black pepper. Mix in the shredded cheese.

Creamy custard for Mini Quiche

Quiche Recipe – 5 WAYS

Here’s how to make mini quiche 5 different ways with flavorful recipe add-ins. Each type of snack is savory and delicious! When hosting gatherings, be sure to include a non-meat option like a savory cheese quiche.

  • CHEESE QUICHE: Make savory tarts with half custard and two types of cheese.
  • SPINACH AND BACON QUICHE: Add olive oil to pan. Saute onion and garlic until fragrant. Add spinach and saute until wilted. Fill dough with equal parts custard, cheese, bacon and spinach.
  • CHEESE QUICHE: Make savory tarts with half custard and two types of cheese.
  • SPINACH AND BACON QUICHE: Add olive oil to pan. Saute onion and garlic until fragrant. Add spinach and saute until wilted. Fill dough with equal parts custard, cheese, bacon and spinach.
Filling for Mini Quiche

how to assemble mini quiche

  1. Spray mini tart pan with cooking spray.
  2. Cut out pieces of dough with a 3-inch, flower-shaped cookie cutter.
  3. Place dough over wells of tart pan.
  4. Use a tart tamper to press down crusts.
  5. Spoon filling into each mini quiche crust.
Quiche

HOW TO BAKE MINI QUICHE

RECIPE PREP: Adjust oven rack to center position. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  1. Tent quiche pan with foil.
  2. Bake mini quiche for 15-18 minutes.
  3. When crusts are lightly golden and filling no longer jiggles they’re done!
Easy Appetizers

How to Keep Party Snacks Fresh

After prepping recipes in advance, here’s how expert cooks keep their party snacks fresh until it’s time to reheat and serve.

  1. After baking, cool party snacks completely.
  2. Place the snacks on a baking tray leaving space between the pieces.
  3. Freeze for 30 minutes or until stiff.
  4. Arrange frozen appetizers in an even layer inside a vacuum seal bag.
  5. Use a FoodSaver to vacuum seal the bag closed.
  6. Label the bag with item and date.
  7. Put vacuum-sealed appetizers in the freezer!
Homemade Quiche

KITCHEN TIP: For delicate foods like mini quiche appetizers with fluted tops, manually stop the vacuuming process before items are crushed.

Mini Quiche Appetizers

 

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Mini Quiche Appetizers

Easy Mini Quiche Appetizers


  • Author: Denay | Confetti and Bliss
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 dozen mini quiche 1x

Description

Make 5 different mini quiche appetizers from one easy recipe! These delicious savory horderves are the perfect party snacks.


Ingredients

Scale

CUSTARD FOR QUICHE*

Custard is for all quiche varieties.

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

QUICHE CRUST

  • 2 15-ounce packs refrigerated pie crusts (two 9″ crusts/pack)*

SPINACH AND BACON QUICHE

  • Olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, pressed
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 3 1/2 cups tightly-packed fresh spinach, stems removed
  • 7 slices bacon, fried until crisp, excess fat removed and diced
  • 3/4 cup mild cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cups jack cheese or mozzarella, shredded

SPINACH QUICHE

  • 1 + 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2  tablespoons onion, minced
  • 3 + 1/2 cups tightly-packed fresh spinach, stems removed
  • Pinch of salt
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Mozzarella or jack cheese, shredded

CHEESE QUICHE

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded jack cheese or mozzarella cheese

BELL PEPPER AND MUSHROOM QUICHE

  • Small amount of olive oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 12 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 cup bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, diced
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cups shredded jack or mozzarella cheese

HAM AND JALAPENO QUICHE

  • A bit of olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 tablespoons onion, minced
  • 1 cup cubed ham
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno, cored, seeded and minced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded jack and cheddar cheese

Instructions

PREPARE DESIRED FILLING

  • SPINACH QUICHE / SPINACH BACON QUICHE: Saute onions and garlic until fragrant. Add spinach; saute until wilted.
  • BELL PEPPER MUSHROOM QUICHE: Saute onions, bell pepper and garlic. Remove pan from heat. Add mushrooms to pan; stir briefly.
  • HAM JALAPENO QUICHE: Saute onions, garlic, ham and jalapeno until fragrant.

DIRECTIONS FOR QUICHE

  1. Spray two mini quiche pans with cooking spray.
  2. Use a 3-inch cookie cutter to cut out mini quiche crusts from pie dough. Put pieces over wells of quiche pan. Use a tart tamper to press dough into place.
  3. Adjust oven rack to the center. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk ingredients for the custard.
  5. Fill crusts with one tablespoon of filling: equal parts cheese, custard and desired add-ins. Tent pan with foil.
  6. Bake 15 minutes, or until crusts are lightly golden and filling no longer wiggles. Remove foil. Bake an additional 1-2 minutes.
  7. Allow mini quiche to cool in pan for 5-8 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack for further cooling.

Notes

*Custard makes 4 dozen mini quiche. For multiple varieties of quiche make more custard.

**One 15-ounce pack of refrigerated crusts yields 26 mini quiche. For a variety of quiche, purchase additional packs.

Make a double batch of party snacks and vacuum seal for later!

Nutrition information is for Cheese variety

  • Category: Breakfast, Brunch, Weekend
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: easy brunch, mini quiche, kid-friendly, freezer friendly

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Mini Quiche Party Snacks

NOTE: The original date of posting was October 8, 2018. It was a sponsored post for the FoodSaver® FM3941.

EASY MINI QUICHE APPETIZERS > JOIN THE CONVERSATION

What are your favorite party snacks? Do you love eating mini quiche? Which quiche recipe would you like to make? Share your thoughts on appetizers in the comments below. REMEMBER TO RATE THIS RECIPE!

53 thoughts on “Mini Quiche Appetizers 5 Ways”

  1. These are absolutely adorable and so perfect for the upcoming months!!! #HOLIDAYS!!!!!! I am so so so excited :)

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  2. OMYum! These look so cute and delicious! So perfect for family gatherings or fall get togethers. I am definitely making these soon! I need a FoodSaver machine to prep for the holidays!

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  3. I LOVE mini appetizers. My favorite quiche suggestion from the list is the Spinach and Bacon. My parents have a FoodSaver, but they haven’t used it yet.

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  4. Those are the cutest appetizers I’ve ever seen!! They would be perfect any time of year but especially during the holidays. Now, I’ve been wanting a food saver system for the longest time. We try to take advantage of food sales and having the food saver would be great.

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  5. I love quiches. They are perfect for appetizers and parties. But very often I make them as dinner for the movie or game night. My family goes crazy over these!

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  6. Wow, these mini quiche appetizers are so cute. Scrumptious! I am going to try this out. Thank you for sharing this great recipe. YUM!

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  7. QUiches are my weakness! These are so adorable and are a lot easier to make than I thought! I’ve eaten them many times, but never tried making them myself! I’ll have to try this and the FoodSaver machine.

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  8. These are adorable and perfect for the upcoming holidays! I love that I can make them ahead of time and freeze them with my food saver! Thanks!

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  9. These are so cute! We make a regular quiche, and I never thought to make little ones, but the kids would enjoy the little size. Plus there is more of a ratio of crust to pie. I’ll have to make these for dinner soon.

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  10. I love appetizer season! That FoodSaver storage method sure would make it easy to prep ahead of time and then just thaw, heat and serve!

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  11. I love this idea for a mini quiche! This way you can eat a couple, and not feel guilty. And I also love the presentation, with the petal look of the dough. Very nicely done!

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  12. We love quiche and your mini version with pie crust base look just perfect. I love the pretty flower cookie cutter you used – makes them look so dainty and elegant. Perfect party food.

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  13. These are fantastic! I love that they’re so easy to customize – makes them great for a party…something for everybody!

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  14. These are the cutest little quiches I’ve seen. They’re perfect for appetizers all throughout the holiday season.

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