Copycat Bacon and Gruyère Egg Bites


If these egg bites are one of your go-to items to order at the mega coffee chain, try your hand at making our copycat version of the bacon and gruyère egg bites recipe at home. You'll find all the flavors you love from the purchased item while spending less money and making more servings.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Cool Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
6 egg bites


  • 4 ounce aged Gruyere or Gruyere, divided

  • 8 eggs

  • ¾ cup cottage cheese

  • 2 ounce Monterey jack, shredded

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3 slices applewood smoked bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled

  • Fresh chopped herbs or hot sauce, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat six wide-mouth half pint jars with nonstick cooking spray. Divide 1 ounce of sliced Gruyere cheese among jars. Place jars in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

  2. In a blender combine eggs, cottage cheese, Monterey jack cheese, salt, pepper, and remaining Gruyere; blend until smooth. Divide mixture among prepared jars. Top each with bacon. Place pan with jars on oven rack. Add warm water (around 120°F) to pan to come halfway up side of jars. Bake 35-40 minutes or until eggs are set.

  3. Remove from water bath; cool slightly. Top with fresh chopped herbs or hot sauce to serve, if desired.

    Copycat Bacon and Gruyere Egg Bites
    Dera Burreson


An immersion blender would also work.

Narrow-mouth half-pint jars may also be used. Bake 40-45 minutes.

Once cooled, you can cover and keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.To reheat, remove lid from jar and microwave on 100% power for 45 second. Allow to stand 1 minutes to distribute heat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

250 Calories
17g Fat
2g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 250
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 285mg 95%
Sodium 634mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 21g
Calcium 331mg 25%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 171mg 4%
Folate, total 37.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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