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Bacon-Egg English Muffin

"Terry Kuehn of Waunakee, Wisconsin stacks cheese, Canadian bacon and poached eggs on an English muffin to make this appealing eye-opener. Perfect for one, this delicious open-face sandwich is special enough for guests, too."
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 1 servings

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  1. In a skillet, saucepan or omelet pan with high sides, bring 2-3 in. water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer gently. Break cold eggs, one at a time, into a custard cup or saucer. Holding the dish close to the surface of the water, slip eggs, one at a time, into the water. Cook, uncovered, until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken, about 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, spread cream cheese over muffin halves. top with cheese slices. In a small skillet, cook Canadian bacon until heated through; place over cheese. Using a slotted spoon, place eggs over bacon.

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Delicious! Perfect for brunch with ice cold orange juice and fresh fruit. Very easy to do. I didn't have cream cheese so I used laughing cow lite swiss cheese and it gave it a nice creamy touc...

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I used the new Philly creme chive flavored and shredded mozzarella in place of cream cheese and american cheese. In place of Canadian bacon I used pre-cooked bacon which I heated. It was ok with...

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Delicious! Perfect for brunch with ice cold orange juice and fresh fruit. Very easy to do. I didn't have cream cheese so I used laughing cow lite swiss cheese and it gave it a nice creamy touc...

Pretty good for breakfast, my kids really liked it. This was the first time poaching an egg for me and I'm not sure if I I added too much water or not. I didn't like the way a poached egg tasted...

I think I'm going to mark on my calendar that this is the day Hubs assigned a recipe 5-stars. Go figure, it's still "only" eggs on bread when you get right down to it. But I think even he reali...

Husband and kids went crazy over these. A couple of the kids said they are better than McDonalds! :) Hubby refused to try the Cream Cheese and that set off the "no cream cheese for me either pl...

I make egg and bacon on English muffins alot, and never thought to use cream cheese. I'm not sure if I preferred it to the American cheese I usually use, but it was good. Thanks, Terry!

Quick, delicious, filling breakfast option. I used an egg poacher rather than the free-form water method. Toasted the english muffins, added a couple of slices of cooked bacon, pepper-jack che...

This is great meal!! We eat this meal on a breakfast night... I add fress spinach leaves to the muffins...

This was one of the better breakfast sandwiches that I have had. The cream cheese was a perfect touch, Canadian Bacon the right meat and poaching the egg the right strategy! Awesome!

This recipe is fantastic! I didn't use cream cheese, but went for a more traditional Egg-McMuffin like approach. We really enjoyed. Thank you!