Overnight Eggo® Waffle Casserole {recipe}

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday in our house and one of my best tips for keeping a house full of kids happy until meal time is a filling breakfast.  Since we spend the day cooking the big meal, the last thing I want to do is spend the morning making a big breakfast, so I LOVE  the idea of serving a meal that I prepared the night before.  Traditionally I make a variation of this dish on Christmas Eve morning, but this year, I’m going to adopt this for Thanksgiving.  Using  Eggo® Nutri Grain Honey Oat Waffles, (my favorite), I’ve made an Overnight Eggo® Waffle Casserole using my tried and true overnight french toast recipe that is over-the-top delicious.  The best part about this recipe is that it uses Eggo® waffles which are always funner for kids!  Packed full of eggs and butter, the casserole has a delicious flavor and the waffles provide a crispier crust than the bread does {in the traditional recipe} that my kids prefer.

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Overnight Eggo® Waffle Casserole Ingredients

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  • (20) Eggo® Nutri Grain Honey Oat Waffles {family pack}
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 TBS cinnamon, plus 1/4 tsp, divided
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cube butter (1/4 cup)
  • 3 TBS light corn syrup
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 pint of heavy whipping cream
  • 6-8 eggs, depending on how eggy you like your casserole

Directions {Step-by-Step}

brown sugar mixture

Step 1:  Melt corn syrup, brown sugar and butter in sauce pan over medium low heat.  Stir constantly.

Step 2:  Pour into the bottom of a 9×13 casserole dish.

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Step 3:  Cut Eggo® Nutri Grain Honey Oat Waffles into bite sized pieces.  Cut cream cheese into small cubes.  {You want to make sure they are small enough to spread all over the casserole.}

Step 4:  Layer half of waffles over butter/sugar mixture in the 9×13 dish.  Evenly distribute cream cheese cubes over the waffles.  Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon mixture.  Top with remaining waffles.

egg mixture

Step 5:  Whisk eggs together and then add the heavy cream, mixing together well.  Pour over waffles, covering completely.  Press down to make sure waffles are completely “wet”.  Sprinkle with cinnamon.  Cover and refrigerate over night.

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Step 6:  Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

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Comments

  1. 1
    JoeyfromSC says:

    This looks delicious and SO easy! lol

    Thanks for the great recipe!!

  2. 2

    I”m dying. This looks so buttery rich delicious!

  3. 3

    This looks like buttery rich heaven! Yum!

  4. 4

    Ask my son any day what he wants for breakfast and he will tell you waffles. Honestly… you’d think he’d get tired of them.
    This though would make it so we could all enjoy waffles together instead of two at a time since that’s as fast as the toaster can make them!

  5. 5
    Elaine A.
    Twitter: elainea
    says:

    Oh man, my kids would be ALL OVER this! Pinning so I can make at some point. YUM!

  6. 6

    What is the oven temperature? Thanks!

  7. 8
    Missy-in-NJ says:

    This is brilliant. I have this marked on my calendar to make for Christmas Day brunch. Looove me some Eggos. thank you very much!

  8. 9

    Do you think it will work with regular milk or evaporated milk>?

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