Pillsbury Crescent Rolls Make an Easy Breakfast Dinner

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School has started and so have the more strict routine. Dinner needs to be a certain time, bath at a certain time and bedtime, so important now that school has started. We usually eat the same meals over and over but I’ve been venturing outside our box for some new quick and easy meals. I even used my crock pot for the first time in a year! That is one goal – using it more often.

I want to make easy and kid friendly meals that make my family say, “Wow”.  One way to do this is by using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. There are so many different recipes to try. I was browsing online for some my family would enjoy. I came with at least a dozen recipes I would love to try but will start off with what I hope my family will like the best. One of our favorite dinners is breakfast. So I tried Crescent Breakfast Casserole.

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4.8 from 5 reviews
Crescent Breakfast Casserole
Recipe type: Dinner or Breakfast!
 
Ingredients
  • 8 oz. Crescent rolls
  • 8-10 slices of bacon, crumbled or sausage
  • 6-8 eggs
  • 2 cups shredded cheese (jack, cheddar, colby, whichever you like)
  • 2-3 tbsp. milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and prepare either 13x9 or 11x9 baking dish with cooking spray. (use about 6 eggs for the smaller pan and about 8 for the larger pan)
  2. Line the dish with unrolled crescent rolls, letting it come up the sides a bit. Press the seams together.
  3. Layer the crumbled bacon or sausage and cheese over the crescent rolls. Beat eggs with milk, salt and pepper and pour over bacon and cheese.
  4. Bake about 25-30 minutes or until center is set. Let cool for a few minutes, then serve.

I got the above recipe online. After making it I would recommend adding more meat. Maybe bacon and sausage and less cheese. Unless your family loves cheese. Mine likes it not loves it. I used 6 eggs and next time I will use 8 even with the smaller dish.

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Over all everyone liked it. But I look forward to making it again with the added ingredients.  I love how the Pillsbury Crescent rolls added that extra buttery flavor! I ate the leftovers for breakfast – yumm!

What have you made with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls lately?

 

Want a winning weeknight dinner the family will enjoy, make Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. Get Recipes at www.Pillsbury.com

 

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by General Mills via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of General Mills.

 

 

 

Anne

I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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Comments

  1. that looks so delicious and best of all easy to make!

  2. What a great idea, can’t get enough quick meal ideas for school nights.

  3. I use crescent rolls for so many recipes when I need a quick, sort of ‘homemade’ dinner!

  4. you had me at bacon. lol 🙂

  5. Yeah, I would add more meat, too. But since my husband and son love lots of cheese, I’ll keep that the same. I bet it would be good with a little green peppers and onions, too. 🙂

  6. Oh this looks delicious! I use these rolls all the time!

  7. I love crescent rolls. I used to make this one appetizer with chicken and Parmesan, green onions, cream cheese and shredded chicken. Roll it in the roll and cook. So good.

  8. love the buttery flavor of crescant rolls and I have to try your recipe

  9. Love Pillsbury crescent roll, will have to give this recipe a try and as suggested I will definitely add more meat – thanks for sharing.

  10. MMM….crescent rolls!! Yummy!! and so simple and quick, awesome for the busy parent and way healthier than takeout meals.

  11. Ooh yum! Thanks for the recipe this looks awesome.

  12. That looks delicious. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

  13. Love this! this can be an afternoon snack for the kids or myself

  14. Mmmm… looks delicious. Totally gonna try this with my kids and hubby. 🙂

  15. This looks great, yummy and easy my favorite part!