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Chef Lynn Crawford's ham and cheddar croissant bake

Chef Lynn Crawfords ham and cheddar croissant is delicious at any time of day.
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Ham and cheddar croissant--delicious for breakfast or anytime! Photo submitted.

Chef Lynn Crawfords ham and cheddar croissant is delicious at any time of day.

'Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Serves 6-8

This comforting one-dish recipe will surely be a family favourite. Made in minutes, it’s perfect for Easter or anytime of the year, and easy to personalize with ingredients you have at home.

Ingredients:

12 mini croissants

6 slices ham, cut in half

8 large eggs

1 cup (250 mL) whole milk

2 tsp (10 mL) Dijon or yellow mustard

1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh or dried chives

1 cup (250 mL) shredded cheddar

¼ cup (60 mL) grated parmesan

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C)

Spray a 9 x 13-inch (33 x 22.9 cm) baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

Slice open and stuff each croissant with a slice of ham then arrange in one layer in thebaking dish.

In a large bowl, whisk the eggs together with the milk, mustard, chives, and season with salt and pepper.

Pour the mixture over the croissants. Gently press down, allowing croissants to absorb the egg mixture.

Sprinkle the cheddar and parmesan cheeses evenly on top.

Cover the dish with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil, then continue baking for another 10 minutes or until the croissants are golden on top. Serve warm.