Mini Onion Quiche Recipe

This delicious recipe is from one of my very first clients, who asked me to style a ladies brunch.  In terms of my design style, a lot has changed since then (for the better, thank goodness), but this mini quiche recipe is still just as good.  Hope you’ll try it and enjoy it as much as we do!

Mini Onion Quiche

  • 3/4 cup crushed ritz crackers
  • 4 Tbsp(1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion(or a combo of sweet and green)
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup grated swiss cheese(or asiago)

Preheat oven to 300. Combine cracker crumbs and melted butter. Divide crumbs among 24 mini muffin tins (or ramekins, as shown) that have been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Saute onion in 2 Tbsp of butter, for about 10 minutes. Cool, then divide equally among muffin tins over cracker crumbs. Beat eggs; add milk, salt, pepper, and cheese. Pour by spoonfulls over onions. Do not fill to the top as they will spill over. Bake until set; about 15-20 minutes. Do not over bake.

Note: If you are baking in ramekins as shown in the picture, increase baking time by about 5-7 minutes.

Tip: Mixture may be stored in refrigerator over night before baking.

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and has contributed to, SheKnows, and countless other websites. Most recently she was featured in Celebrate magazine, and her work has been published in Woman's World, Ocala Style, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.



  2. The Sweet Life Studio says:

    I love a good quiche – these are so cute!

  3. Am I missing something? The photo shows the "onion quiche" in little ramekins, but the recipe says mini-muffin tins. ??

  4. This sounds scrumdidyupmtious.

  5. Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking says:

    Oh my goodness these sound so delicious! I really like quiche but have never tried an onion one. Thanks for sharing!

  6. oh my, i am drooling! thanks so much for posting the recipe, i can't wait to try it out!

    and btw, i really love your blog! today i did a refashion that i think you'd like, a lace-cut out t-shirt that is no-sew! and easy to do with very little time.
    come and visit me at:

    thanks! sharde

  7. Something Old, Something New says:

    This looks great! Can't wait to try these out.

  8. Hi there! Love your site, recently discovered you via Tomkat Studio. Wondering what type of muffin cups/tins you’d suggest if I’m not using ramekins. Thanks a bunch and have a great day!

    • Hi Debbie, thank you! I haven’t tried making these in muffin cups but you should be able to if you spray it well will non-stick spray. Alternatively, you could line them with cupcake liners for easy release AND a cute individual presentation.

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