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Favorite Christmas Breakfast Casserole Recipe
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Favorite Christmas Breakfast Casserole Recipe

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After church services on Christmas morning, our family enjoys this easy, make-head casserole. I’d also recommend it for a special breakfast or brunch any time of the year.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min. + standing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min. + standing
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 slices white bread, crusts removed and cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  1. In a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish, combine the bread cubes and cheese. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper; pour over bread and cheese. Sprinkle with bacon. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Christmas Breakfast Casserole in Taste of Home December/January 2006, p33

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2016

"It was pretty good. My kids loved it though. I changed it slightly. I fried a little link sausage a little and omitted the bacon. Instead of salt and pepper I used Tony's Cajun seasoning. Also added diced canned jalapeno peppers to taste with the sausage on top. Next time I will add chopped onion, minced garlic with the sausage when I fry it. Maybe green pepper too."

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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2015

"Fabulous Christmas Breakfast Casserole !!!!"

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2015

"So delicious! Easy healthified with whole wheat bread (no need to remove crusts), reduced fat cheese, turkey bacon, & egg whites from a carton. Enjoy!

- Theresa"

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2015

"I enjoyed this recipe. I will definitely be making this again. Thank You."

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2014

"Made this for Christmas brunch and my family loved it, myself included, and I am not the biggest fan of eggs. This is definitely going to be repeated."

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