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Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Discover a flavorful twist on breakfast with this sausage & croissant breakfast casserole—melding flaky croissants, hearty sausage and eggs for brunch perfection!

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Breakfast is one of our favorite meals, breakfast foods always being a hit with the whole family and usually easy to prepare. This sausage breakfast casserole is my go-to for feeding a crowd and the best way to make weekend brunch!

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We also love this dutch oven breakfast bakecinnamon roll casserole and french toast casserole too. If you are looking for breakfast recipes that are tried, true and delicious, look no further!

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Bake

This easy breakfast casserole recipe is perfect for feeding a large crowd on special occasions.  It’s a great one dish meal. However you could also pair it with a side of bacon, hashbrowns, tomato slices, fresh fruit etc.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Ingredients

Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • Large croissants, sliced – you can buy store bought or make your own using crescent roll dough.  The buttery crescent rolls give this dish the perfect flavor!
  • Mild Italian sausage, cooked – any pork sausage will work.
  • Medium white onion, diced
  • Eggs – farm fresh are our favorite.
  • Milk – whatever you have in the fridge.
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
Breakfast Casserole Sausage Frying

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Brown sausage in a large skillet on medium heat, add onion and cook until translucent.

Croissants Cut Up

3. Cut the flaky crescent rolls into 1″ slices.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Process

4. In a large bowl, combine egg and milk. Add seasoning of choice.

We like to season this recipe with salt and black pepper and often add dill, red pepper flakes, garlic powder or hot sauce. Experimenting with different spices is a great way to personalize this easy breakfast recipe!

Sausage & Croissant Bake Ingredients in casserole dish

5. Spray a large 9×13″ casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. 

6. Layer the croissants on the bottom of the pan and top with the sausage mixture, egg mixture and cheese.  

7. Give the entire casserole a stir to make sure that all of the bread is coated in the egg mixture and the sausage and cheese is evenly distributed in the baking dish.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

8. Bake for 40 – 45 minutes, until the center is firm, cooked through and the croissants are golden brown.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

How to store this casserole:

This delicious breakfast casserole can be wrapped in plastic wrap, stored in the fridge and saved for the next day. Or store leftovers in an airtight container for the next morning, if they last that long! It will keep in the fridge for 3-4 days.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

The combination of sausage, egg and cheese makes this a hearty breakfast, brunch, lunch or even dinner! It’s a totally versatile dish where simple ingredients are easy and fun to experiment with.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Ingredients to try:

  • Substitute breakfast sausage, turkey sausage, bacon or ham for the Italian sausage.
  • Use parmesan cheese, sharp cheddar cheese or mozzarella cheese.
  • Add diced green bell peppers, red bell pepper or green onions.
  • Use crusty french bread or brioche buns instead of croissants.

There are a wide variety of options that are sure to satisfy the entire family! Add this quick breakfast and easy recipe to your list of must make brunch recipes.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

This great recipe could also be made for Christmas morning breakfast – I love using it for special occasions because like holiday brunch because it’s always a hit with everyone.

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

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Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Sausage & Croissant Breakfast Casserole

Discover a flavorful twist on breakfast with this sausage & croissant breakfast casserole—melding flaky croissants, hearty sausage and eggs for brunch perfection!
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Author: Heather Painchaud
Servings: 8
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Ingredients

  • 6-8 large croissants sliced
  • 1 – 375 g package mild Italian sausage cooked
  • 1 medium white onion diced
  • 10 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2. Brown sausage in a large skillet on medium heat, add onion and cook until translucent.
  • 3. Cut the flaky crescent rolls into 1" slices.
  • 4. In a large bowl, combine egg and milk. Add seasoning of choice.
  • 5. Spray a large 9×13" casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. 
  • 6. Layer the croissants on the bottom of the pan and top with the sausage mixture, egg mixture and cheese.  
  • 7. Give the entire casserole a stir to make sure that all of the bread is coated in the egg mixture and the sausage and cheese is evenly distributed in the baking dish.
  • 8. Bake for 40 – 45 minutes, until the center is firm, cooked through and the croissants are golden brown.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 319mg | Sodium: 850mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g
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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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