Breakfast Cups!

These are the breakfast cups that Maria made for our Annual Girls Grab Bag party! Check that out here: Grab Bag Post!

I seriously fell in love with these little cups of breakfast heaven. They have bacon in them… so yeah, that’s obviously enough to love right there. I got the recipe off of Pinterest. Here is a link to the original recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/330179/bacon-egg-and-toast-cups and look at that! It’s by Martha Stewart! Love that bitch!

*NOTE: This recipe is for 6 cups! I made 4! I originally started out making 3, then my sister wanted one so I made 4 instead*

Alright lets get started!

Heres a visual on how they’re made!

You will need the following items:

  1. 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  2. 8 slices white sandwich bread (in my case, 4)
  3. 6 slices bacon (in my case, 4)
  4. 6 large eggs (in my case, 4)
  5. Coarse salt and ground pepper

Preheat oven to 375, grease the muffin cups with your butter

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Again, I began this adventure making 3, then ended up making 4 🙂

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Use the top of a big glass, at least 4 inches in diameter to cut the circles. The original recipe says to use a 4 inch cookie cutter but not everyone does (but of course I do lol) but this is how Maria did it at our party and I thought it was a good idea!

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Flatten the bread down

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Make your bacon as you regularly would. Do not cook till crisp. Cook them until they’re medium, right before they’re about to start crisping up.
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The original recipe says to cut the circle in half and then put the bread into the muffin cups, but I found no reason for that. Leave the circles of bread whole, and press it into the muffin cups. Any bread that rips, just fill in the holes with more flatten bread pieces. I think used a silicone kitchen brush to lightly brush the remaining melted butter on to the bread.

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Add your bacon to the muffin cups

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Crack an egg into each cup, over the bacon. Sprinkle salt and pepper on top, and throw them in the oven for about 25-30 minutes. The original recipe said 15-20 but at that point the eggs were still a little too runny for my taste. I did almost 30 minutes.

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How yummy do these look?!

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The bacon gets to just the right amount of crispiness after its done in the oven!

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These are really easy to make! And theyre seriously just so good! You can bite into them or you can eat them with a fork, either way is just as enjoyable 🙂

xoxoxox

-Dani

Annual Girls Grab Bag :)

Every year the girls and I do a Christmas Grab Bag! We do a $40 dirty Santa Grab Bag and we ALSO do a $10 dirty Santa Gag Gift! The gag gift is always the most fun. The gifts for that are hilarious! Some are so bad and naughty I feel weird listing them on my blog -lol- just this alone would put all 8 of us on Santas Bad List!!!!

We decided to make this years grab bag festivity into a brunch on Sunday! December is so crazy and it was hard to find a day all of us could definitely get together therefore this worked out perfectly and really who doesnt love everything that comes with doing a brunch!?

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MIMOSA’S! YUM

4 of us brought OJ, the other 4 brought the champagne! My sister made a Peach Orange Juice which was extra amazing. She just halved a bottle of OJ and filled it back up with Peach Nector.

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^Do you see those cups?!^

You have no idea how wonderful these truly were. My friend Maria made them. I searched Pinterest and found the recipe:

http://www.marthastewart.com/330179/bacon-egg-and-toast-cups

Looks like its from Martha Stewart which I dont doubt for a second! At first I thought the egg was gonna be all runny and I’m not into that, but when I bit into it and it was more of a hard boiled egg/eggs-that-are-in-a-Mcdonalds-Breakfast-Sandwich kind of consistency… I was in love!!! And bacon…. don’t even get me started!

So simple too! Line greased muffin tins with smashed down bread… lay a half cooked piece of bacon in there, crack an egg over the bacon, pop into oven for 20-25 minutes. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

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Becca made this delicious French Toast with a rich buttery maple syrup sauce on the bottom!

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Anne made pancakes. I thought this was the extent of them until…

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She added a raspberry to each one! Then it really was game on for these babies!!

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My sister made some bacon, green onion, ranch, and cheese crescent roll ups!

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And I made s’mores dip, you can find that on my blog post with the recipe here: http://glitterbatterandothermatters.com/2013/12/10/smores-dip/

Some things I didnt get a picture of: Heathers hash brown casserole and Sam’s fruit dip!

But all in all I think it’s safe to say that we as a whole… DO NOT mess around when it comes to get togethers and food. We always out do ourselves 😉

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The kiddos opened their gifts first!

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Ella snapping pictures of Cameron!

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Ummmmm lets talk about these Michael Kors flats! So cute, I’d wear them!!

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socks

Becca got all of us Christmas socks… which were a huge hit because even at 24 and 25 years old we all enjoy the idea of having matching things and all wearing the same stuff -lol-

I didn’t get pictures of our grab bag but items included:

All kinds of jewerly, scarves, socks, candles, hair stuff, nighties, scrapbook supplies (who do you think gifted that?! Me of course haha always encouraging the creativity! I just thought it was so neat… Michaels sold these packages for scrapbooking that included a 12×12 scrapbook, stickers, paper etc!). So much good stuff! Now the gag gifts… I will leave those to your imagination!!

Merry Christmas!!!!

xoxo

-Dani-