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Recipe ideas to make with Easter leftovers

Posted at 9:45 AM, Apr 13, 2020

If you made enough food for 20 people chances are you have some leftovers. Here are three recipes for you to stretch them out without having to the same thing every day.

Ham Breakfast Egg Nests

  • 20 oz hash brown potatoes
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 green onions, sliced + more for garnish
  • 1 cup cubed ham
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, divided
  • salt and pepper
  • butter and non-stick spray for greasing

*First grease your muffin pan, bake the hash brown nests which are hash browns and cheese. Pour in your egg, ham batter and add whatever else to it you like. Throw back in the oven on 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Three Ingredient Ham and Cheese Bake

This one is super simple! You’ll need one can of refrigerated crescents, 6 to 8 ounces of ham slices, desired amount of cheese or six slices along with an 8” by 8” pan.
Layer the bottom with half of the crescents and bake as stated on can. Put in a layer of cheese then your ham, covering it with the other half of the crescents rolled out. Bake for 12 minutes at 375 degrees.

Mashed Potato Pancakes

  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon onion juice
  • 2 Tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 2-3 Tablespoons vegetable oil or butter

These are usually served savory and not sweet! Heat up butter in a skillet, add 1 beaten egg, 2 cups of mashed potatoes, onion juice and seasoning as you wish

Caramel Apple Bar
This is a great way to use leftover Easter candy. Slice up some apples, put all of the candy in different bowls for a buffet style. Melt some chocolate or caramel as the first layer and then stick the candy to it!