MORNING PECAN CASSEROLE

1
Judy W

By
@zoobie

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make MORNING PECAN CASSEROLE

Step-by-Step

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

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About MORNING PECAN CASSEROLE

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Hashtag: #Brunch




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