Overnight Breakfast Pie

Overnight Breakfast Pie
Photo: Scott Little
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Bake Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 10 mins


  • 8 slices bacon

  • ½ cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)

  • 5 eggs

  • 2 ½ cup frozen shredded hash brown potatoes

  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 ounces)

  • ½ cup cottage cheese

  • cup milk

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions (2)

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 drops bottled hot pepper sauce

  • Sliced green onions (optional)


  1. In a large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. When bacon is cool, crumble bacon; set aside. Stir panko into the reserved drippings in skillet. Transfer to a small bowl; cover and chill until needed.

  2. Lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate; set aside. In a medium bowl beat eggs with a fork until foamy. Stir in crumbled bacon, hash brown potatoes, Swiss cheese, cottage cheese, milk, the 1/4 cup green onions, the salt, black pepper, and hot pepper sauce. Pour into prepared pie plate. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  3. Preheat oven to 325°F. Sprinkle pie with panko mixture. Bake, uncovered, about 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. If desired, sprinkle pie with additional sliced green onions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

325 Calories
18g Fat
22g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 325
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 211mg 70%
Sodium 642mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 7.7mg 39%
Calcium 222.1mg 17%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 434mg 9%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.5mcg
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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