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Sausage Egg and Cheese Pastry Cups

Whip up a half dozen of these sausage, egg, and cheese pastry cups for breakfast or brunch!


I am no stranger to puff pastry. With that said, I have to share this new idea I discovered!

In fact, I often look for it when I need to whip up a quick dessert for a party or holiday. I enjoy using puff pastry to make strawberry and whipped cream treats for a refreshing summer dessert, and I've enjoyed baking cran-apple crispy pastry braids for holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

Not too long ago I saw these Egg, Bacon, and Ricotta Breakfast Cups my friend Chrisy from Homemade Hooplah made (click here to see her original recipe and idea on her blog), and I was inspired to try my own spin on it!

Since trying this technique I found on Chrisy's blog, I've begun experimenting with less sweet and more savory ingredients than I have baked with puff pastry in the past. These sausage, egg, and cheese pastry cups are a perfect example of that--breakfast sausage patties topped with melted cheese and a baked egg, wrapped in a warm and crispy pastry cup. So delicious! 







Sausage Egg and Cheese Pastry Cups

Ingredients: 
  • 1 sheet of puff pastry, thawed
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 sausage patties
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of hot sauce (optional)
Directions: 
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees (F). 
  2. Lay the puff pastry out on a clean surface such as a countertop or cutting board. 
  3. Cut the pastry sheet into six squares.
  4. Spray a 6 muffin pan with non-stick cooking oil. 
  5. Gently stretch each pastry square to make it just a little bit bigger, and place them into the muffin pan. 
  6. Stretch each puff pastry square as needed to ensure most of the inside of the muffin pan is covered. 
  7. Fill each cup with sausage, top it with shredded cheese, and crack an egg on top. 
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. 
  9. Bake the pastry cups in the oven at 350 degrees (F) for 25-30 minutes, or until the egg is fully cooked.
  10. Remove the muffin pan from the oven and serve the pastry cups immediately. Enjoy!
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18 comments :

  1. i love how simple these look to make.

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  2. These look so tasty, and easy to make! They'd be great for a grab and go breakfast!

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  3. These are gorgeous! They would be perfect for brunch!

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  4. Oh my gosh, this sounds so amazing! I am going to have to make this for brunch this weekend! Thank you for such a great recipe!

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  5. This I'm adding to my breakfast list. Yummy AND pretty!

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  6. OMG yum!!! Anything with puff pastry is a winner in my book!

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  7. These look a great breakfast item :)

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  8. These sound fantastic for breakfast or even for appetizers! Yum!

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  9. Yum! I love breakfast. These look amazing!

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  10. *drool* those look incredible! And the step-by-step instructions are fantastic. I need to keep puff pastry around the house - so useful and versatile for dishes like this one. Thanks for sharing!

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  11. These look really good and are making me hungry! Pinning for later!

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  12. These look so good, and they combine some of my favorite ingredients! I need to make some of these to take with me for breakfast in the morning 🍳

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  13. those look yummy. sausage and egg makes anything better

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  14. These are so cute! I love mini food!

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  15. This looks super yummy! I use the sheets regularly and they are great to have on hand for last minute guests.

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  16. Wow! These darling Sausage-Egg-and-Cheese Puff Pastries look absolutely delicious. And they're so festive! I'd love to whip up a few batches of these for my family's Father's Day Brunch. I'm always excited to discover beautiful new recipes like yours. :-)

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  17. I'm looking at my breakfast smoothie wishing it was this puffy pastry... :(

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