Cheddar Onion Hash Brown Cups

Cheddar Onion Hash Brown Cups Recipe

Cheddar Onion Hash Brown Cups are fantastic for  an on the go breakfast, or easy to handle brunch dish.  They make great appetizers or snacks too.  Cheddar and onion are a great easy base recipe, and you can always toss in a little chopped ham, crumbled bacon or other delightful tidbits in to satisfy your particular taste (and of course use up what you have on-hand).

Making hash brown cups is easy… the only hard part is the wait to crisp them up.

Cheddar Onion Hash Brown Cups

These cheddar onion hash brown cups, actually feature green onion, which ads great flavor and texture.  You could of course use small diced onion if you wish, but scallion or chive might make for a better recipe substitute if your market doesn’t carry green onion.

Cheddar Onion Hash Brown Cups
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Cheddar Onion Hash Brown Cups
  • 4 Cups Shredded Hash Browns, thawed
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter, melted
  • 1 teas. Salt
  • 1 teas. Pepper
  • 8 Eggs
  • 1 ½ Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • ½ Cup Green Onion, Chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚.
  2. In a large bowl combine the Hash browns, Butter, Salt and Pepper.
  3. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray. Fill the cups about ¾ of the way full with the Hash browns.
  4. Press with your fingers to mold the Hash browns to the cups all the way to the top. Don’t worry if they stick out a little. Try to make the sides the same thickness all the way around for even cooking. Make sure there are Hash browns on the bottom of the cup.
  5. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until they are starting to brown. Let cool slightly.
  6. Reduce oven to 350˚.
  7. Take half of the Shredded Cheese and sprinkle in the bottom of the cups. Repeat with half of the Green Onion.
  8. Whisk the eggs together and fill the cups until almost full.
  9. Top with the second half of Cheese and Onion.
  10. Bake until eggs are set, 20-25 minutes.



  1. says

    The little crispies around the edge make me happy. I’d love to give those a try.

  2. Rebecca Swenor says

    This is such a great idea. They look so yummy too. Thanks for sharing. I am going to have to make these.

  3. says

    I just showed this recipe to my hubby and he’s planning on making them for breakfast tomorrow. Happy pregnant mama, for sure! Great share!!

  4. says

    Yum- these look perfect for a busy weekday morning. I always prefer a hot breakfast to a cold one, so I’ll have to give these a try. Thanks, I’ll be pinning!

  5. says

    Another great breakfast or dinner way to serve our favorite, potatoes & cheese! A nice swtich from a casserole or baked. from The Scoop today. Happy 4th!

  6. says

    Your Cheddar Onion Hash Brown Cups look delicious, wish I had one right now! Hope you have had a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  7. morrisonmama says

    These do look awesome, think I’ll take them as the side to a potluck this summer. Do you think putting a strip of bacon around the inside of the muffin tin and then filling with the mixture would cook enough/stay together? I think it might look neat. I love me some bacon!

    • Robin Gagnon says

      I’m not really sure, but it sounds good.

  8. Jacquie says

    Made this today, very yummy next time I won’t spray the muffin tin, I don’t think you need to if you are using a non-stick pan and I’ll add bacon…..keeper

  9. Chris says

    Do you think that these can be made ahead of time and froze??

    • Robin Gagnon says

      I haven’t tried it, but I don’t see why not.

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