13 Savory Cupcakes You Can Legitimately Eat For Dinner

Because dinner in cupcake form just makes everything more fun.

Everybody knows that life is more fun with cupcakes in it. Until now, there's always been a time (the afternoon) and a place (a party) to enjoy them. But it turns out that cupcakes aren't just for party time anymore.

Yes, it's time to move on to the less popular realm of cupcakes -- savory ones. So, when it's dinnertime and you've got a strong hankering for something shaped like a cupcake, but you also want to eat an acceptable dinner food, just make any one of these 13 savory cupcakes and you'll be satisfying two cravings at once.

1
Lasagna Cupcakes
Framed Cooks
Two words: yes, please.

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2
Calzone Cupcakes
Cupcake Project
This just might be better than a mini pizza.

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3
Chili Cheese Fry Cupcakes
1 Fine Cookie
All the greatness of chili cheese fries without any of the mess.

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4
Chicken Pot Pie Cupcakes
Sunny Slide Up
We heard you like chicken pot pie. So we put a chicken pot pie in your cupcake.

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5
Mini French Onion Mac & Cheese Cupcakes
I Am A Food Blog
There are just so many flavors in this one little bite.

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6
Mini Chicken Parmesan Meatloaf Cupcakes
BevCooks
Two delicious meals in one tiny little cupcake.

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7
Chicken Enchilada Cups
Gimme Some Oven
Forgive us, but these little cups are just the "whole enchilada."

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8
Skinny Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting
Skinny Taste
This healthy version of meatloaf and mashed potatoes uses lean turkey meat as the base and fat-free sour cream and milk in the "frosting."

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9
Mini Nacho Cupcakes
Vegetarianized
Definitely the best way to make sure none of your toppings fall off of your nacho.

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10
Double Decker Taco Cupcakes
The Girl Who Ate Everything
We're starting to think all tacos should come in cupcake form.

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11
Redneck Cupcakes
eRecipeCards
Redneck Cupcakes are marvelous creations of "Raspberry Chipotle Carolina style pulled pork" topped with "herb laced beer bread" and finished with a melted slice of provolone cheese.

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12
Buffalo Chicken Cupcakes
The Girl Who Ate Everything
Perfect game day meal? We think so.

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13
Savory Corn and Basil Muffins with Ricotta and Tomato Jam
Food52
We consider these cupcakes as they're topped with a ricotta "icing."

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