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Ham And Cheese Breakfast Pockets

Ham And Cheese Breakfast Pockets

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Ham And Cheese Breakfast Pockets



for 4 servings

8 slices white bread

8 slices ham, cut into 2-in (5-cm) circles

4 slices cheddar cheese, cut into 2 in (5-cm) circles

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

2 cloves garlic, minced

4 large eggs

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

fresh chives, for sprinkling


1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

2. Lay out the bread on a work surface and use a glass or a rolling pin to flatten.

3. Place a circle of ham in the middle of 4 slices of bread. Top with one circle of cheddar and another slice of ham.

4. Place the remaining slices of bread on top and, using the lid of a mason jar or a cookie cutter, press down to create 4 pockets. Make sure the seams are closed, pinching to seal if necessary. Reserve the bread with the circle cut-outs.

5. Place the pockets on a baking sheet.

6. In a small bowl, mix the melted butter and garlic. Brush the pockets with garlic butter.

7. Bake for 15 minutes, or until toasted.

8. Place the reserved bread on a baking sheet and brush with the remaining garlic butter.

9. Crack 1 egg into each circle, and season with salt and pepper.

10. Bake for 5 minutes, or until the yolk is cooked to your preference.

11. Serve the egg bread with the ham and cheese pockets and sprinkle with chives.

12. Enjoy!