Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A few yummy brunch recipes for today!

Spinach & Bacon Quiche
9 in. pie crust
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup half and half
1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
10-oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, half-and-half, flour and salt. Stir in spinach, onions, bacon, and cheeses. Pour mixture into pie crust. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes; reduce temperature to 325 degrees F and bake for 30 additional minutes. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Applesauce Puffs
2 cups Bisquick
1/2 cup sugar, divided
2 tsp. cinnamon, divided
1/2 cup applesauce
1/4 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
2 Tbsp. oil
2 Tbsp. butter, melted

Combine Bisquick, 1/4 cup sugar and one teaspoon cinnamon in a large mixing bowl; set aside. In a separate bowl, mix applesauce, milk, egg and oil and then pour into dry ingredients. Beat vigorously for 30 seconds. Line 24 muffin tin with paper muffin cups. Fill 2/3 full. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes. Cool in pan for several minutes. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Dip each puff in melted butter and then in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Makes 24.

Good Morning Pecan Casserole
8 oz. ground sausage
16-oz. loaf raisin-cinnamon bread, cut into cubes
6 eggs
1-1/2 cups milk
1-1/2 cups half and half
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 Tbsp. maple syrup

Crumble and brown sausage over medium heat in a skillet. Drain off fat. Coat a 9"x13" baking dish with cooking spray and place bread cubes in dish. Top evenly with sausage. In a large bowl, beat eggs, milk, half and half, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon together; pour over bread and sausage, pressing sausage and bread into egg mixture. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. In a medium mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, pecans, butter and syrup; drop by teaspoonfuls over casserole. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


  1. oooooo these sound good! esp the good morning casserole. just in time - my mom is coming to visit from Chicago!! and it's always nice to have something new to make for her!

  2. Thank you for sharing these recipes. They sound delicious.

  3. ohh have you seen the quiche recipe on my blog from just over a week ago? Homemade quiche is the best :D