This ham, cheese and egg croissant sandwich is my favorite breakfast sandwich. So delicious and very satisfying.
To begin with, I could eat this breakfast sandwich every single darn week!
When I first had this sandwich, I was at a restaurant and I ordered the eggs sunny side up. I did NOT want them overcooked. So, I asked the waitress specifically not to let the cook, the chef, overcook the eggs. I liked them soft. You know? Runny.
They don’t listen
It was like I was speaking gibberish. Because when my ham, egg and cheese croissant sandwich arrived, I was sadly disappointed. The eggs were cooked hard. In contrast, yolks solid.
Hence, I wanted to scream, “What the heck is this? Do you call this sunny side up? DO YOU?”
Of course, along with the screaming, there would be some physical stuff going on, like me lifting the waitress up by lapels and shaking her like I was shaking a martini.
But I dutifully ate the over cooked thing because I knew it wasn’t her fault. (At least, I hoped it wasn’t.) I would have sent it back, but I was hungry and didn’t want to wait any longer than I already had.
Even more, I ordered this breakfast sandwich a few more times. Hope springs eternal. But they always overcook the eggs, like they are totally incapable of putting a sunny side egg on a breakfast sandwich.
So, I basically make them at home and I don’t order them in restaurants any more.
How to make the ham, cheese and egg croissant sandwich
I have a nice fresh croissant, two eggs, muenster cheese and ham. So, let’s get started!!
It’s super easy, hence it only takes a few minutes.
To begin with, heat up a sauté pan and fry up two pieces of ham, and set them aside.
Next, I set my oven to broil. I cut the croissant in half and lay it on a small jelly roll pan. Finally, I place a piece of muenster cheese on the croissant and stick it in the oven.
Back to the sauté pan, I add a tablespoon of butter and crack in two eggs.
Build it and they will come
Once the eggs are done, I place the eggs on the ham. Also, I had to use a martini pick to keep the ham, egg and cheese croissant sandwich together for the photos!
Mmmm. Dang it all, one of the eggs broke, but that’s okay, I was going to break the yolks anyway. (See? Like I said. Runny!)
And now I pick the ham, egg and cheese croissant sandwich in my hands and eat it all up, wiping my fingers all the way!!
Most of all, I hope you enjoyed this recipe because it’s super yum!!
If you love sandwiches, I also enjoy a good cherry camembert sandwich.
And as always, may all your dishes be delish!
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Ham, Egg and Cheese Croissant Sandwich
The Whole Shebang
- 2 pieces ham uncured
- 1 croissant
- 1 piece munster cheese
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 eggs
- Fry up 2 pieces of ham, a minute a side should do it
- Set oven to broil
- Cut croissant in half, place a piece of munster on it and broil for 1 minute or until the croissant is toasted and the munster has melted
- Add ham to croissant
- Add butter to sauté pan and fry up to eggs, to your liking. I prefer sunny side up
- Place the two eggs on the ham, close up the croissant and pick it up
- Take a bite