Cheddar Bacon Wake-Up Casserole
This cheesy brunch casserole is a delicious way to start the day.
In a mixing bowl, toss together the croutons, cheddar cheese and cooked bacon or
ham. Turn into an 11x7x2-inch baking dish or 6 to 8 individual 5-inch round
In another bowl, beat together the milk, eggs, mustard, onion powder and pepper.
Pour the mixture over the crouton mixture in the baking dish. Cover and
Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F. oven for about 45 minutes (15 minutes for
individual baking dishes) or till a knife inserted near center comes out clean.
Let baked casserole stand for 5 minutes before serving. Makes 6 to 8 servings.
If desired, halve recipe, except use 2 eggs. Bake in a greased 9-inch pie plate
in a 350 degree F. oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Makes 3 or 4 servings.
To vary the recipe, add 2 cups frozen
broccoli cuts, thawed and drained (1 cup for halved recipe), to crouton mixture.
Continue as in recipe, except bake for about 5 minutes more.