Wake-Up Casserole

Whisk together this hearty egg, cheese, and Canadian bacon dish the night before and chill. Bake it in the morning with a crunchy Kellogg's® Crispix® cereal topper.

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  • 3 cups cubed dry French bread (3 ounces)
  • 2 cups Kellogg's® Crispix® cereal, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded provolone or cheddar cheese, divided (6 ounces)
  • 1 cup diced Canadian-style bacon or smoked turkey sausage links, sliced
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons chopped bottled roasted red sweet pepper
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
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In a large bowl, toss together bread cubes, 1 cup KELLOGG'S CRISPIX cereal, 1 cup cheese, and Canadian bacon. Divide among six 10-ounce individual casseroles or place all of the mixture in one 2-quart rectangular baking dish.
In a medium bowl, whisk milk, eggs, roasted red pepper, basil, and mustard. Pour over bread mixture in casseroles or baking dish. Cover; refrigerate at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.
Toss remaining 1 cup cereal with melted butter, crushing slightly; sprinkle cereal mixture and remaining cheese atop egg mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F, uncovered, 25 to 30 minutes for individual casseroles (40 minutes for 2-quart baking dish) or until evenly puffed and a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 340, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 205, sat. fat (g) 9, carb. (g) 23, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 23, vit. A (IU) 972, vit. C (mg) 4, sodium (mg) 1020, calcium (mg) 404, iron (mg) 5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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