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Eggs Benedict Bake with Bearnaise Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min.


12 servings

I've made this recipe for my family every Christmas morning for 10 years—it's a food tradition that we look forward to every year. Part of what makes this dish special is the croissants that make the egg bake extra light and fluffy. —Susan Triplett, Citrus Heights, California
Eggs Benedict Bake with Bearnaise Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 pound Canadian bacon
  • 6 croissants, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 10 large eggs
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 envelope bearnaise sauce


  1. Place half of the Canadian bacon in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Layer with croissants and remaining Canadian bacon. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, green onions, onion powder, mustard, tarragon, salt and pepper until blended; pour over top. Sprinkle with paprika. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°. Remove casserole from refrigerator while oven heats. Bake, covered, 30 minutes. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes longer or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.
  3. Prepare sauce according to package directions. Serve with casserole.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece with scant 2 tablespoons sauce: 285 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 200mg cholesterol, 707mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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  • Paula
    Jan 11, 2021

    I guess if I’m going to have to buy an envelope to make the sauce, I’ll buy the Hollandaise the next time

  • Catbird513
    Oct 29, 2020

    I made this for the people I work with and they loved it! I will try Hollandaise the next time.

  • xxcskier
    Oct 26, 2020

    We really enjoyed this dish. I did make it using Hollandaise sauce as that’s what my family likes. Great overdish!

  • Kent
    Dec 23, 2019

    Nice recipe, and I like Bearnaise Sauce as much as anyone, but why not make Hollandaise which would make it closer to a true Benedict?

  • Moogalie
    Apr 7, 2018

    So delicious! I will be making this on the regular. All my family members loved it!!!

  • sulewski
    Jul 2, 2017

    I made this for a camping weekend. It was wonderful! I was asked for the recipe. Leftovers were equally as good reheated the next day.