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Big Pine French Toast

 Big Pine French Toast
I love serving this breakfast on Christmas morning. Add a rising-sun orange slice and herb-garnish grass to this hearty hardwood and enjoy a taste of the great outdoors.—Jan McCormick, Rosemount, Minnesota
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 cups eggnog
  • 8 slices day-old bread
  • 8 Johnsonville® Smoked Sausage
  • Green colored sugar
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • 4 orange slices and fresh herbs, optional


  • Pour eggnog into a shallow bowl; dip both sides of bread in eggnog.
  • In a nonstick skillet, toast bread over medium heat for 2 minutes on
  • each side or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in another skillet,
  • brown the sausage.
  • Cut French toast diagonally; place four slices, overlapping slightly,
  • on each serving plate for the tree. Place two sausages at the bottom
  • for the trunk. Sprinkle with sugars. Add an orange slice for the sun
  • and herbs for grass if desired. Yield: 4 servings.