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Breakfast Sliders Recipe

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Breakfast Sliders

Breakfast sliders are the perfect solution for busy mornings, potlucks, and brunch gatherings. They are simple to make and can be customized with your favorite ingredients like eggs, cheese, sausage, or ham. Using Hawaiian rolls as the base, these handheld sandwiches are both sweet and savory, offering a delightful combination of flavors.

You’ll love how easy and quick it is to prepare breakfast sliders. Whether you prefer to bake them fresh or make ahead and reheat, these sliders fit right into any schedule.

Get ready to make your mornings more delicious with a variety of breakfast sliders recipes. From classic combinations to more creative twists, there’s a slider out there for everyone.

Exact Ingredients (+ Possible Substitutes)

To make delicious breakfast sliders, you need some basic ingredients. Each ingredient has possible substitutes if you prefer to tweak the recipe a little.

Bread Rolls

  • Hawaiian rolls are popular due to their sweet and soft texture.
  • Substitute: Regular slider buns or any soft dinner rolls.


  • Scrambled eggs work best for breakfast sliders.
  • Substitute: Egg whites or a plant-based egg alternative.


  • Bacon or sausage adds a savory flavor.
  • Substitute: Turkey bacon, ham, or a plant-based sausage.


  • Cheddar cheese is commonly used.
  • Substitute: American cheese, mozzarella, or a dairy-free cheese.


  • Melted butter gives sliders a rich taste.
  • Substitute: Margarine, olive oil, or a dairy-free spread.


  • Salt and pepper are basic seasonings to taste.
  • Substitute: Garlic powder, paprika, or any preferred seasoning blend.

Optional Toppings

  • Onions and tomato slices can add extra flavor.
  • Substitute: Bell peppers, spinach, or avocado slices.


  • Maple syrup glaze can be made with melted butter and syrup for a sweet touch.
  • Substitute: Honey or a simple sugar syrup.

Feel free to mix and match these ingredients to create your perfect breakfast sliders!



  • Hawaiian rolls (12 pack)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk or heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Slices of cheese (cheddar or your favorite)
  • Breakfast sausage or bacon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Maple syrup (optional)


  1. Prep the Rolls: Preheat your oven to 350°F. Cut the Hawaiian rolls in half horizontally.

  2. Cook the Eggs: Whisk together the eggs, milk or cream, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Pour the mixture into a greased baking pan and bake for 13-16 minutes or until set.

  3. Cook the Meat: While the eggs are baking, cook the sausage or bacon in a skillet until fully cooked and crispy. Crumble or cut them into pieces.

  4. Layer Ingredients: Once the eggs are set, cut them into rectangles. Place the bottom halves of the rolls in a baking dish, layer with scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon pieces, and cheese slices.

  5. Top Off: Put the top halves of the rolls back on. Mix melted butter with maple syrup in a small bowl. Brush this over the tops of the rolls for a sweet glaze.

  6. Bake Sliders: Cover the dish with foil and bake for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melted and the tops are golden brown.

Enjoy your delicious breakfast sliders!

Recipe Variations & Serving Suggestions

Swap the Meat: Instead of sausage, try using bacon, ham, or even plant-based options. Cook the meat thoroughly before adding it to the sliders.

Cheese Choices: Cheddar is a classic, but feel free to experiment. Swiss, mozzarella, or pepper jack can add different flavors.

Egg Styles: You can prepare the eggs in various ways. Scrambled, fried, or even an omelet style can work well.

Add Vegetables: Incorporate vegetables like spinach, bell peppers, or onions. Sauté them before adding to the sliders.

Bread Options: While Hawaiian rolls are popular, whole wheat, brioche, or even English muffins can be used.

Serving Suggestions

  • Dipping Sauces: Serve with ketchup, hot sauce, or a homemade syrup glaze made from butter and maple syrup.
  • Sides: Pair your sliders with home fries, fresh fruit, or a small salad.
  • Drink Pairings: Orange juice, coffee, or a smoothie can complement the meal perfectly.

Quick Tips

  • Make Ahead: Prepare the elements the night before and assemble in the morning.
  • Crowd-friendly: Perfect for brunch gatherings or family breakfasts.

Feel free to mix and match these ideas to create your perfect breakfast sliders!

Benjamin Happy Muncher

Hi, I'm Benjamin. I love cooking, long walks, and my girlfriend! Here you’ll find simple and delicious recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less.