Apples & Cinnamon with Toasted Croutons & Crispy Eggs

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Apples & Cinnamon with Toasted Croutons & Crispy Eggs
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
25 min
Recipe by: 2018 America's Best Recipe Contest Washington Winner, Kim F.

This perfectly balanced sweet and savory dish is packed with nutrition and will be loved by all!


  • 3 large tart Washington apples, cored and chopped in large chunks
  • 4 slices of bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 2 cups larger sized plain salad croutons
  • 4 large Eggland's Best eggs
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese


Serving Size
21 g
  Saturated Fat
12 g
200 mg
408 mg
55 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
13 g


Cook bacon on medium heat until crispy in large iron or heavy skillet. Set aside. Leave 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in the skillet. Add coconut oil.

Toss apples in a bowl with sugar, cinnamon and honey.

Add apples to hot skillet and sprinkle with sage. Stir often until sugar is dissolved and apples have begun to soften, no more than 10 minutes.

Remove apples and set aside.

Add butter and coconut oil to medium skillet on medium high heat.

Toss croutons in skillet until toasty. Set aside.

Adding additional butter and coconut oil if needed, fry the eggs tossing some of the oil over the yolk until edges and bottom are crispy or until cooked to desired yolk firmness. Salt and pepper to taste.

Toss croutons, apples, bacon pieces and cheese together and divide between four individual serving bowls.

Top each with one crispy egg and serve.

Filed Under: Breakfast and Brunch

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