Quick, easy dishes that are sure to be a hit this Easter

MILWAUKEE -- Are you ready for Easter? The Cooking Mom joins FOX6 WakeUp with some quick and easy recipes that are sure to be a hit.

Ham and Cheese Sandwich Brunch Bake

Ingredients:

  • 16 slices English muffin bread or firmer white bread, crusts removed
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 to 1/2 pound thinly sliced ham
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups crushed cornflakes
  • 1 stick butter, melted

Directions:
Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with cooking spray. Cover bottom of the pan with a layer of bread.
Top each piece of bread with a piece of cheddar cheese, some sliced ham and then Swiss cheese on top. Top each sandwich with another layer of bread. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt and dry mustard. Pour egg mixture over the sandwiches. Cover and refrigerate at least a few hours or overnight.

Ham and Egg Braid

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, cut in small cubes
  • 4 to 6 thin slices ham
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss or cheddar cheese
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) crescent roll dough
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

Directions:
Place a large piece of parchment paper or foil that has been sprayed with cooking spray on a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan. Open the tube of dough and unroll it on the parchment or foil. If you are not using seamless dough, press the seams together.

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