Breakfast Pie

Breakfast Pie

"'This crustless pie is wonderful to serve to overnight guests, because you assemble it the night before,' explains Pam Botine of Goldsboro, North Carolina."
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1 h 5 m servings
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  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings. Stir reserved drippings into cornflakes; set aside. in a bowl, combine the eggs, milk, cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, salt and pepper until blended. Stir in hash browns. Pour into a greased 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with bacon and the cornflake mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees F for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before cutting.

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This was DELICIOUS! A BIG hit for a brunch we had. I used regular frozen hash browns (not cubed potatoes)and liked that a lot! SO tasty--I also added sprinkled some parmesean cheese in it (about...

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I doubled the recipe and made it in a casserole dish for Christmas morning. The only thing I did different was skipping the cornflake topping since I thought bacon was enough on top. I thought...

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This was DELICIOUS! A BIG hit for a brunch we had. I used regular frozen hash browns (not cubed potatoes)and liked that a lot! SO tasty--I also added sprinkled some parmesean cheese in it (about...

I doubled the recipe and used a 13x9 casserole and it turned out great--though it took just over an hour to set in the oven.

Awesome! Love that it doesn't have bread in it and everyone thought it was the bomb. Had for Christmas morning and everyone raved. Just put 2 potatoes in the microwave until cooked and cut up...

This was a Christmas morning hit! I've made many breakfast casseroles over the years and my family said I should only make this one from now on. I used shredded refrigerated hash brown potato...

Yummie this was great, I did have to bake it a little longer I baked it at 352 for 30 minutes and then at 350 the last 30 minutes. I also added 1/4 cup parmesen cheese. It also looked very nice.

I made a 9x13 pan of this for a big camping party and it was a real hit - was moist, flavorful and perfect (added a touch of hot sauce, but kept the rest the same). I'll definitely make this ag...

I had family in town and made this the night before and it was nice to just put in the oven the next morning. They loved it! My cottage cheese hating soon to be father-in-law ate three helping...

I made this for Sunday brunch and everyone enjoyed it - even the kids!! Will definitely be making this again!

OMG the only thing you will want to do to this recipe is double it! Next time I will make 2 pies for my family! I was worried adding the frozen hash browns, but everything worked. Lots of flavor...

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