Sausage Crescent Bake - The Southern Lady Cooks

Make this sausage crescent bake for any holiday breakfast or just anytime you want a delicious breakfast meal for your family.  This dish is very versatile in that you can use different meats, cheeses, and spices. Sausage crescent bake is so simple to prepare. It keeps well in the refrigerator and can be reheated in the microwave or oven.  We love it with our morning coffee.  You might also like our crescent roll coffee cake recipe.

Ingredients Needed for Sausage Crescent Bake:

Pork sausage

Chopped onion

Diced green chiles, drained (optional)


Black pepper

Garlic powder

Cream cheese

Original Crescent Rolls

Shredded cheddar cheese

Recipe Notes: This recipe is versatile in that you can use any kind of cheese or meat that your family enjoys. Add in any spices you like as well. I sprinkled the top of the crescent rolls with garlic powder, little salt and pepper.

Recipe Comments: “Wow this is delicious! I just made this for Christmas brunch today and we all loved it.”-Karen Becker

“Just made this for dinner tonight and it was soooooo good! My husband also enjoyed it!”-Melanie

If you like this recipe you may want to try our crescent ham rolls. They are always a huge hit when I serve them.

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Sausage Crescent Bake - The Southern Lady Cooks

Sausage Crescent Bake - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Sausage Crescent Bake

The Southern Lady Cooks
This easy Sausage Crescent Bake is the perfect way to start the day!
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 20


  • 1 pound pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chiles, drained (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 2 8 ounce packages original crescent rolls
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Fry sausage, onion, green chiles, salt, pepper and garlic powder in a skillet on top of the stove. Drain if needed.
  • Add cream cheese and cook until melted.  Spread one can of the crescent rolls in the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish sprayed with cooking spray and crimping openings in dough together to make a flat bottom. Add sausage and creamed mixture on top.  Sprinkle on shredded cheddar cheese.  Spread the other can of crescent rolls on top crimping edges together.
  • Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 20 minutes or until top is nicely browned.  Slice into pieces with a knife or use a pizza cutter to slice.  I made about 20 pieces but I sliced some larger than others
Keyword breakfast, crescent roll, Sausage Crescent Bake
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