Ham And Cheese Breakfast Pockets Recipe

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Rosa Published: March 18, 2021 Modified: August 31, 2021
Ham And Cheese Breakfast Pockets Recipe

How To Make Ham And Cheese Breakfast Pockets

Wake up to a wonderful meal with these ham & cheese breakfast pockets made with garlic-brushed toasted bread. Served with baked eggs to complete the dish!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 8sliceswhite bread
  • 8slicesham,(cut into 2-inch) circles
  • 4slicescheddar cheese,(cut into 2-inch) circles
  • 2tbspunsalted butter,melted
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 4large eggs
  • salt,to taste
  • pepper,to taste
  • fresh chive,for sprinkling


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Lay out the bread on a work surface and use a glass or a rolling pin to flatten.

  3. Place a circle of ham in the middle of 4 slices of bread. Top with one circle of cheddar and another slice of ham.

  4. Place the remaining slices of bread on top and, using the lid of a mason jar or a cookie cutter, press down to create 4 pockets. Make sure the seams are closed, pinching to seal if necessary. Reserve the bread with the circle cut-outs.

  5. Place the pockets on a baking sheet.

  6. In a small bowl, mix the melted butter and garlic. Brush the pockets with garlic butter.

  7. Bake for 15 minutes, or until toasted.

  8. Place the reserved bread on a baking sheet and brush with the remaining garlic butter.

  9. Crack 1 egg into each circle, and season with salt and pepper.

  10. Bake for 5 minutes, or until the yolk is cooked to preference.

  11. Serve the egg bread with the ham and cheese pockets and sprinkle with chives.

  12. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 485.97kcal
  • Fat: 26.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.74g
  • Trans Fat: 0.60g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.89g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.00g
  • Fiber: 3.23g
  • Sugar: 3.71g
  • Protein: 28.74g
  • Cholesterol: 261.75mg
  • Sodium: 1187.20mg
  • Calcium: 314.66mg
  • Potassium: 369.38mg
  • Iron: 3.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 202.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.82mg
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