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15 Delicious Meals You Can Make In A Muffin Tin

There’s way more uses for your muffin tin than you originally thought, and if, like me, you’ve only been using it to make muffins this entire time, you’ve been missing out.

In fact, you can make breakfast, lunch and dinner only using a muffin in if you’d like. Everything from mini-pancakes to mini-pizzas can be made in your handy-dandy tin.

There’s really no reason not to use your muffin tin to make just delicious meals because it makes cooking and clean-up super easy, not to mention, everything’s cuter in mini-version. Check out these 15 meals that you never knew could be made in a muffin tin.

1. Pancakes

Make these, and you’ll have the cutest breakfast ever. Get the recipe.

Family Fresh Meals

2. Pies

Single-serving pies? Sounds like the best idea to me.


3. Omelettes

Combine eggs, ham, spinach, or whatever you want and pop your tin in the oven for a healthy and simple meal option. Get the recipe.

Just A Pinch

4. Granola Rounds

Why not make homemade granola that’s portable, you know?

Love U Madly

5. Taco Bowls

This a great way to keep from dropping anything out of your taco shell. I can’t believe I didn’t think of this before. Get the recipe.

Kevin & Amanda

6. Brownies

Stuff your brownies with peanut butter or caramel for a ooey, gooey treat.

Peanut Butter Cup Brownies made by Baked Perfection
Baked Perfection

7. Lasagna

Lasagna that won’t leave you with a week of leftovers. Perfect!

Erin McDowell

8. Corn Dogs

These would make great appetizers. Get the recipe.

Iowa Girl Eats

9. Oatmeal

These can be frozen overnight and reheated for a quick and delicious breakfast. Get the recipe.


10. Deep Dish Mini-Pizzas

These are almost too cute to eat. Hey, I said almost. Get the recipe.

Martha Stewart

11. Rice Krispies

These is a great dessert idea for feeding lots of people. Get the recipe.

Dessert For Two

12. Spaghetti

This tiny portion makes eating spaghetti much easier than slurping noodles off of a plate.

Where Your Treasure Is

13. Meatballs

Meatballs, without the mess. Just genius.

Pink When

14. Soup

Freeze and reheat for those days when you could go for a cup of soup. Get the recipe.

Supergolden Bakes

15. Mini-Chicken Pot Pies

These look so good, I could probably eat the entire tin. Just because they’re mini doesn’t mean you have to share…right? Get the recipe.

My Name Is Yeh

Forget everything else in your kitchen. From here on in, all you’ll need is that muffin tin!

[h/t: Pure Wow]