Chicken Cordon Bleu Muffins
This is another staple in my house. I got the idea from a recipe that originally was deep fried appetizers without the cheese or bacon.
2 pounds ground chicken
2 cups finely cubed ham
1 package real bacon or recipe pieces
1 cup panko bread crumbs
About 4-6 oz Swiss cheese, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
Pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a couple muffin tins with cooking spray. Combine all the ingredients minus the cheese in a large bowl and mix well. I usually use my hands to get it thoroughly mixed.
Grab a small handful of meat mixture, and form into a patty. Place a piece of cheese in the center, then wrap meat around cheese.
Pat ball into greased muffin tin. I usually end up with 14-16, depending on how big I make them
Place tins in preheated oven. Bake for approx 30 minutes, then turn the broiler on for about 2 minutes at the end to brown tops. I usually push the cheese on some of them that melts out of the tin back onto the muffins while they are hot. I run a spoon around the side to scoop them out just to make sure they aren’t sticking. Enjoy!!!