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croissant breakfast casserole

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

There are countless versions of breakfast casserole recipes out there. Our version is dressed up with browned sausage and crumbled bacon for extra flavor. And, torn croissants are used in this savory breakfast dish. The best part is this is a wonderful make-ahead dish. Have this handy for the holiday season or hosting overnight guests. Serve as is, sprinkled with parsley, or drizzled with syrup. Whether served as a main or side dish, this croissant breakfast casserole is a hearty meal that will leave your guests smiling.

(1 rating)
yield 8 -12
prep time 8 Hr 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For croissant breakfast casserole

  • 6 c
    croissants, torn into pieces
  • 6 slice
  • 1/2 lb
    mild bulk sausage
  • 12 lg
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 Tbsp
    Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp
    fine Kosher salt

How To Make croissant breakfast casserole

  • Browning bacon.
    Cook bacon until crisp. Set aside.
  • Browning sausage.
    Brown 1/2 lb sausage until crumbly.
  • Combining crumbled bacon and sausage.
    Crumble the bacon. Then mix together sausage and bacon.
  • Spraying baking dish with non-stick spray.
    Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.
  • Torn croissant pieces in baking dish.
    Spread the torn croissants over the bottom of the 9 x 13 pan.
  • Sausage and bacon sprinkled over croissants.
    Sprinkle the sausage and bacon over the croissant pieces.
  • Whisking eggs, milk, mustard, and salt in a bowl.
    Whisk the eggs, milk, mustard, and salt until well combined.
  • Stirring in 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
    Stir in 1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese.
  • Pouring egg mixture into the baking dish.
    Pour the egg mixture over the torn croissants.
  • Baking dish covered with aluminum foil to chill in fridge.
    Cover with foil. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Croissant breakfast casserole baking in the oven.
    Preheat the oven to 350 F. To cut the chill, set the pan of refrigerated breakfast casserole on the counter for 30 minutes. Then bake for 55 minutes.
  • Sprinkling remaining cheese over the breakfast casserole.
    Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheese. Bake for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

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