Friday, March 14, 2008

Breakfast Favorites

My cousin Stacey sent me these recipes, and although I haven't tried them, her family has and they are their absolute favorites.

Breakfast Pizza

1 package (12oz.) Breakfast Sausage links
1 package refrigerated crescent rolls
1 cup thawed hash brown potatoes
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
4 eggs
¼ c. milk
¼ tsp. dried basil
dash of cayenne pepper
½ c. grated parmesan cheese

Cook sausage until no longer pink, and slice into coin size pieces.

Unroll crescent roll dough, separate into 8 triangles

Arrange on an ungreased 12 inch. Pizza pan, placing the points into the center.
Press seams together and press over the bottom and up the sides of pan to form a crust.

Top with hashbrowns sausage and cheddar cheese

Combine the eggs, milk and spices, pour over cheese.

Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

8 servings

Overnight French Toast

This is a simple one, but a favorite on a cool fall Sunday morning…..Enjoy!

A- 3-5 cooking apples ( I use green granny smith) peeled and diced
B- 1 c. brown sugar
C- 1 cube of butter (don’t use margarine)
D- 1/3 c. karo syrup
E- 1 Tbsp. of tapioca (or flour if tapioca isn’t available)
F- loaf of good and fresh French Bread (or I use Texas Toast)
G- 1 c. milk
H- 4 eggs

In the microwave cook B-D one minute at a time. Stirring in between minutes until very well melted, and combined. Usually takes 3 or 4 minutes to make a good thick syrup..

Pour out into a 9x13 pan

Spread apples out evenly over syrup and sprinkle tapioca/flour over them.

Cut bread into thick slices and dip into mixture of egg and milk well whipped.

Layer soaked bread over apples like fallen dominoes.

Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Bake at 375 uncovered for 30-45 minutes until golden brown. I sometimes cook with the foil on for half the time, and then take it off for the last half to keep the bread softer, not so crusty.



Nancy said...

This sounds so YUMMY! We have a traditional waffle breakfast every Saturday, but it would be fun to try some new things. I have been working on my recipes lately and am really excited about cooking. I will have to share some good ones with you.

Casey's trio said...

I am so excited that you started this new blog! The breakfast pizza sounds yummy:)

Kristin said...

I tried this one, it was our Easter breakfast. Everyone said they really loved it, but no one wanted seconds, or would eat the leftovers. What does that mean?! I thought it was delish, and so nice to be able to just whip it out of the fridge in the morning and stick it in while we got ready for church.