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cheesy baked eggs

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Serves a crowd! Recipe & photo: 04-27-2016

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy baked eggs

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 12 lg
  • 4 c
    shredded pepper jack cheese (1 pound)
  • 1 pkg
    (16 oz.) cottage cheese
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp

How To Make cheesy baked eggs

  • 1
    Brush melted butter on bottom and sides of a 9x13x2-inch baking dish.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, then whisk in cheeses, flour and salt.
  • 3
    Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake in a preheated 350º oven until eggs are completely set and top is golden, about 50 to 60 minutes.
  • 4
    For a little extra kick, add a small can of diced chiles and serve with salsa and sour cream.
  • 5
    NOTE: To have a more consistent texture, blend the cottage cheese slightly in a blender or food processor before adding. Add 1 tsp. baking powder to puff up slightly.