Slow Cooker Sausage & Waffle Bake Recipe

Slow Cooker Sausage & Waffle Bake Recipe
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Slow Cooker Sausage & Waffle Bake Recipe

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Here's an easy dish guaranteed to create excitement at the breakfast table! Nothing is missing from this sweet and savory combination. It's so wrong, it's right! —Courtney Lentz, Boston, Massachusetts
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds bulk spicy breakfast pork sausage
  • 1 tablespoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1 package (12.3 ounces) frozen waffles, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Additional maple syrup

Directions

Fold two 18-in.-long pieces of foil into two 18x4-in. strips. Line perimeter of a 5-qt. slow cooker with foil strips; spray with cooking spray.
In a large skillet, cook and crumble sausage over medium heat; drain. Add sage and fennel.
Place waffles in slow cooker; top with sausage. In a bowl, mix eggs, cream, syrup and seasonings. Pour over sausage and waffles. Top with cheese. Cook, covered, on low until set, 5-6 hours. Remove insert and let stand, uncovered, 15 minutes. Serve with additional maple syrup. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Sausage & Waffle Bake in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2017, p58

  • 2 pounds bulk spicy breakfast pork sausage
  • 1 tablespoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1 package (12.3 ounces) frozen waffles, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Additional maple syrup
  1. Fold two 18-in.-long pieces of foil into two 18x4-in. strips. Line perimeter of a 5-qt. slow cooker with foil strips; spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet, cook and crumble sausage over medium heat; drain. Add sage and fennel.
  3. Place waffles in slow cooker; top with sausage. In a bowl, mix eggs, cream, syrup and seasonings. Pour over sausage and waffles. Top with cheese. Cook, covered, on low until set, 5-6 hours. Remove insert and let stand, uncovered, 15 minutes. Serve with additional maple syrup. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Sausage & Waffle Bake in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2017, p58

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