Each Christmas we like to take time as a team and enjoy a nice meal as we kick off the holiday season and wrap up our final closings of the current year.  These are 2 of our favorite recipes to prepare for our team.  This blog was written because normally someone ask for the recipe so we thought we would share (-:

 

Crockpot Breakfast Casseroleclarity street realty xmas breakfast casserole

WHAT YOU NEED:

2 lbs. frozen, shredded hash browns
1 pkg. Sausage Browned, drained, crumbled
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese                                                      1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese                                                      1/2 cup (2 ounces) Parmesan cheese                                                                          6 green onions, sliced                                                                                                   12 eggs                                                                                                                              1/2 cup Half and half                                                                                                     1/2 cup milk                                                                                                                     1/2 teaspoon salt                                                                                                            1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

  1. Spray a 6 quart crockpot with cooking spray. Layer 1/2 of the hash browns on the bottom of crockpot. (I usually double this for a large crock pot
  2. Top with half of the sausage, the cheeses, and green onion. Repeat layering.
  3. Beat eggs, milk, half and half, salt, and pepper in large bowl with a wire whisk until well blended.
  4. Pour evenly over hash brown-sausage mixture.
  5. Cook on low setting for 8 hours or on high setting for 4 hours or until eggs are set

 

Praline French Toast

WHAT YOU NEED:Screen Shot 2015-12-22 at 1.34.17 PM

  • 1 loaf French bread (13 to 16 ounces)
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Praline Topping, recipe below should be prepared next morning

Praline Topping

  • ½ pound (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and blend well. Pour over French toast evenly before putting in the oven.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

  1. Melt 2 sticks of butter and pour into baking dish.
  2. Cut French bread in advance to dry out
  3. Dip each side of bread into the butter and begin placing in pan
  4. Cover and let sit in refrigerator over night

Next morning melt Praline ingredients and pour over French bread

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 min