Easy Bacon and Cheese Quiche


This is an easy, delicious quiche that takes no time to prepare using a frozen deep-dish pie crust, bacon bits, cream, and two types of cheese. I have made this for numerous brunches and everyone raves about it!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
close up view of a slice of Bacon and Cheese Quiche on a plate

It doesn't get much better than this easy, cheesy bacon quiche. Whether you're looking for a satisfying breakfast or a fun idea for breakfast-for-dinner, this bacon quiche recipe will satisfy everyone at your table.

Quiche Ingredients

Here's what you'll need to make this incredibly easy bacon quiche:

Pie Crust
This convenient bacon quiche recipe is baked in a deep dish, unthawed frozen pie crust. Of course, you can make and freeze your own pastry pie crust.

A can of bacon bits makes this quiche super easy. You can use homemade bacon if you'd like.

Though this bacon quiche recipe just calls for a half cup of diced onion, you can incorporate any veggies you like — mushrooms, bell peppers, and asparagus would all work beautifully.

Use two types of cheese (shredded Swiss and grated Parmesan) to add irresistible flavor and create a creamy texture.

You'll need four whole, lightly beaten, eggs to make this easy bacon quiche.

A cup of half-and-half results in a rich, melt-in-your-mouth quiche.

How to Make Quiche

Easy Bacon and Cheese Quiche
Char Roberts

You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's what you can expect when you make this top-rated bacon quiche:

Place the frozen pie crust on a baking sheet. Mix the bacon, onion, and cheeses together, then pour the mixture into the pie crust. In a separate bowl, mix the eggs with the half-and-half. Pour the egg mixture over the cheese-bacon mixture. Bake in a preheated oven for about 15 minutes, then reduce the heat and continue baking until the quiche turns golden brown.

How Long to Bake Quiche

This bacon quiche comes together in about an hour, including prep time. You'll bake it at 400 degree F for about 15 minutes, then you'll reduce the heat to 350 degrees F for about 35 minutes.

What to Serve With Quiche

The best side dishes for quiche depend on if you're serving it for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Looking for some delicious inspiration? Here are a few of our favorite ideas:

· For breakfast or brunch: Try fruit salad, roasted potatoes, or homemade biscuits.
· For lunch or dinner: Opt for a side salad, sauteed vegetables, bread, or soup.

Get more ideas: Our Top 20 Brunch Recipes of All Time

How to Store Quiche

Store the cooled bacon quiche in a shallow airtight container or wrap it tightly in storage wrap or aluminum foil. It will last in the fridge for three to four days. Enjoy the quiche cold or reheat gently in the oven or microwave.

How to Freeze Quiche

Yes, you can freeze quiche. But there's one caveat: It's best to freeze it before baking. Simply freeze the filling in a zip-top bag or freezer-safe container for up to three months. Thaw the filling in the fridge overnight, then bake according to the recipe.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"Turned out perfectly, family and friends loved it, nothing left on their plates," says Rick B. "I added thawed chopped spinach after squeezing as much water out of it as possible."

"Just tried this tonight for dinner with a mixed green salad," according to Maria. "The quiche was fabulous! I used cheddar and parm (as that is what I had on hand), added green onion to white onion, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Definitely make this again!"

"This is an AWESOME recipe! It was a big hit," says EAMJM. "I will definitely make it again. So easy!! I made it a day ahead of time and heated it up just before serving."

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 (9 inch) deep dish frozen pie crust

  • 1 (3 ounce) can bacon bits

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 5 ounces shredded Swiss cheese

  • 3 ounces grated Parmesan cheese

  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 cup half-and-half cream


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Place unthawed pie crust on a baking sheet. In a medium bowl, mix the bacon, chopped onion, and both cheeses. Pour this mixture into the crust.

  3. Mix the eggs and half and half in a bowl until blended; pour the egg mixture over the cheese mixture.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for an additional 35 minutes, until top of quiche begins to turn golden brown.

    close up view of a slice of Bacon and Cheese Quiche on a plate

Editor's Note:

Please note the differences in ingredient amounts and cooking times when using the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

463 Calories
32g Fat
20g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 463
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 183mg 61%
Sodium 993mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 413mg 32%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 189mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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