Thursday, December 22, 2011

Biscuit Breakfast

My hubby loves biscuits for breakfast. 
Every time we go home to Little Rock or his Momma comes to visit he makes his request:  Biscuits and Gravy for breakfast.  Grammie doesn't have a recipe... She just makes the same biscuits and gravy she has always made and her Mom, Granny, makes too (I refuse to comment on whose are better:)  I have developed the same admiration for Grammie's biscuits and gravy that my husband has... it is an ar,t and the woman has mastered it!  My point:  I am not competing.  I think sometimes you have to appreciate perfection and find your own thing.  So we request our favorites when we go to visit and I try new stuff to hold the Hubby over until his next trip home!  This was one attempt... and it worked!  We all loved it!  We adapted the original recipe a little adding bacon and green onions.... Why not?

So here is the recipe... it would be a great Christmas Morning fix!  Easy, filling, and Yummy! 

Biscuit Breakfast Casserole

adapted from Plain Chicken

Printable Version

1 lb breakfast sausage (you can buy precooked sausage crumbles)
crumbled bacon (you can buy pre cooked bacon pieces)
7 eggs
1 cup milk
1 cup heavy cream
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
8 frozen buttermilk biscuits, slightly thawed, halved
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
green onions

Preheat oven to 375. Lightly spray a 7x11-inch dish with cooking spray.

Brown sausage in pan, breaking into chunks. Drain fat. (or just sprinkle pre cooked sausage)
Cook bacon in pan and crumble. (or sprinkle pre cooked bacon pieces)
**we use these cheats a lot to make things nice and easy**

Whisk together eggs, milk, cream, salt and pepper in a large measuring cup. Set aside.

Slice each biscuit in half with serrated knife (they need to be a little thawed, but not much for this step). Place biscuit bottoms in baking dish. Sprinkle half of cooked sausage and bacon over biscuits and top with half of the cheese. Place remaining biscuits on top of cheese and cover with remaining sausage. Pour egg mixture over biscuits. (Can cover and refrigerate at this point)

Bake 30 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese and green onions over casserole and bake until eggs are set, about 20 minutes (check middle biscuits are not doughy). Let casserole stand 10 minutes before serving.
The Mom


  1. baking this right now....i'll update on how they turn out :)

  2. just finished it. turned out great but kinda dry....making some gravy to drizzle on top. mmmmmm