Introduction: Breakfast Bacon Balls

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All you favorite breakfast foods rolled into one... with bacon.

Step 1: Things You Will Need

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1 Package of thick sliced bacon ( I used turkey bacon)
6 Links breakfast sausage
3 Eggs
2 Hash brown patties
1 Muffin pan
1 cup of shredded cheese ( I used a Pepper jack/Havarti Blend)
Maple Syrup (optional)

Step 2: Prep Work

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1. Cut sausage links into little chunks and cook in frying pan on medium heat until browned.
2. Cut hash browns into little chunks.
3. Beat eggs
4. Shred cheese if needed.

Step 3: Assembly

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1. Place 1 strip of bacon into the hole of the muffin pan so that it sits flat inside and the edges rest over
    the lip of the hole .
2. Add a second piece of bacon into the pan so that it makes a cross shape. (if the bacon doesn't
    completely cover the muffin hole, and more strips until it does)
3. Place a small amount of egg into bacon cup (about 1 or 2 tablespoons).
4. Place a layer of sausage chunks in the bottom of the bacon cup.
5. Add a pinch of cheese on top of sausage.
6. Add a large spoonful of egg on top of cheese.
7. Place a layer of hash brown chunks on top of egg & cheese .
8. Add another large spoonful of egg on top of hash browns.
9. Add another pinch of cheese on top of everything.
10. Starting with the first (and lowest)  piece of bacon placed into the cup, Fold the ends over the
      cheese in a circular order until they have all been folded over the top. (If the ends don't want to
      stay put, use a toothpick to pin them down.)
11. Bake in oven at 400 degrees for about 25 minutes (or until bacon is crisp), Then remove from tray, and let cool for 5 minutes.
12. Serve with maple syrup (optional)

If you like these try my other bacon balls
Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheddar Cheese Bacon Balls
Chicken Corrdon Bleu Bacon Balls
Mac & Cheese Meatloaf Bacon Balls
Hawaiian Burger Bacon Balls
more coming soon.


billbillt (author)2014-04-06


juuli (author)2014-01-26

'turkey bacon' is not bacon...i love turkey as a substitute but not for my beloved bacon

crapsoup (author)juuli2014-01-26

Well, Good For you!!! You know what, you have inspired me to change my ways. I'm going to delete all my instuctables that have turkey bacon in them just for you. That's just how special you are (insert sarcasm here.)

digitjim (author)2013-02-09

After reading this instruct. I went and made this for my Girlfriend, now I have to make all the breakfast for us.
Switched the shredded pepper jack cheese for taco blended cheese. and used apple wood smoked bacon, you just cant go wrong with apple wood.
WE LOVE the our BACON..

adriana1616 (author)2012-11-18

I made some and they are really really great!!!!!!! You are a genieus

crapsoup (author)adriana16162012-11-19

Hey thanks,That's what I keep telling everyone!!!!

rawrjamjam (author)2012-09-26


crapsoup (author)rawrjamjam2012-09-27

Sorry, I'm all out. But my business associate, danny6114, might have a couple you can buy. You can find him a little lower on this comment section.

DesignerUserName (author)2012-09-25

My daughter and I make it a point to cook breakfast together every Saturday or Sunday. Our last adventure was making banana crepes with amped-up bisquick. (Topped with whipped cream, sprinkles and a drizzle of strawberry syrup!). I'll definitely be making this the upcoming weekend's treat!

Sounds fun. If your in to the breakfast thing, you should check out my Hawaiian Banana French Toast.It's quick and easy, and melts in your mouth. I also made an Extremely Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich if you really want to go crazy with it!! Hope you and your daughter have fun!!!

thecastironchef (author)2012-09-23

Did these this morning and they were great! I think the turkey bacon was a good idea, it worked well. THANKS!!!

crapsoup (author)thecastironchef2012-09-23

No...Thank you!!!

thecastironchef (author)2012-09-21

Bought the ingredients today and will be having them for breakfast in the morning. Can't wait! ...and photos too...

Wolver (author)2012-09-21

I head home from Afghanistan in about two weeks...I know what is being made for breakfast my first weekend home!

maka (author)2012-09-20

Wow, I think my dinner plans just changed. I've got bulk breakfast sausage and frozen loose hashbrowns instead of the patties, but I believe those modifications (and maybe another one or two...) will only enhance. :^)

crapsoup (author)maka2012-09-20

Well upgrades are always a plus, you should comment again to tell me what ideas you have came up with. Thanks

maka (author)crapsoup2012-09-20

Okay, so I followed your instructions except:
1) I added some heavy cream when I whisked the eggs.
2) I browned some bulk (turkey) breakfast sausage with the frozen hashbrowns. I added some onion, garlic, jalapeño, red bell pepper tossed in about halfway through the browning time.

Topped the first dollop of egg mixture with some of that and then proceeded with your recipe to finish.

Delicious! Everybody wanted more. Thanks, these were fun to make and eat!

crapsoup (author)maka2012-09-20

spicy southwestern style, I like it. thanks for the feed back. i will have to try that out sometime soon. maybe think of adding some chorizo if your into that.

ajlovie (author)2012-09-20

now that is an inspirational idea! fantastic.

Rich99 (author)2012-09-20

i'm droolin' over here!

crapsoup (author)Rich992012-09-20

you should get a medic!!!

captain Jack (author)2012-09-20

wow, these look absolutely phenomenal. And i definitely would know. I am a professional food connoisseur: I have been eating since the day i was born.

crapsoup (author)captain Jack2012-09-20

A professional food connoisseur you say? that's awesome. You also got some mad bragging rights for eating your whole life, i know how you fell.I don't mean to try and out do you or anything, but I have been eating for about 9 months before i was born.

LucifeL (author)2012-09-20

I would make this on the day i would be sure that it will be the my last day on earth... :D

crapsoup (author)LucifeL2012-09-20

Well i can't be for certain, but i think that day is two weeks from next Friday.
sorry to be the barer of bad news, but at least you can enjoy some bacon balls before you go.(Warning: any predictions of the future may be entirely inaccurate). Enjoy

maka (author)crapsoup2012-09-20

Comment WIN.

danny6114 (author)2012-09-20

Does this recipe make an entire muffin tin full? Sorry if I missed it in your instructions but I was busy swabbing up the drool.

crapsoup (author)danny61142012-09-20

no, a regular package of bacon makes about 4 or 5 balls, depending on the amount of bacon strips there are in the pack. using smaller strips will take up more bacon as well. but if you use the same size i did, it should only be 2 strips per ball

danny6114 (author)crapsoup2012-09-20

I guess I'll have to double this recipe then, 4 or 5 lil nuggets of nirvana are just not enough. Especially if I am to share any. Thanks!

crapsoup (author)danny61142012-09-20

Sharing? sounds dangerous. It might be a little like when a drug dealer gives out the first batch of junk for free to get people hooked. Soon you will have people hitting you up, scratching nervously, wanting to know if you have any more.

danny6114 (author)crapsoup2012-09-20

Heh heh heh, yeah man, I'm gonna be needin' a twenty for that, shit ain't free dude!

Mersix (author)2012-09-20

And my doctor just told me to stay away from animal products. ARGGGH!

rrepass jr. (author)Mersix2012-09-20

This will work beautifully with veggie bacon as well!

crapsoup (author)rrepass jr.2012-09-20

if that's the case, you might also like my Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheddar Cheese Bacon Balls. They are a little more veggie friendly.

crapsoup (author)Mersix2012-09-20

Doctors...what jerks!!

Pattty (author)2012-09-20

Oh my... I have to try this one!

willyjoeshow (author)2012-09-20

This looks great! I know what I'm making this weekend. Thanks

achilles (author)2012-09-19

I have eaten this 4 times since it was posted! What have you done to me? I think I'm in a cycle of perpetual heart attacks and bacon!

Thank You!!

crapsoup (author)achilles2012-09-19

Well, I am hear to unleash culinary evil onto the world. Someday I hope to become the main cause for obesity and heart attacks in Americas.

Survival chef (author)2012-09-16

How hot do you set the oven?

crapsoup (author)Survival chef2012-09-16

oops... I set it to 400 degrees. Sorry about that.

rocklocker (author)2012-09-15

Can somebody explain to me what part of the turkey is the bacon part.

scoochmaroo (author)2012-09-15

I want these in my mouth NOW

crapsoup (author)scoochmaroo2012-09-15

My balls seem to have that effect on people. Thanks for the input, I will be adding a few different bacon ball recipes in the near future, so if you like these, keep an eye out for my new ones.

onrust (author)2012-09-15

I should know better than to look at your food BEFORE breakfast! Looks great man.

crapsoup (author)onrust2012-09-15

I know what you mean. It seems that all my good ideas are also really fat ones!
I'm going to gain 20 pounds just trying to make a cool Inscrutables page.

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