Crescent Breakfast Casserole

This is by far my favorite breakfast casserole.  It's like a big buttery breakfast sandwich...mmm...

Crescent Breakfast Casserole

1 lb roll pork sausage
2 cans refrigerated crescent rolls
4 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
pinch pepper
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup jack cheese, shredded
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 Tbl sesame seeds

Preheat oven to 375° F
In a pan cook pork until crumbled and no longer pink
Remove sausage from pan and drain on a plate with paper towels
In a medium size bowl whisk eggs with salt and pepper
Add sausage into egg mixture
Grease a 9x13 baking dish
Press one roll of crescents into bottom of dish pinching closed any cut seams
Pour sausage and egg mixture over crescent
Put in the oven for 10 minutes
Remove from oven and sprinkle cheeses on top
Place second roll of crescents on top, again pinching closed any cut seams
Spread melted butter over the top crescents and sprinkle with sesame seeds
Bake for 10 more minutes until golden brown


Anonymous said…
I made this on Sunday for a banquet for my sorority and it was absolutely delicious! My roommates and sisters raved about it. It tasted almost just like McDonald's sausage and egg biscuit. The only thing I would do differently next time is cut back on the butter (or maybe water until it came out of the oven to pour it on). It made the crescent rolls too doughy and I had to cook the casserole longer than I would have liked to make sure the top crust got cooked completely. Otherwise, it was terrific and I will definitely be making again!
Marsha Dean said…
I think to add a few hash browns and maybe peppers and onions would be good on this too. I have seen breakfast pizzas similar to this.
Anonymous said…
Yes--deliicious but cut back on the butter (maybe half as much).
Anonymous said…
I made this morning with a few changes. I used maple sausage(what I had on hand) and pepper jack along with the cheddar cheese. I used about half the butter and cooked 4-5 minutes longer. I omitted the sesame seeds. It was a hit with my family.
Anonymous said…
This morning I attempted this. The egg was completely runny as soon as I cut into it, and the underside of the top crescent roll dough was not even close to being done.

Not sure what I did wrong, but it was a waste of ingredients :(
Amanda Price said…
So sorry it didn't turn out for you!
Dave Richert said…
I have made this twice. The first time by directions, but 10 min & 10 min is not long enough. I added another 10 min & it come out great! Second time I added japs, onions and Canadian bacon. Oh & lots more cheese. I agree with less butter!
Momma Mandi said…
This looks delicious! Can't wait to try it!
Jennifer said…
This is the easiest and best delicious breakfast you can make :) I make it for my ladies Sunday School class all the time. I think next time I may add some other ingredients just for fun!

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