Friday, April 19, 2024

Breakfast Bird Nests Recipe

Spring has sprung here in West Virginia!  We have had several beautiful days in a row and it has my mood at an all time high.  This has really help to inspire my creativity in the kitchen and create some fun recipes like these Breakfast Bird Nests

The finished breakfast bird nests, on a white plate, with the title above.

I like to make something special for my family on Saturday mornings and with only a few ingredients, this simple Breakfast Bird Nest Recipe is perfect for making memories in the kitchen with your little ones (and big ones too), and I can't wait to share with you.

Let's Get Started!  

Breakfast Bird Nests:
*Prep Time: 5 min.  *Cook Time: 30 min.  *Difficulty:  Easy  *Servings: 6 Nests


The ingredients needed for the breakfast bird nests.

  • 4 c Frozen Hashbrowns, Thawed
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Seasoning Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
To begin preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 

Cooking spray to spray the muffin pan.

Next, spray your muffin tin with the cooking spray.

The thawed hash brown potatoes formed into the muffin pan as a nest.

Now take a little of the thawed hash brown potatoes and mold them into a cup of the muffin tin, with a well in the middle like a nest.

Seasoning the potato nests with seasoning salt.

Season the potato nest with the seasoning salt and...

Seasoning the nests with black pepper.

Black pepper.

Spraying the nests with the cooking spray to brown them.

Now give the potato nests a little spritz with the cooking spray.
This will help it to brown in the oven.

The nests par baking in the oven.

Place in a 400 degree oven for 15 minutes.

The par baked nests in the pan.

After the 15 minutes, remove from the oven and drop the temperature to 350.

The eggs cracked into the nests.

Now crack one egg into each nest.

The nests doing their final bake in the oven.

Place the Breakfast Bird Nests back into the oven and cook for another 15 minutes.

The breakfast bird nests fresh out of the oven.

After 15 minutes, remove from the oven, and let sit for 5 minutes before removing them from the muffin pan.

The finished Breakfast Bird Nest on a white plate.

And there you have it!  Serve with a little sausage or bacon, maybe even a side of pancakes, and you have a fun breakfast, perfect for a Saturday morning with the kids.  The best part about this recipe is that it is so simple, that they can help you prepare it!  I also love that you can make one or a dozen of these so it is great for portion control as well!  No matter the reason you make it...MAKE IT!  I know you are going to love it!

And as always...

Happy Reading, Happy Eating, and Happy Living,
~The Kitchen Wife~


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