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Cheesy Bacon & Eggs Brunch Casserole

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"This one-dish brunch casserole is ideal for a crowd. Add a fruit salad and you can sit back and enjoy your company."
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1 h 15 m servings 256
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; crumble and set aside. Remove all but 2 tablespoons drippings from skillet. Add onion to skillet; cook and and stir 3 minutes or until softened.
  2. Spread 1/2 of the bread cubes in 13x9-inch baking dish. Layer with 1/2 each of the onion, bacon, Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese. Spread evenly with cottage cheese. Top with remaining bread cubes, onion, bacon, Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese.
  3. Beat eggs in medium bowl with wire whisk. Add milk, mustard, pepper and nutmeg; mix well. Gradually pour into baking dish. Press bread cubes lightly into egg mixture until completely covered. Let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center is set and top is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 256 calories; 14.7 13.3 17.1 115 544 Full nutrition

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The casserole was good; however, the directions don't indicate that the pan needs to be sprayed before putting the bread in the dish. Also, I used more eggs and cheese then what was indicated w...

This was easy and tasted good. We will make it again, but may add ham or sausage to it as well or try throwing in some bell pepper in addition to the onion. Overall, we liked it and will make it...

Excellent. My guests loved it. Used 8 eggs and 2 1/4 c milk. Made it the night before and baked next morning.

Quite good. I will make this again. When making it, I suspected there wasn't enough liquid but I like to follow the recipe the first time. It was fine. I did cut the bread a bit smaller than sug...