Sausage Apple Cheddar Brunch Braid
Sausage Apple Cheddar Brunch Braid is a breakfast filling wrapped up in a crescent dough and baked. It is so easy to make and adds a special touch to your brunch table.
The Pillsbury Bake-off Contest is taking entries right now, and thousands of home cooks are busy creating and testing recipes. I was one of the lucky people that did get to experience this amazing event. I was a finalist 3 times, and will never forget all of the wonderful memories I have. A person is not permitted to go to the Bake-off more than 3 times in your life, and so I am no longer eligible to enter.
This recipe may have been one I would have entered, if I was still eligible. My family loves anything wrapped up in a crescent dough sheet.
The ingredients in this braid are so perfect together.
In a skillet, combine the cooked sausage, eggs, onions, peppers, and apples. Set aside to cool.
Unroll the crescent dough sheet onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Arrange the cooled filling down the center.
Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese.
Using a pastry wheel, or knife, cut 1-inch strips down both edges to within about a half an inch of the filling.
Cover the filling by criss-crossing the dough strips over the filling. Press edges down.
This does not have to be perfect! The breakfast braid is nice when it has a rustic look.
Bake until crust is a light golden brown.
Sprinkle more cheese.
Transfer to a serving platter or cut and serve on a cutting board.
This post is not sponsored, but 100% my opinions. I hope that any home cooks out there will go the Pillsbury web site, read the rules, and enter this contest.
If you are lucky enough to be chosen as a finalist, you will never regret it. Hope you get to meet the Doughboy!!
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