Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole

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The weather in MN has been extremely hot.  However, today it got into the 80s to where I could turn on the oven to cook dinner.  I came across this casserole on Facebook.  Since we LOVE having breakfast for dinner (Brinner) I knew this was going to be the next on my list once it semi cooled down.

I try to watch what I eat.  I do.  And I rarely eat out.  Once a week is not that bad!!  I eat my cheerios for breakfast, I eat my salad for lunch, I eat my exercise bar for snack.  I drink water all day.  So when I decide to have bacon and eggs for dinner, I only semi feel bad about it!!

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And I know that this is something that I can get away with in my house without anyone complaining that I’ve made something gross!!

I always say that I plan my menu.  And I sit and agonize over that menu sometimes way longer than needed.  Taco nights, there is usually a sandwich being made.  Doesn’t bother me much, since I love them..more taco meat for me!!!  Sloppy Joe night.. well I’m trying to come up with a new recipe.  And I can almost guarantee that this will not be okay!  But try and you might like it.  I say that for a lot of things.  How do you expect to open yourself up to new adventures if you aren’t willing to try new things in life!!!!  It’s not like I’m asking anyone to eat clams for dinner.  Though I’m willing to try!!

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Back to brinner.  We have school coming up next week and Brooklyn is due for a hair cut (a trim in her words), so I needed something quick tonight.  I doubled up the recipe (except for the rolls) and stuck this in the oven.  This was super easy to make and in the oven in a matter of minutes.

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I top mine with a bit of Franks Hot sauce (can’t have eggs without it), grab the bacon and off we go for a dinner that no one will complain about!  This was really good.  I’ll make this again soon!!

Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Author: Patricia
Ingredients
  • Can Flaky Grands
  • Bag shredded cheddar
  • 1 cup milk
  • Cubed ham or ground cooked sausage
  • 10 eggs
  • S&P
  • Garlic
  • Franks Hot Sauce (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients and mix saving biscuits for last. Cut biscuits into fours and carefully mix in. Transfer to roomy casserole dish that has been oiled. Cook 25 at 350. You can’t mess this up and it comes out looking JUST like picture. Serve for breakfast or dinner w small salad.

 

Have a great Labor Day weekend and Happy Back To School for those of you that have kids on their way.

Enjoy!

Patricia – Two Girls Cooking 😉

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Facebook – only I don’t have the site that created it!!  (sorry)

Baked Pancakes

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We love, love having breakfast for dinner.  Brinner as I heard it called before!!!  So I happened to find a baked pancake recipe.

I always find recipes that use those heavy cast iron skillets that my grandma used to fry her chicken in, but I didn’t have one.  Now I do thanks to this recipe.  I finally went and got one!!

As you can see from Brooklyn’s thumbs up, she liked them.  Because the ingredients didn’t have much flavor to it, I decided to do two things.  I added a bit of cinnamon to the ingredients and I also used a box (gasp, I know) of pancake mix just in case.  As a back up plan.  We can’t have hungry kids here you know!

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Here is the skillet baked pancake topped with some powdered sugar.

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Here’s Khali’s approval.

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And since this is actually going into his mouth, he approved as well!!

Now I made the second baked one in a 9×3 baking dish.

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Those were pretty good.  I added some syrup and powdered sugar as well.  But they could have been eaten by themselves!  Either way, both the skillet and the pan were gone by the end of dinner!  To me that equals success.

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These were very light.  Next time I may add some fruit to it.  I didn’t this time because I wasn’t sure if it would still rise the way it should.  Good dinner.  Or brinner shall I say!!

Ingredients

2 cups pancake mix (I used blueberry)

1 1/2 cups of milk

1 egg

2 tbs cooking oil

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a medium mixing bowl stir together pancake mix, milk, egg, cooking oil & cinnamon. (batter will have small lumps)
  • Stir in the blueberries, chocolate chips or bacon if desired. Pour into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake about 10 minutes or until done. Cut into squares and serve with butter & syrup/powder sugar.

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Ingredients:
2 eggs
½ cup milk (2% and whole both work well)
½ cup flour
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
3 tablespoons butter, cut into a few pieces

Directions

Heat the oven to 425, then put the pan in to heat while you prepare the batter. A 10- or 12-inch oven-proof skillet is ideal, but you could use a comparably-sized baking dish.

Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl.  Then add the milk, flour, and salt.

By now your pan should be very hot. Add the butter to it by tossing it into the cracked oven door and letting it sit in there a couple of seconds, then remove the pan from the oven and swirl it so that the butter is melted and sizzling wildly. You need to do all this quite quickly because you don’t want the oven to lose its heat, you don’t want the pan to cool off, and you don’t want the butter to burn. Now pour the batter into the buttery pan and return it the oven. Set your timer for 15 minutes and check to see if it’s puffed and brown.  Mine wasn’t quite so puffed but it was a golden brown.

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Happy Brinner cooking!

Two Girls Cooking – Patricia 😉

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