Christmas Morning Wife Saver

Recipe from:
Best of Bridge

Christmas Morning Wife Saver 


  •     16 slices white bread, crusts removed
  •     16 slices Canadian back bacon or ham
  •     16 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  •     6 eggs
  •     1/2 tsp. pepper 2 mL
  •     1/2-1 tsp. dry mustard 2-5 mL
  •     1/4 cup minced onion 60 mL
  •     1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper 60mL
  •     1-2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 5-10 mL
  •     3 cups milk 750 mL
  •     dash Tabasco
  •     1/2 cup butter 125 mL
  •     Special K or crushed Corn Flakes


  1.     Set 8 pieces of bread into a 9 x 13 inches (23 x 33 cm) buttered, glass baking dish.

  2.     Cover bread with slices of back bacon. Lay slices of cheddar cheese on top of bacon and then cover with remaining slices of bread to make it like a sandwich.

  3.     In a bowl, beat eggs and pepper. To the egg mixture add dry mustard, onion, green pepper, Worcestershire sauce, milk and Tabasco. Pour over the sandwiches, cover and let stand in fridge overnight.

  4.     In the morning, melt butter, pour over top. Cover with Special K or crushed Corn Flakes.

  5.     Bake, uncovered, 1 hour at 350 deg.F (180 deg.C). Let sit 10 minutes before serving.


    Serve this with fresh fruit and hot cinnamon rolls.