Baked Eggs in a Nest Recipe

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Start your morning off right by combining your favorite breakfast dishes into one. This easy Baked Eggs in a Nest recipe incorporates baked eggs inside a potato "nest" crust and easily feeds a large gathering with minimal effort. This recipe was created by the North Lodge on Oakland.


  • 2½ cups hash brown potatoes
  • 1 tbs dried onions
  • 1 tbs chopped chives
  • 2 tbs parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbs. margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 strips crumbled bacon
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese


  1. Heat oven to 375°.
  2. Toss potatoes with margarine or butter, egg, onion, chives, parmesan cheese and salt.
  3. Press about 1/3 cup potato mixture firmly in bottom and up sides of 8 greased muffin cups.
  4. Bake 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. Carefully break 1 egg into each potato nest.
  7. Sprinkle approx. 1 Tbs cheddar cheese on each egg.
  8. Place 1 Tbs crumbled bacon on each egg.
  9. Bake 15 to 18 minutes longer or until eggs are desired done-ness.
  10. If necessary, loosen edges of nests with knife.
  11. Lift to serving plate with 2 forks.

Yield: 8 Servings