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Maple Sausage Croissant Breakfast Casserole

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Wake up and put a delicious maple sausage croissant breakfast casserole in the oven. A hearty and delicious breakfast any day of the week or for a special occasion.

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A slice of Maple Sausage Croissant Breakfast Casserole on a blue plate.

I love making special breakfasts for special occasions. Birthdays, holidays or really, just because. When I was brainstorming this post, I settled on croissants for a couple of reasons.

One, I had a box of croissants from the store that I needed to use up and they would add so much flavor since they are so buttery.

Two, we were heading out of town and I wanted to use them up before leaving. I know, I could have frozen them but then I might not have made this wonderful maple sausage croissant breakfast casserole.

Ingredients for Maple Sausage Croissant Breakfast Casserole

  • Croissants
  • Ground Pork Sausage
  • Onion
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Maple Syrup
  • Eggs
  • Butter
  • Half and Half

Shredded Cabot cheese.

You may be wondering about the cheese and why I didn’t buy pre-shredded cheese. For starters, I like Cabot cheese. It’s creamy, shreds well, and melts beautifully.

Pre-shredded cheeses have an anti-caking additive that prevents it from melting well. That’s why I always recommend shredding your own cheese off of a block.

If you can find maple sausage feel free to use it. That was my original thought but when I couldn’t find it I improvised.

The maple was very subtle. There are so many layers of flavor. Your family and guests are sure to feel special.

Why We Love This Recipe

  • A great way to use up croissants.
  • Full of flavor.
  • Super easy.
  • Easily scaled for more or fewer people.
  • Assemble it the night before and bake it off in the morning.

Maple Sausage Croissant Casserole is a delicious way to wake up any morning.

This breakfast casserole would be delightful to serve for an Easter or Mother’s Day brunch, holiday gathering, or just because it’s Sunday.

Dad will feel extra special when you make this breakfast casserole for Father’s Day!

Maple Sausage Croissant Casserole is a delicious way to wake up any morning.

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Hash Brown Potato Pie

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Pecan Belgian Waffles with Strawberry Sauce

Maple Sausage Croissant Casserole is a delicious way to wake up any morning.

 

Maple Sausage Croissant Casserole is a delicious way to wake up any morning.

Maple Sausage Croissant Breakfast Casserole

Yield: 4 - 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Refrigeration Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 9 hours

Plan ahead - this needs to refrigerate overnight.

Ingredients

  • 3 croissants, cubed
  • ½ pound ground pork sausage
  • ¼ cup sweet onion, chopped
  • ⅛ cup pure maple syrup
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted (I used Cabot)
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded (I used Cabot)
  • 1 cup half and half

Instructions

  1. In a 9-inch square baking dish, brush melted butter on bottom and sides. Add croissant cubes and set aside.
  2. Brown sausage and onion in skillet over medium heat, drain. Reduce heat and stir in maple syrup, mix well then remove from heat.
  3. Spoon sausage mixture over croissant cubes and sprinkle with cheese.
  4. In a medium bowl, blend together eggs and half and half. Pour over croissant mixture. Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
  5. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350° F. Uncover casserole and bake for 40 to 45 minutes until egg mixture is set and croissants are golden. Serve.

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Marie

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

Oh my, this sweet and savory breakfast recipe sounds really good! Pinned

Cherryl Ehlenburg

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

My family loves stuff like this, so we will definitely be trying it out!

Cyna

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

What a delicious recipe! I'm always looking for savoury breakfast recipes and I'm happy to add this to my collection.

Jenny

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

So many yummy elements in this breakfast and it looks so filling. Yum!

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