Maple Breakfast Casserole
Rise and shine to a sweet and savory breakfast casserole made with Jimmy Dean® Maple Pork Sausage, eggs and cheese. Prepare the night before, and then pop in the oven for an easy morning.
1 package Maple Premium Pork Sausage
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 cups French bread cubes (¾-inch pieces)
2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, chopped
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
Preheat oven to 325°F. Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
Beat eggs, milk and vanilla in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add bread cubes, sausage, apple mixture and 1-½ cups cheese; stir gently until evenly coated.
Spoon into lightly greased 13x9-inch baking dish; top with remaining ½ cup cheese.
Bake 40-45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into 12 squares to serve.