2 Cups plain croutons
1 Cup (4 oz.) shredded natural cheese
4 Eggs slightly beaten
2 Cups milk
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1/2 Teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 Teaspoon dried onion powder
4 Slices cooked and crumbled bacon
In the bottom of 10x6x1-3/4 inch dish combine croutons and shredded cheese. In another bowl combine eggs, milk, salt, mustard, onion powder and pepper. Mix until blended. Pour mixture over crouton mixture in casserole. Sprinkle bacon over top of casserole and bake in 325 degree oven for 55- 60 minutes or until eggs are set. Makes 6 servings. Double for 9x13.
Excellent any time of the year, but especially good during the fall and winter. The pumpkin flavor is rich and hearty. These are best served with our homemade "Dutch Honey" recipe. This is a rich thick syrup that will last for weeks in the refrigerator. The "Dutch Honey" is also good on ice cream!