Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Breakfast Casserole Recipes

Since Shelley asked so sweetly what I was going to put in my breakfast casserole for Christmas morning, I thought I'd share the recipes that I'm trying to choose between. I have no idea where I pulled these recipes from; two I've tried before and one I haven't. Maybe you can help me pick one!

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French Toast Casserole


12 slices French bread, 1" thick
4 whole eggs
8 egg whites
2 cups milk
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 cup softened butter
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 tbsp. dark corn syrup
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Coat a 9" by 13" baking dish with cooking spray; place bread in dish. In a large bowl, beat eggs, egg whites, milk, vanilla extract and cinnamon; pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Heat oven to 350°. In a small mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and syrup until smooth. Spread over bread. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake, uncovered, 1 hour or until golden brown. Makes 8 servings.

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Sausage and Egg Casserole


1 lb. hot bulk sausage, cooked, drained & crumbled
1 large onion
1/2 green bell pepper
6 slices white bread, cubed
6 eggs, slightly beaten
1-1/2 cups milk
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 c. sharp cheddar cheese, grated
Salt and pepper to taste

Spray a 9" by 13" baking pan with cooking spray. Layer bread cubes, sausage, and cheese in pan. Combine eggs, milk and dry mustard and pour over bread, sausage and cheese mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning, set out on counter for 30 minutes. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 55 minutes. Serves 4 to 6.

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Apple Breakfast Casserole


1 pound fried bacon
2 tbsp. sugar
2 c. biscuit mix
4 to 5 eggs
3 c. sliced apples
2 c. shredded cheddar cheese
2 c. milk

Mix apples and sugar. Place in 9" by 13" baking pan in rows. Cover apples with shredded cheese and sprinkle with crumbled bacon. Beat the remaining ingredients together. Pour evenly over the apples, cheese, and bacon. Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes or until brown. Serves 12.

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I've tried both #1 and #2, and both were really good, but I haven't tried #3.

So what do you think? Should I serve recipe #1, #2, or #3?

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  1. OH YUMMO!

    I want to send you and yours a special Merry Christmas wish and thank you for welcoming me into your world through your blog, hugs, Linda

  2. I've had 1 and 2 also but not 3. I love both the 2 I've tried, depends on whether you want something sweet or not. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas.

  3. They all sound declicious, but I think I would go for #1. I think because I have such a sweet tooth. :-)

    I might try that one myself. Have a wonderful Christmas!

  4. Thanks Pam for posting these! Now you got me thinking..... I can't decide between #1 or #2. #3 sounds good but bacon hasn't been my friend lately. (It's amazing as I get older - certain foods have become my enemies!)


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