Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing – a quick and super easy way to use up some of those Thanksgiving leftovers!

Blue baking dish with Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing

One of the best aspects of Thanksgiving is the leftovers. Turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, turkey casserole – even turkey surprise! But in the past few years I have also had fun creating recipes with leftover stuffing.

My husband Robert and both I love eggs benedict, so my Leftover Thanksgiving Stuffing Eggs Benedict dish has been a favorite for the last few years. This year, I decided to do something even easier – and the result is Cheesy Baked Eggs in Leftover Stuffing. Simply spread leftover stuffing in the bottom of a baking dish, make hollowed out spaces that you fill with egg, then top with Cheddar cheese and bake. So easy, so delish!

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Blue baking dish with Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing

Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing

  • Author: By Lee Clayton Roper
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 14 mins
  • Total Time: 19 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: breakfast and brunch, leftovers, quick and easy


Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing is a quick and easy way to use up some of those Thanksgiving leftovers!


  • 3 cups leftover stuffing, at room temperature
  • Vegetable or chicken broth, if needed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, or more to taste
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • fresh ground pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 10-inch round baking dish (can also use a 9-inch square dish or a 7- by 11-inch dish).
  2. If your stuffing is a bit dry, moisten with some vegetable or chicken broth. Spoon stuffing into prepared pan and spread into an even layer. Make four hollowed-out spaces and put one egg in each space. Bake for 12 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese; season with salt and pepper. Bake for an additional 2 minutes or until eggs are almost to desired doneness.
  4. Remove from oven and let sit for around 3 to 5 minutes before serving – note that eggs will continue cooking after removing from the oven.


Lee Clayton Roper


I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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