I admit it. I have a problem. I ALWAYS make way more than I need. Call it paranoia, I don’t know, but it’s definitely something I’m working on. Until I figure that out, the silver lining is that I wind up with these random yummy left overs that I get to “re-purpose” in creative ways.
That’s how this recipe was born.
I had put in hours the day before baking up numerous fresh crostini for a these Fig & Cheese Crostini (recipe to come later). As usual, I made way more than I needed and I was left with crostini galore to invent with. I stuck them in an air proof container to think about later.
Later turned out to be breakfast the next morning.
These crunchy bites were a hit. Though they’re made up of the usual breakfast ingredients, their fancy look and quick prep time make for a fun brunch item. Especially great when you’re entertaining. With the holidays around the corner and big families coming together, I hope you try them and they become a hit at your house too.
|Half Loaf of Baguette (~6 oz)|
|EVOO for brushing|
|4 large eggs (2 full eggs, 2 egg whites)|
|1/3 cup milk|
|1/2 cup shredded vegetarian cheddar (I use Sargento brand because it isn't made with animal rennet)|
|6-8 pieces Morningstar Farms Bac'n (or other fake bacon product of choice)|
|Butter for pan|
|Freshly Ground Black Pepper|