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Cheesy Egg In A Basket

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"A blanket of Muenster cheese covers this popular breakfast classic. Great for adults and kids!"
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10 m servings 300
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)


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  1. Spread butter onto both sides of bread. Cut a 2-inch circle out of the center of the bread.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Place bread in the skillet and toast for 1 minute; flip and toast the other side for 1 minute. Crack the egg into the hole of the bread; cook until egg to desired doneness, 2 to 4 minutes. Place Muenster cheese on top of the bread and egg; cook until cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Children may prefer American cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 300 calories; 20.5 12.4 16.7 229 425 Full nutrition

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I added a bit of salt and pepper to mine. I made this last night for a late dinner and it was so good I made it again for breakfast. The muenster cheese was a great touch and it melted perfectly.

Eggs in a basket are my husbands claim to fame. I must note that after cracking the egg into the hole, we do find it necessary to flip them to make sure the white is thoroughly cooked. We used ...

This was a nice change for egg in a basket. I like to flip mine and cook the egg on both sides. Also I toast the middle piece at the same time and use it to dip in the yoke.