In skillet, cook sausage according to package directions. Heat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease two 12-cup muffin tins.
In bowl, whisk eggs and milk. Add hash browns, butter, ham, black pepper and cheese; mix thoroughly. Fill muffin tins two-thirds full.
Bake 27-30 minutes, or until toothpick or knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Substitution: For healthier alternative, substitute 1 cup AllWhites liquid egg whites instead of eggs.