Bacon and egg pie with aged cheddar

Always keep frozen store-bought puff pastry on hand, especially during the holidays. Here, we use it to whip up this beautiful bacon and egg pie in 15 minutes. Perfect as a December weekend breakfast your family will love.
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Recipe Mari Loewen. Photography Karen Harrington.

Recipe Mari Loewen. Photography Karen Harrington.

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  • Serves 4.Servings


  • 1 package puff pastry
  • 8 eggs
  • 8 strips bacon
  • 1/2 cup well-aged cheddar cheese, grated
  • Coarse salt and cracked black pepper.


Preheat oven to 400°. Place bacon on parchment lined baking sheet and bake until crisp, about 6 minutes; drain. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pastry to 1/8-inch thickness and fit into 9-inch baking dish; trim pastry. Sprinkle cheese onto pastry; arrange bacon slices and crack eggs into open spaces. Bake for 15 minutes or until eggs set and pastry is golden. Season with salt and pepper.