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Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole

Bring comfort and joy to your family with this Christmas breakfast casserole recipe. For simplicity, you can make it the night before, refrigerate it, and bakeShow more

Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 9 hours

Cook time: 60 minutes

Servings: 6 to 8


  • 8 thick slices country white bread, buttered and cubed
  • 1 lb loose pork breakfast sausage
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup yellow shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 7 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • Paula Deen's Hot Sauce


Prepare an 8×8 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the loose pork breakfast sausage, using a wooden spoon break up the sausage into crumble sized pieces, cook until browned, about 5-10 minutes. Fold in chopped sage after cooked.

Meanwhile; Into the prepared baking dish, add the buttered and cubed bread, Sprinkle the sausage over the bread, make sure to distribute evenly, then sprinkle with cheese.

In a medium bowl, add eggs, milk, cayenne, dry mustard, salt and pepper to taste; whisk together. Pour over the bread, sausage and cheese.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

The next morning…Preheat the oven to 350º. Bake for 1 hour, or until bubbly and hot. Serve hot.

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