Ham and Cheddar Croissant Bake by Chef Lynn Crawford

For this week, Chef Lynn Crawford shared with us this delicious Ham and Cheddar Croissant Bake recipe! Egg Farmers of Canada, in consultation with Food Banks Canada, is inspiring Canadians to incorporate easy, accessible one-pot and one-pan recipes.

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

Ham and Cheddar Croissant Bake

Ham and Cheddar Croissant Bake

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Serves 6-8


-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


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 them in one layer in the baking 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 on the croissants allowing them 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 conti nue baking for another 10 minutes or until the croissants are golden on top. Serve warm



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