Easy Breakfast Ideas with Pecan Caramel French Toast Casserole

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Woo it is getting chilly out there!  This time of year I crave warm easy breakfast ideas, like cinnamon rolls, sweet rolls, casseroles, all that good stuff to warm you up on a cold morning.

While I love a hot comforting breakfast I do not love getting out of my warm cocoon of blankets early to make a big ol’ breakfast.  That is why I love taking shortcuts in the kitchen to create amazing meals in half the time.

Today I am going to show you a great recipe that is perfect in the morning with some fluffy eggs and fresh fruit.

Nothing is more comforting and delicious than sweet rolls and who doesn’t love french toast?  Today I am going to put both of them together in one easy peasy yummy dish Pecan Caramel French Toast Casserole.

I love making this casserole in little individual mason jars with a skewer of sausage, because dipping your sausage in that sweet sticky glaze is heaven on Earth!

When I am at Walmart I always make sure to grab lots of Pepperidge Farm Sweet Rolls, they are fabulous in this recipe and amazing on their own if you just want to pop them in the oven for a quick warm sticky roll in the morning.  I used their Pecan Caramel Sweet Roll in this recipe but I also love their Apple Cinnamon Sweet Roll and it will work perfectly in this recipe as well.   When you are picking up your rolls don’t forget to head over and grab some 100% Florida Orange Juice to go along with this warm breakfast.  To make it even better keep your eye out for a $1 off coupon when buying Florida Orange Juice and Pepperidge Farm Sweet Rolls.

Pepperidge Farm and 100 Florida Orange Juice #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBias

Now onto this yumminess!

First you just cut up your sweet rolls and pile them lightly greased mini mason jars (I used wide mouth 4 oz jars) or you can just make one 8×8 dish of this bake.

Cut up sweet rolls #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBiasFrench Toast Casserole In Mini Mason Jars #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBias

Now pour on the liquid ingredients.

Pour in egg mixture #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBias

Bake 10 minutes then add the caramel glaze and pecans.

Top With Glaze #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBias

Bake another 10 minutes and remove from oven.

Yummy Sweet Roll French Toast Casserole #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBias

Another drizzle of syrup and you are good to go!

Wait!  Don’t forget to add your little sausage skewer, yum!

French Toast Casserole #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBias

How cute and delicious are these?!

These make the perfect sweet bite to serve with breakfast!

Speaking of sweet you can take that 100% Florida Orange Juice and make these amazing Orange Raspberry Smoothies.  We love these smoothies and with all that frozen fruit, yogurt and juice they make for a vitamin packed treat my kids love, plus it is so pretty!!  Just make your favorite orange smoothie and your favorite raspberry smoothie and layer them in a tall glass.

Orange Raspberry Smoothie #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBias

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Pecan Caramel French Toast Casserole and Orange Raspberry Smoothies
 
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Ingredients
  • Pecan Caramel French Toast Casserole
  • 1 can Pepperidge Farm Pecan Caramel Sweet Rolls
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • syrup
Instructions
  1. Pecan Caramel French Toast Casserole
  2. Preheat oven to 350
  3. Cut each of the 4 sweet rolls into 8 pieces and place in lightly greased mini mason jars (or a 8x8 square baking dish)
  4. Beat the eggs and milk together and pour ¾ of the way up the jars.
  5. Place jars on cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and top with packaged caramel sauce and pecans that came with rolls.
  7. Place back in oven and continue baking another 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven, drizzle with a little syrup.
  9. Skewer a few sausages and stick into casseroles and serve!

So the next time you wake up wanting a warm breakfast you know you can stay under those blankets a little longer because you can whip up these Pecan Caramel French Toast Casserole in no time thanks to Pepperidge Farm Sweet Rolls!

What is your favorite warm breakfast?


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    Patty Gale says:
    January 24, 2015

    Oh my word! Those look absolutely amazing! They look like you’ve spend hours in the kitchen. Thanks so much for sharing this. Visiting from SITS Saturday Sharefest. Hope you have an amazing weekend!

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    Stephanie says:
    January 24, 2015

    Oh my gosh this looks amazing! I have got to make this for my family!!

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    Kate says:
    January 25, 2015

    These look so tasty! Wouldn’t mind them for breakfast at all. Pinned so I can give them a go.

    Over from Nifty Thrifty Sunday

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    Carole says:
    January 25, 2015

    Genius! Pinning to Pinterest!

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    Sarah R. says:
    January 26, 2015

    HOLY MOLY, I need one of these ASAP!!! SO delicious sounding. Thanks for linking up to Snickerdoodle Sunday- hope to see you again this Saturday at 5:00 ET with your latest makes!

    Sarah (Sadie Seasongoods)

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    Grace says:
    January 28, 2015

    Just stumbled across your blog from the Brag About It linky party. So glad I did! Your food pictures and recipes have me salivating! Would love for you to stop by my baking blog to say hello x

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    Elizabeth says:
    January 29, 2015

    I can’t wait to try these! Found you on the Tutorials and Tips link party!

  8. avatar
    Elizabeth says:
    January 29, 2015

    Parish! These are so decadent and beautiful! What a darling idea! Pinned and thank you for coming and sharing at Snickerdoodle Sunday! Hope to see you again!

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      Elizabeth says:
      January 29, 2015

      PS, typing so quickly I forgot two r’s. Thank you Parrish!

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    Mireille says:
    January 29, 2015

    OMG – what a decadent breakfast

  10. avatar
    January 29, 2015

    This sounds like the most delicious french toast ever! If you had a spare moment, I would be delighted if you’d drop this (and anything else you’d like to share) by at the #PureBlogLove anything goes link party! You can find me here: http://picnicnz.blogspot.co.nz/

  11. avatar
    Bev says:
    January 30, 2015

    Yum, these look delicious! Stopping by from the SITS linkup.

  12. avatar
    Stephanie says:
    January 30, 2015

    Oh My Gosh
    You are not kidding about the sausage in that sweet goes stuff! Heaven!
    I can’t wait to make this.
    Stephanie

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    Ginger says:
    January 30, 2015

    Oh my goodness – I am drooling!! I can practically taste them now. These would make an amazing special occasion breakfast. I’m featuring you tomorrow at Show Me Saturday. Thanks for linking up.

  14. Wow! This looks so fabulous. Chopping up the pecan rolls reminds me of making monkey bread, which is just about the best, homiest memory of baking as a child that I can think of!

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    February 5, 2015

    Wow!!! These look amazing. Thanks for sharing on Weekend Bites, you’ve been featured :)

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