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Sunshine Baked Eggs

My son-in-law loves to cook, and he experimented with my old standby recipe for eggs by adding cottage cheese and crushed pineapple. It turned out to be so delicious we make eggs like this all the time! —Jane Zielinski, Rotterdam Junction, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sliced bacon
  • 14 large eggs
  • 1-1/3 cups 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. With a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Crumble bacon.
  • In a large bowl, lightly beat eggs; add bacon and drippings, cottage cheese, pineapple and vanilla. Pour into greased 11x7-in. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 301 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 396mg cholesterol, 542mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein.

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