Bacon-Cheese Puff Pie Recipe
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Bacon-Cheese Puff Pie Recipe

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This recipe comes from my grandma, and it's one of my family's favorites—we love the combination of bacon, tomatoes and cheese. It's great for brunch at any time of year.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 large tomato, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Paprika

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 518 calories, 35g fat (17g saturated fat), 176mg cholesterol, 901mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.


  1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 5 minutes longer. Cool completely.
  2. Sprinkle bacon over the crust. Top with tomato and cheese. In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks, sour cream, flour and salt until smooth. In another large bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into sour cream mixture; spread over cheese. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Bacon-Cheese Puff Pie in Country February/March 1998, p49

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Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 21139
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2013

"Yum-o! We loved this. Only baked for 37 minutes"

laurie_read User ID: 2878433 45081
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2008

"this is so yummy and very easy to make. i added mushrooms, onions, and green peppers with the bacon and tomato and it was great! 35 minutes worked for me, too."

ange_b User ID: 1136347 21765
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2008

"I served this to brunch guests (including kids) & they all loved it. I baked it for 35 min. and it came out great."

gadgets User ID: 454908 47673
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2008

"my husband like this recipe I baked it for the 45 min. and I think it would have been better at30 min."

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