Sausage, Egg & Cheese Crescent Rolls

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Tonight was another night of breakfast for dinner! My husband was especially happy with this recipe. My daughter also loved it.

I waited until she was done eating to tell her I used turkey sausage. She had no clue. Parent win!!

I found my inspiration for this on Pillsbury’s website. The recipe they posted was 7 Freestyle points.

I knew I could lighten it up. I used light crescent rolls, turkey sausage and reduced fat cheddar cheese.

The original recipe called for regular crescent rolls, sausage links and cheddar cheese.

That brought it down to 5 Freestyle points.

Sausage, Egg & Cheese Crescent Rolls

  • Servings: 8
  • Difficulty: average
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Yield: 8 filled crescent rolls (1 crescent roll = 5 Freestyle points)

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (8 oz.) Pillsbury reduced fat crescent rolls
  • 8 fully cooked breakfast turkey sausage links (I used Jennie-O)
  • 4 slices reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat the eggs in a small bowl, reserving 1 tablespoon to brush on the crescent rolls. Scramble and cook the rest of the eggs.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Unroll the dough and separate into 8 triangles. Lay it flat on the baking sheet.
  4. Cut the 4 cheese slices in half. Place one half on each triangle. Add a spoonful of scrambled eggs and one sausage link. Carefully roll up the crescent dough, I started with the big end by rolling it over once, then I wrapped the small end around.
  5. Brush the reserved egg on each crescent roll. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Bake 14-17 minutes or until golden brown

I always have the hardest time rolling up crescent rolls. I feel like they never look right.

That’s ok though, these taste so good it doesn’t matter what they look like!

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