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“Very yummy! I found these in a local newspaper. You can grate some fresh onion and garlic and use that instead of the powders. I also have used sharp cheddar cheese or whatever cheese I have on hand. Use less cheese and sour cream if desired, however much works for you.”
12 nests

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Spray 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Grate potatoes and blot with paper towel to remove excess moisture; don’t rinse.
  4. Mix together potatoes, egg whites, Parmesan and seasonings.
  5. Scoop 1/4-cup of potato mixture into each muffin cup and press firmly onto bottom and up sides. Spray each nest with cooking spray.
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven and run an offset spatula or knife carefully around edges to loosen. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before removing.
  8. To assemble, sprinkle each nest with shredded Colby-Jack cheese, pipe in sour cream, sprinkle with bacon and garnish with chopped chives.
  9. Serve warm.
  10. Note: As a time saver, frozen hash browns, thawed, may be used.

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