Egg Salad and Bacon Sandwich Recipe
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Egg Salad and Bacon Sandwich Recipe

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On days I don’t have much time to cook, egg salad on croissants hits the spot. It's also nice made with toasted bread or English muffins. Our family loves egg dishes of any kind. Luckily, my mom owns 30 chickens and keeps me supplied with farm-fresh ingredients.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 croissants, split

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 470 calories, 32 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 327 mg cholesterol, 727 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 16 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Add eggs and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve on lettuce-lined croissants. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Bacon 'n' Egg Salad Sandwiches in Country Woman July/August 2005, p33

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Reviewed Jun. 29, 2013

"Halved the recipe and made with fat free sour cream, turkey bacon, and fresh garlic chives. Served on homemade bread. Tastes like my mom's Fake-Eggs' Benedict in a salad form. Quite tasty."

Reviewed Apr. 16, 2013

"Making egg salad sandwiches for a light supper tonight; husband down with **flu**, and these sound good to him. Serving soup alongside. He generally has a hearty appetite and loves most everything. Am blessed with a man who is not **picky**. Growing up, my older brother was as picky as they come and my Mom had hard time satisfying him sometimes."

Reviewed Apr. 26, 2011

"I made this after Easter to use up Easter Eggs. I'm not really an Egg Salad Fan, but I loved this version."

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2010

"I made these sandwiches for a Sunday School picnic, and they were a big hit! Will definitely make again!"

Reviewed Jan. 4, 2008 Edited Apr. 16, 2013

"Made these for 'supper' last night and are they ever delicious!! My husband was highly impressed. Had soup with them."

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