Source: Taste of Home Cookbook

Ground Beef Snack Quiches
These quiches are excellent for an appetizer or perfect as a brunch dish.
Serves: 1-1/2 dozen
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


1/4 pound ground beef
1/8 to /4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
1 cup biscuit mix
1/4 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup cold butter
2 to 3 tablespoons boiling water
1 egg
1/2 cup half-and-half
1 tablespoon chopped green onion
1 tablespoon chopped sweet red pepper
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, finely shredded

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
In a saucepan over medium heat, cook beef, garlic powder and pepper until meat is no longer pink; drain and set aside.
In a bowl, combine the biscuit mix and cornmeal; cut in butter until crumbly. Add enough water to form a soft dough. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups.
Place teaspoonfuls of beef mixture into each shell, filling them nearly to the top.
In a bowl, combine the egg, cream, onion, red pepper, salt and cayenne. Pour over beef mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
Bake for about 20 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.