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Monte cristo croissant bake

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 6


  • 1 package of Pillsbury reduced fat croissants
  • 4 oz lean deli ham sliced
  • 2.5 oz reduced fat swiss cheese sliced
  • 8 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk I used 1%
  • 1 Tbsp fat free mayonnaise
  • Dash of salt & pepper


  • Bake the croissants as directions on package states, you can bake them up earlier in the day or even the night before.
  • Once the croissants have cooled, preheat oven to 350F and spray a 9x13 casserole dish with some non stick spray.
  • Cut open the 8 croissants, spread the mayonnaise evenly between all 8, then cut the deli ham and swiss cheese and divide evenly over the 8 croissants.
  • Cut each sandwich into 4 pieces then spread pieces out in the casserole dish covering all areas.
  • In a large measuring cup or bowl whisk together the eggs and milk then add a dash of salt & pepper. Pour egg mixture over the croissants being sure to cover all areas.
  • Cover with tinfoil and bake in the oven for 30 minutes, then remove foil and bake another 10 min.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes then cut into 6 equal servings, each one weighing approx 6oz.
  • *Note, I kept the recipe more traditional for a monte cristo sandwich but feel free to add in some veggies if you wish.
  • *This recipe will freeze well and leftovers should be kept in the fridge


Freestyle smart points- (blue & purple) 6 using WW recipe builder
Smart points- (green) 9 using SP calculator
Points plus- 7 using PP calculator
Nutritional info per serving.. Calories 273...Fat 14.5g..Sat fat 5.7g...Carbs 19.3g...Fiber 0g...Sugar 6.5g..Protein 17.7g using My Fitness Pal