Best Breakfast Casserole Ever!

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

So quick and easy to make. A hit with everyone and makes great leftovers. I found this online somewhere years ago. I wanted something that didn't have to sit over night and I don't like the soggy bread in most casseroles. Once I found this, I never looked back. You can spice it up with veggies or whatever you want but below is the basic recipe I found.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 Pillsbury Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls (pillsbury sells sheets of dough now too. They work perfect)
  • 10 -12 eggs (depending on size)
  • 4 cups cheese (shredded, I use colby jack, but originally it called for 2 cups mozz and 2 cups cheddar.)
  • 1 -2 lb pork sausage


  1. spray 9x13 baking dish with pam.
  2. preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. roll out 1 can of crescent rolls on bottom of pan.
  4. cook sausage in skillet, drain and spread over crescent rolls in pan.
  5. beat all eggs with a touch of milk.
  6. add 4 cups of cheese to egg mixture - this gets hard to stir, I find a wooden spoon works best.
  7. pour egg/cheese mixture over sausage.
  8. bake in oven uncovered for 30-45 minutes depending on your oven, it can look done and the middle might be runny so check with a toothpick.
Most Helpful

We'd invited a couple over for a late breakfast the other day & this casserole (although I cut the recipe in half) was on the table in no time! I did use a minimum amount of mild Italian sausage along with just 4 large eggs, & my usual colby-jack cheese! Very, very nice & something I'll be making again, for sure! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this Spring's Pick A Chef event]

Sydney Mike March 16, 2011

No Flavor. I spent abut $24 to make this dish for a breakfast-at-work day. Any dish the that has pre-made crescent rolls runs into the risk of food tasting like a pizza made by a five year old. (No disrespect to five year olds.) I did mess up on my own... I used pre-shredded cheese. Prepackaged shredded cheese comes coated with a non-stick-to-itself coating that may of made the mix too dry. ( I added 5 more eggs to moisten the mix~ maybe I should have used milk?) Also , I read a review that said, "When using a gas oven~ reduce the temperature by 15 degrees". I cooked it 45 minutes trying to get a darker melt on the cheese. By that time the the crescent roll base had turn dark brown. Should I have not cooked in in a pyrex dish?<br/> I used free-range eggs, Pillsbury Crescent rolls, Harris Teeter cheese, Jimmy Dean pork sausage , all good ingredients...yet the dish lacked flavor. Next time I make something with fresh vegetables and spices.

Mary Ann D. August 28, 2013