Ham Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Ham Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

February 15 , 2015 by: Jessica Pinney Breakfast, Pork

My mom used to make this ham and cheese croissant breakfast casserole for special occasions like sleepovers or Christmas morning. I try to make it the morning after whenever I bake ham, which is only a few times per year so it is still a special treat. I once made it for brunch with a group of friends a few years ago. A vegetarian had a piece and said I changed his life.

But it wasn’t me, it was this magical casserole.

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Ham Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

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Ingredients

About 6 mini or 3 regular size croissants

10 ounces cooked bone-in ham cut in to bitesize chunks (I usually use the leftovers the night after baking a ham)

6 oz of cheese, shredded ( I recommend cheddar, but you could use something like swizz instead)

6 Eggs

1 cup of half & half

1 tablespoon dry ground mustard

2 tablespoons honey

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

Cut or tear croissants into halves or thirds, depending on size. Place the croissant pieces inside a pie plate.

Top with the chunks of ham and the cheese.

Put the eggs, half & half, dry mustard, honey, salt, and pepper into a bowl and whisk together until well blended.

Pour the egg  mixture over the croissants and ham. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning, preheat your oven to 325°. Cover with foil and bake 35 minutes. Then remove cover and bake an additional 30 minutes.

Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

 

Ham and Cheese Croissant Casserole

If you like this Ham Croissant Breakfast Casserole recipe, you should check out my mom’s blog: friedpiesandfireflies.com. I got this dish idea from her originally and she taught me most of what I know in the kitchen.

Breakfast Ham & Cheese Croissant Casserole. Our most delicious breakfast recipe.

8 Comments

  • Oh my goodness, when I was growing up, my faaaavorite school lunch was ham and cheese croissants! I thought they were the most delicious things ever–I am sure I would love this casserole!

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  • […] Ham Croissant Breakfast Casserole: Buttery croissants, egg, ham and cheese — sounds like a breakfast sandwich, doesn’t it? This is done overnight casserole style, though, with an egg mixture poured over the croissants that soak it up all night before baking. […]

  • The recipe does not state what size pan to use (or did I miss it?)…most breakfast casseroles are prepared in a 9X13–but I am uncertain whether these ingredients will actually fill a 9X13 pan?

  • I think you just missed it in the first line of the directions. It’s actually made in a standard pie plate. This recipe will be too small to fill a 9×13.

  • How many servings will this recipe yield?

  • Looks like it would be perfect for 4 people with no leftovers.

  • This sounds wonderful! If we haven’t baked a ham, what other type of ham would you suggest using in this?

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