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Bacon and Eggs Biscuit Breakfast Panini

5 from 1 vote

posted: 02/10/15

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This Bacon and Eggs Biscuit Breakfast Panini is FOUR ingredients, and and all but the last two steps can be done ahead of time making it a fast breakfast!

close up of a stack of breakfast paninis

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When I say I discovered Alias on Hulu, I mean that I sincerely considered not writing this post so that I could give it my undivided attention. I have no idea what I was doing when it was first on. Probably something stupid like working on my graduate degree.

So seriously, I’m going to make this short and sweet. Sydney is doing something bad ass and I don’t want to miss it.

Breakfast Panini! It’s a no brainer, right? Simple standard ingredients that you really can’t go wrong with. But! What makes this panini special is that the “bread” is actually refrigerated biscuit dough that cooks right in the panini press! No lie! You can totally make the bacon and eggs the night before and they will get all warm and delicious in the panini press, making this a really simple breakfast to go!

raw biscuit dough cut in half

First start by cutting one biscuit in half. It will get a little squished, but we take care of that in a second.

raw biscuits that have been cut in half and flattened in a woman's hand

Now flatten each half out. I mean, you want them pretty much as flat as they can get, otherwise they won’t cook through before the outside burns.

uncooked biscuits and bacon on a platter

The rest is pretty self explanatory. You throw in some yummy ingredients. I put in bacon, eggs, and cheese, but you could always make these vegetarian and replace the bacon with a tomato or some avocado. The sky’s the limit.

four breakfast paninis on a platter

Seriously, she is doing something so badass. I gotta go. I want to be Jennifer Garner when I grow up. My girl crush for her just got more intense.

stack of cut in half breakfast paninis

5 from 1 vote

Bacon and Eggs Biscuit Breakfast Panini

Serves: 4 paninis
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  • 4 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 T cream whatever you use in your coffee
  • 1/4 t garlic salt
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 refrigerated biscuits I used Pillsbury’s Grands, cut in half and pressed thin


  • Mix the eggs, egg whites, cream, and garlic salt. Whisk and then cook the eggs until light, fluffy and cooked through.
  • Cook the bacon and set aside. (These steps can be done ahead of time, keeping the cooked ingredients in the refrigerator until ready to make the panini.)
  • Cooking the paninis one at a time, spray the panini press then layer them with half a biscuit, about 1/4 of the eggs, two heaping tablespoons of cheese, the bacon, and then the other half of the biscuit.
  • Cook then until the panini press light turns green, keeping a close eye on it so that it does not burn.


It’s really easy for these to burn, so don’t step away while they are cooking.
Author: Lisa Longley

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  1. T. Hill-Snodgrass says

    I tried making this on my Forman panini maker and it was totally incredible! Thanks a lot for the recipe! I really like your sight

    • Lisa Longley says

      So happy to hear that!

  2. Heather says

    Do you think these would work in waffle iron (I don’t have a panini grill)? What if I tried to make my own biscuit dough instead of buying the pre-prepared/processed ones from the store? Do you think home made biscuit dough would “hold up” through the grilling process?

    • Lisa Longley says

      Hi Heather! I do think a waffle iron would do great! I have some blogging friends who have done something similar with waffle irons. I am not sure about the homemade dough. If you give it a go will you come back and let me know how it worked?

  3. Matt says

    5 stars
    Fantastic recipe (as always)!!!
    Just about to make this for my other half’s birthday dinner but I was wondering if I could use turkey bacon instead.
    It contains less sodium so is a little healthier (she’s on a diet…again!)
    Keep up those awesome recipes coz I’m always looking for inspiration in the kitchen:)

  4. Chelsea Birmingham says

    Would this work for meal prep? I don’t know how well freezing and reheating would be or even make ahead for three days and just storing in refrigerator? Thoughts?

    • Lisa Longley says

      I wouldn’t recommend this for making ahead or meal prep.

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