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Ham & Egg Cups

Ham & Egg Cups

By Traeger Kitchen

Serve this rich & smoky egg appetizer at your wood-fired brunch or as the pre-game snack for your main BBQ attraction.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

22 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
12 Pieces thinly-sliced ham
Cooking spray, for greasing
12 eggs
1/4 Cup heavy whipping cream
To Taste salt
To Taste pepper
1 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
Fresh chopped chives, or cilantro, for garnish


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    Spray the wells of a muffin tin with cooking spray. Cut the ham to a size just larger than each muffin well.

  • 3

    Place the ham slices directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook for 5-10 minutes per side, or until nice grill marks appear.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 4

    In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and heavy whipping cream. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  • 5

    Remove the ham from the grill. Place a slice of ham in each muffin well to form a little cup for the egg mixture. Fill the cups with the egg-cream mixture.

  • 6

    Place the muffin tin directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and bake until the eggs are cooked to desired doneness, 12-15 minutes. Top the egg cups with cheese during the last few minutes of cooking and allow it to melt.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 7

    Remove the muffin tin from the grill. Carefully remove the ham and egg cups and garnish with fresh chopped chives, or cilantro as desired. Enjoy!

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