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Recipe courtesy of Jimmy Dean

Sausage and Apple Breakfast Casserole

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 45 min
  • Yield: Serves: 12
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Toss the apples with sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  2. Beat the eggs, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add the bread cubes, sausage, the apple mixture and 1 1/2 cups cheese; stir gently until evenly coated.
  3. Spoon into a lightly greased 13-inch by 9-inch baking dish; top with the remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into 12 squares to serve.

Cook’s Note

Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole: Assemble the casserole as directed. Refrigerate overnight. When ready to serve, uncover the casserole and bake 50 to 55 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

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