Hash Brown, Bacon, and Cheese Breakfast Muffins

If simple and easy to make breakfasts, that fill your kids’ bellies are needed in your house like mine. Then these delicious breakfast cups made with hash browns, eggs, and bacon are the perfect grab-and-go breakfast. So here you go our quick and simple recipe for some delicious Hash Brown Breakfast Cups with Egg and Bacon.

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Breakfast Hash Brown Cups

Grab-and-go breakfasts are the main staple of our week day mornings here in the Hey Mom! house and these easy breakfast hash brown and egg muffins are so quick to make. A pan can be made while I get the kids up and ready for the day ahead.

a pile of hash brown and bacon muffins on a plate ready for the kids to grab on the way to the bus

With hash browns, eggs and bacon these bake in a muffin pan cups are easy! We use frozen shredded hash browns and shredded cheese which means that we can just through it all in the muffin tins and leave it to do it’s work.

hand holding a hash brown breakfast muffin with a bite taken out of it, behind you can see a plate with more muffins and glass of milk

These hash brown muffins take just 10 minutes to throw together and then I cook them whilst I shower ready to hand out as the kids make their way downstairs. It surprises me how quickly they disappear and if I’m left with a few after they have left I am surprised.

Breakfast Cups with Hash Brown Bacon and Eggs

These hash brown muffins are a mix of bacon and cheese as well as hash browns. Mixed with eggs they then hold their shape and make the perfect breakfast for school mornings.

a single savoury muffin in a hand showing the delicious bacon on the top ready to bite into

Tips to Make your School Breakfast Muffins Easier

1. Cook Your Bacon Ahead of Time

That’s right, get ahead of yourself and make some cooked bacon ahead of time that you can then add already broken up to your shredded hash brown potatoes in the muffin cup.

ingredients for making the school morning breakfast muffins, shredded hash browns, bacon and cheese

It makes it really easy to prepare these without having to cook the bacon first thing on a morning and as we use frozen hash browns it doesn’t matter that it is cold.

eggs and milk ready mixed to pour over the dry ingredients in the muffin cup

Grease Muffin Tins

Whether you choose to use some cooking spray (I don’t!), oil or butter to make these easy to release when they are removed from the oven you really must do this. Yes, even if you have a non-stick pan.

Ingredients for Making Hash Brown Breakfast Muffins

The ingredients are really easy you’re just going to need

  • shredded hash browns
  • shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • bacon – choose either smoked or unsmoked depending on how you like it.
  • eggs
  • milk
  • salt and pepper to season
hash brown breakfast muffins ready to go in the oven to be baked for 30 minutes
hash brown cups baked still in their muffin tin you can see the bacon bits on the top of them

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How to Make your Hash Brown, Egg and Bacon Breakfast Cups

breakfast muffins on a plate with a jug of cold milk behind on a table with a tea towel

So Hey Mom! How do you make this delicious school morning breakfast with hash browns, eggs and bacon? Well I'm glad that you asked just scroll down and the full recipe for these egg hash brown muffins for breakfast can be found below.

Yield: 12 Muffins

Hash Brown, Bacon and Cheese Breakfast Cups

a plate of easy breakfast hashbrown muffins ready for the kids to grab on their way to school and the bus

Easy and delicious back to school breakfast muffins with hash browns, bacon and cheese that will keep the kids full up till lunch.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 2 cups frozen shredded hash browns
  • 1 cup cheese - we've used shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • 6 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and grease a muffin pan with some butter or oil.
  2. In a large bowl, add the hash browns, shredded cheese, and chopped bacon. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  3. Fill each muffin cup with the hash brown mixture.
  4. Add eggs milk season with salt and pepper to a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  5. Add around ¼ cup of egg mixture to each muffin cup, pouring the mixture over the top of the hash
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, until the muffins are set. Allow to cool for a few minutes in the pan, then serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 218Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 453mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 9g

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More Easy Breakfast Ideas For School Mornings

Looking for more ideas for school mornings breakfasts then check out these other ideas that you can either make ahead or take a few minutes to do on a morning.

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