December 30, 2011

christmas eggs au gratin

okay sooo this is (probably) my last christmas-related post (i just had soo many pictures!), but i just wanted to share this recipe with you.

these eggs au gratin are a tradition in our family. we've been making them for christmas since i can remember. of course, they're not strictly for the holidays... they're perfectly yummy any time. maybe you can even make them for the new year!

put it this way... if you like cheese and eggs, these are definitely your thing.



eggs shells


**also note- we always double the recipe... so if you're planning on making it with the specified amounts, you'll probably need more than one baking dish (we used the pie dish seen in the last picture to cover the overlflow.)


INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup flour
4 cups hot watter
2 cups milk
4 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp pepper
24 hard boiled eggs, cut lengthwise into halves
2/3 cup parmesan cheese
2/3 cup dry breadcrumbs
4 tbs butter, melted


DIRECTIONS

~ heat 1/2 cup margarine in 4-quart saucepan over low heat until melted.
~ stir in flour. cook, stirring constantly until smooth and bubbly
~ remove from heat
~ stir in water, milk, and bouillon
~ heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
~ boil and stir 1 minute

recipe

whisk


~ add cheddar cheese, worcestershire sauce, and peppper
~ cook, stirring constantly, until cheese is melted

stir

chan mix


~ arrange eggs, cut sides up, in ungreased rectangular baking dish
~ top with cheese sauce

eggs

eggs cheese


~ mix parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and 4 tbs butter and sprinkle over the top

eggs


~ bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes in 400 degree oven, until hot and topping is brown.

eggs finished



enjoy!
xoxo,


chantilly
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11 comments

  1. This looks so good. I love eggs. I can eat my body weight in deviled eggs. I need to try this.

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  2. They look yummy! :P I need to try this recipe one day.

    Hugs from us and the kitties, hehe!

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  3. sounds and looks so yummy!
    i eat eggs every morning and always am looking for new ways to make them.

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  4. Oh my, that sounds delicious! Though I think I love anything that has parmesean cheese on it! :)

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  5. Gracious that looks heavenly. Eggs (and cheese) never get old in my book. When I get home, I'll have to try this!

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  6. This looks absolutely delicious. I probably would make this and take a couple bites since I'm allergic to eggs, lol. I do know eggs are so yummy so it's hard to stay away from it.

    Thanks for the recipe. I'll probably make this for dinner one these days.

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  7. LOVE eggs with cheese. this looks seriously yum.

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  8. all i can say is, for everyone who said they were going to try the recipe... YOU MUST. that is all :)

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  9. yummmm I will definitely make this recipe
    kisses rose jp

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  10. This recipe looks very tasty. Thanks for sharing!

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