You know, running around in the morning doesn’t have to be stressful. A fun trip to the local coffee shop for a delicious breakfast sandwich proves that. If you’re more inclined to stay at home this morning, well, that’s no reason not to enjoy the same flavors and fun! Coffee Shop Casserole transforms the humble breakfast sandwich into a shareable, sliceable meal. Fluffy, hearty eggs, sharp white cheddar, tangy cream cheese, and juicy tomatoes all mix together with fragrant and tender everything bagels. A little homemade everything bagel seasoning sprinkled on top helps ensure no bite misses out on the great taste, which your tastebuds will deeply appreciate. Grab a cup of java and dive into Coffee Shop Casserole… a delicious way to start your day!

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Ingredients

  • 4 everything bagels, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups white cheddar, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 green onions, sliced, plus more for garnish
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • cayenne, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried garlic
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

Step 3 –Scatter 1/2 of the bagel pieces in the prepared baking pan.

Step 4 –Top the bagel-piece layer with 1/2 of the cheese, 1/2 of the tomatoes, 1/2 of the cream cheese, and 1/2 of the red onion.

Step 5 –Repeat the layers once, starting with the remaining bagel pieces.

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Step 6 –In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, the milk, and the green onions.

Step 7 –Season the egg mixture with the salt, the pepper, and the cayenne pepper.

Step 8 –Pour the milk mixture over the bagel mixture, making sure to coat each bagel piece.

Step 9 –Season the mixture with the poppy seeds, the onion, the sesame seeds, the garlic, and the coarse salt.

Step 10 –Cover the dish with foil and bake for 45 minutes.

Step 11 –Carefully remove the foil and bake until the bagel pieces are golden and the eggs are cooked through, about 25 minutes.

Step 12 –Let the bake cool for 30 minutes.

Step 13 –Garnish with the green onions and serve.