Sausage & Cream Cheese Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole – All of my favorite breakfast foods in one easy casserole! Hash browns, sausage, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, eggs, milk, garlic, onion, salt, and pepper. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze for later. Can split between two pans and bake one and freeze one for later. This breakfast casserole is great for breakfast, lunch, great for brunch, potlucks, tailgating, and any upcoming holiday breakfasts! SO GOOD!
I love the flavor combination of sausage and cream cheese. I am always looking for new ways to incorporate it into my favorite dishes. I tried it in this hashbrown breakfast casserole and the results were AMAZING! OMG! SO good!!!! You can make this casserole ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze for later. You can even split it between to pans and cook one now and save one for later.
- 2 lb hot breakfast sausage
- 2 (8-oz) packages cream cheese, room temperature
- 1 (30-32oz) bag frozen shredded hash browns
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ tsp pepper
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp onion powder
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 8 eggs
- 2 cups milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large skillet, cook sausage until no longer pink. Drain fat.
Stir together cooked sausage and cream cheese. Set aside.
Add hash browns to skillet and cook until lightly brown. Place hash browns in bottom of lightly greased 9×13-inch pan. Top with sausage/cream cheese mixture and shredded cheddar cheese.
Whisk together eggs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and milk. Pour over hash brown mixture.
**Cover and refrigerate at this point if baking later.**
Bake, uncovered, for 40 to 50 minutes.