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Green Eggs and Ham Cups

Fun and savory, these bite-size tributes to Dr. Seuss's book, Green Eggs and Ham are the perfect finger food for breakfast or snack time. Make a bunch and heat them up whenever you need a dose of Seussical fun. Keto, gluten-free, and kid friendly, it is the perfect go to recipe for any occasion.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Total Time 16 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 18
Calories 108 kcal


  • Air Fryer
  • Blender
  • Silicon muffin/cupcake baking cups


  • 1 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dill
  • 2 tsp rosemary
  • 18 slices ham deli meat make sure it is gluten-free if you have a gluten sensitivity


  • Turn your air fryer onto 300 degrees. Allow to preheat for 3 minutes. Do not put in air fryer basket yet.
  • Meanwhile, place eggs, softened cream cheese, rinsed spinach, salt, and spices into blender. Blend until mixture is smooth.
  • In each cupcake cup, place one slice of ham. Press down so that ham takes on the shape of the cupcake cup.
  • Pour mixture into ham cups. Only fill cups up to 3/4th of the way. Place filled ham cups into air fryer basket. Make sure cups are not touching so that air can pass through and have access to all sides of the cups. A rack may be used to add another layer of cups. However, the top level will get slightly more done than the bottom.
  • Place basket into air fryer. Air Fry for 11 minutes depending on elevation (mine is around 3,ooo ft above sea level). If you are unsure, begin checking around 10 minutes. Cups are done when egg mixture is no longer jiggly.
  • Remove air fryer basket from air fryer, and then remove cups from the basket. Allow the green eggs and ham cups to cool.
  • Once fully cooled, remove green eggs and ham cups from silicon cups.


This recipe is great for reheating, so you can make a batch and eat it through the week.  High in protein, it is perfect for those on the Keto diet, or who need to eat gluten free foods.  Great finger foods for kids, and appetizers for parties.  Make some today! **If you are on a gluten-free diet make sure to buy ham that is labeled gluten-free.  Gluten can be hidden in ingredients such as malt, caramel, etc. 
Keyword air fryer, kid friendly, Snacks