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Ingredients

White or Wheat Bread
Bacon
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Eggs
Butter
Maple Syrup
Salt & Pepper
(Note quantities not added. This will vary depending on how many you plan to make. Itís safe to estimate about 2-3 per person. )

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. While the oven is pre-heating partially cook the bacon for about 3-5 minutes in a large skillet set to medium-high. You want the bacon to be a little cooked but still pliable. Mix maple syrup and butter in a small sauce pan and heat over medium low so butter melts (you canít mess this up so donít worry about amounts too much. I usually use Ĺ a stick of butter and a cup or so of syrup).

Using a cookie cutter, ravioli cutter, or whatever else you may have that can cut a 3 inch diameter circleócut circles out of the bread slices.
Here comes the good part! Grease/non-stick spray muffin pan and line with bacon so that is circles each mold. Now, brush each side of the bread with the syrup/butter mixture and place in cup so that it rests evenly at the bottom of the mold. You may have to do a little trimming of the bread but itís ok if it doesnít fit perfectly either. Crack an egg into each mold, season with salt and pepper and give each cup a sprinkle of cheese (you can also add the cheese on top of bread, beneath the egg).

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