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Cross-section view of mini ham and cheese egg muffins.

Ham-and-Cheese Muffins

  • Author: High Five Magazine
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


An easy, delicious breakfast treat that your kids can help make!


  • 6 slices of whole-wheat bread, crusts removed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 1/2 cup finely grated cheddar cheese plus more for sprinkling
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/4 cup cubed ham


  1. Before you begin Adult: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Use a rolling pin or your hands to flatten the bread until it's about 1/4 inch thick. Brush both sides of each slice with melted butter.
  3. Whisk together the eggs and milk. Add the cheese and season with a dash of salt and pepper.
  4. Press the buttered bread slices into a six-cup muffin tin. Divide the ham cubes among the muffin cups.
  5. Fill the muffin cups with the egg mixture until they are 3/4 full. Sprinkle with more cheese.
  6. Adult: Bake for 20-25 minutes until the egg mixture is firm.


Recipe from High Five Magazine December 2015


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 249
  • Sugar: 1.7 g
  • Sodium: 669.7 mg
  • Fat: 15.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.7 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 186.5 mg

Keywords: kid-friendly, egg cups, ham and cheese, kids can cook

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