Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. Ham, Eggs, Cream cheese & cheddar Simply Potato baskets

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (20 ounce) bags Simply Potatoes® Shredded Hash Browns
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 12 lb cooked sliced deli ham
  • 12 slices bacon
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Using a Large nonstick muffin tin press shredded potatoes into a large size muffin tin on the bottom and up the sides. Preheat oven 350 degrees place in oven for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool.
  2. Crack 12 eggs whisk add 1 brick of softened cream cheese, 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese & 1/2 lb finely diced cooked deli ham, . Pour egg mixture into all 12 simply potato baskets & bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until eggs are done. Using a tooth pick test when it comes out dry they are ready to serve.
  3. While baskets are cooking cook 12 strips of bacon place on papertowel pat dry then hang over a rack to bend into basket handles. When your Easter Egg Baskets are done remove from oven place 1 piece of bacon on each basket to look like a handle to a basket. Now just serve and enjoy! Yummy!
Most Helpful

First off, to keep the recipe to five ingredients as per the contest, I deleted the ham (the eggs weren't listed on the ingredients list). I also couldn't find my muffin pan, so I just made cups with some aluminum foil that I had used an old jelly jar as the mold. However, this was really delicious! It's a bit more work than I would like for a breakfast, but one of my daughters didn't get to try it because she had gotten home from a date too late and slept in, so her twin ate her "basket". If I make this again, I'll probably add some chopped onions to the hashbrowns just to give it a bit more flavor.

tracytrebilcox April 06, 2014