MORNING PECAN CASSEROLE

Judy W

By
@zoobie

This casserole has a crunchy, pralinelike layer topping. This is a easy, make-ahead brunch dish.


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Serves:
10
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
(7 oz.) brown and serve sausage patties
12 slice
raisin bread, cubed (about 8 cups)
3 c
milk
6
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
each nutmeg and cinnamon
1 c
coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1/4 c
butter, softened
2 Tbsp
pure maple syrup or maple flavored syrup

Step-By-Step

1Brown the sausage patties according to package directions. Cut patties into bite size pieces. Spread bread cubes in bottom of a lightly greased 3 quart rectangular baking dish. Top with sausage pieces.

2In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla, nutmeg & cinnamon. Pour over bread and sausage, pressing lightly to thoroughly moisten the bread.
Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.

3For topping, in a small bowl combine pecans, brown sugar, butter, and maple syrup. Drop by teaspoonfuls over top of egg mixture.

4Bake, uncovered, at 350^ for 45 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Hashtag: #Brunch