HEAT oven to 375°F. COMBINE potatoes and cheese in medium bowl. SPRINKLE with seasoning; TOSS to mix.
DIVIDE mixture evenly among four greased 1-cup ramekins or custard cups; PRESS against bottoms and halfway up sides. PLACE on baking sheet.
BAKE in 375°F oven 10 minutes. BREAK and SLIP an egg into each potato nest. BAKE until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard, 10 to 15 minutes longer. SEASON with salt and pepper.
- Change the recipe up by adding spices or by replacing the hash browns with thinly sliced ham.
- Recipe can be made with reduced-fat cheese, if desired.