If you’re looking for a way to use up those extra eggs in your fridge, try one of these 60+ Easy Egg Recipes for every amount of eggs on hand!

collage of egg recipes

How many times have you had a carton of eggs sitting in the fridge for weeks, only to realize they’re about to expire and you need to use them all up? You might find yourself searching for egg recipes that use three eggs or recipes that use one egg or whatever odd amount of eggs you have on hand to use so you don’t let them go to waste.

Well, if this sounds familiar, bookmark this page! Consider it a different kind of recipe index—instead of categorizing recipes by ingredient or course, it categorizes them by how many eggs you need to make them! That way, when you’re looking for a recipe that uses six eggs, you can open up this page and find one quick and easy egg.

Blueberry buckle coffee cake slice closeup on a plate showing inside of cake with blueberries and struesel topping, with fork scooping a bite.

Recipes That Use 1 Egg

You’ve almost used up that full carton, but you’ve got one lonely egg left behind. These recipes that use one egg range from an easy crockpot lasagna to crowd-pleasing soft pretzel bites and a bunch of our favorite desserts. (You have to try the sopapilla cheesecake bars!)

Soft Pretzel Bites
Best Blueberry Pancakes
Crockpot Lasagna
Blueberry Buckle
Lemon Cookies
Lemon Bars
Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars
Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies
Easy Peach Cobbler

Recipes That Use 2 Eggs

Lemon cookies drizzled with a glaze topping stacked on a white plate with cookies on a pan and lemons in the background.

It’s easy to find recipes that use two eggs because so many pancake, cookie, quick bread, and muffin recipes call for this amount. If you’re looking for a dinner recipe, try air fryer popcorn chicken or a classic sweet potato casserole. Need a quick breakfast? The sausage egg breakfast bowls are keto-friendly and a cinch to make!

Homemade Cornbread
Oatmeal Breakfast Squares
Sausage Egg Breakfast Bowls
Homemade Waffles
Breakfast Quesadillas
Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars
Cranberry Orange Muffins
M&M Blondies
Whole Wheat Banana Muffins
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken
Sweet Potato Casserole
Blueberry Bundt Cake
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars
Banana Cake
Lemon Crinkle Cookies
Funfetti Cookies
Banana Bread
Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

Recipes That Use 3 Eggs

funfetti bars with pink frosting and sprinkles stacked on a stack of white plates with a pan of funfetti bars in the background

Whether you’re in the mood for banana bread pudding, a cheesy quiche for brunch, or cupcakes topped with swirls of frosting, we’ve got you covered. It’s not always easy to find recipes that use 3 eggs, but these are some of our favorites.

Coconut Flour Pancakes
Banana Chocolate Granola Muffins
Spinach Cheese Quiche
Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars
Banana Bread Pudding
Sugar Cookie Bars
Oreo Poke Cake
S’mores Cupcakes
Lemon Drop Cupcakes
Coconut Cream Cupcakes

Recipes That Use 4 Eggs

Breakfast casserole of eggs, hashbrowns and sausage topped with cheese in a blue ceramic pan

Maybe you bought a carton of six eggs because you needed two for a recipe—and now you’ve got four eggs in the fridge to use up. Sous vide egg bites are a fun recipe to try if you love the Starbucks version, but haven’t made them at home. For some reason, a lot of recipes that use four eggs involve pumpkin—whether you choose pumpkin dump cake, pumpkin caramel poke cake, pumpkin bread, or pumpkin bars, we guarantee they’ll all be a hit!

Sous Vide Egg Bites
Simple Breakfast Casserole
7-Up Cake
Rolled Cutout Sugar Cookies
Pumpkin Dump Cake
Pumpkin Caramel Poke Cake
Pumpkin Bread
Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Ooey Gooey Butter Cake
Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipes That Use 5 Eggs

Three slices of pumpkin cream cheese bread on a white plate.

It’s hard to find recipes that use five eggs, but we’ve got two ideas for you here!

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread
Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Recipes That Use 6 Eggs

Overnight baked french toast casserole slices with berries stacked on a plate and the french toast casserole in the pan in the background

If you’ve used half a dozen eggs and you’ve got another half to spare, you can make any of these family-friendly breakfast recipes that use six eggs. The breakfast casseroles are perfect for a holiday breakfast or brunch!

Overnight Breakfast Casserole
Easy Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole
Bacon and Egg Breakfast Cups
Make-Ahead Sunrise Breakfast Bites

Recipes That Use 8 Eggs

egg salad in a white bowl with a spoon

When you’re looking for a recipe that uses eight eggs, you can’t go wrong with an old fashioned egg salad, which is perfect for packing up into a lunch for work or school. We’ve got two more reader favorite breakfast casserole recipes here too!

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole
Egg Salad

Recipes That Use 10 Eggs

Ham and cheese breakfast casserole in a white dish

Yes, we even have a recipe that uses 10 eggs! This ham and cheese breakfast casserole is perfect for when you forget you’ve got eggs sitting in the fridge and you have to use them up fast.

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Recipes That Use 12 Eggs

Make ahead freezer breakfast burrito cut in half and stacked on a plate

Need to use a whole dozen eggs? Yep, we have an idea for that! These make-and-freeze breakfast burritos use 12 eggs.

Freezer Breakfast Burritos

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About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on Today.com, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.

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