Biscuits and gravy casserole that you can make the night before! Just throw it in the oven in the morning. Use canned biscuits but homemade gravy. It is perfect for Christmas breakfast!
For some reason Eric and the kids and I were talking about wishes the other day, and I asked Eric what his 3 wishes would be RIGHT NOW, 10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1.
What would you wish for? You only have 10 seconds to decide! GO!!
Here’s Eric’s list: the new Zelda game, new family car, and movie passes for life. (Zelda????? You learn a lot about someone in 10 seconds.)
He did it for me immediately after, and of course I was stupid and hadn’t been thinking of my list while I was counting down his, so I only had 10 seconds to think; number 1 was to get an interior decorator, 2 was a minivan, and 3 was world peace. (PUH-LEASE.)
We asked Charlotte and started counting down. She said, “I just want the whole world to be edible.”
WELL PLAYED, FOUR YEAR OLD. You win.
Well since we can’t munch on our chocolate pencils or snack on our cheese-flavored iPhones, I guess we’ll have to make real food.
You will not BELIEVE how good this overnight casserole is guys. My mom didn’t serve biscuits and gravy growing up, but I fell in love with the ones they served in my freshman college cafeteria. My brother Nate went to BYU with me, (Cannon Center, fellow alumni? :) and he and his roommates would go back every semester after finals and pay their 7 bucks or whatever it was just to treat themselves to biscuits and gravy. I’m jealous I never thought to do it.
I wanted to try a casserole version, even though I was quite dubious about how the texture would turn out. I mean, won’t the biscuits get soggy? Oh no. It’s perfect. When I made it the first time I didn’t eat anything else for like a day and a half. Not kidding. It makes a great breakfast, lunch, or dinner, I can attest. Nate came over and was like, “Do you mind if I just eat all of this?”
I got the recipe from Miss Information (who has such a cute blog, check it out!) Her recipe calls for a gravy mix, but I wanted to do a homemade version because I like the flavor and it’s not hard. So I nabbed The Pioneer Woman’s sausage gravy recipe and OH MY GOODNESS. Best biscuits and gravy casserole EVER. If you make this for Christmas, everyone will LOVE you.
If you make this, snap a photo and share on social using the hashtag #thefoodcharlatan. I’d love to see it!!
More breakfast ideas for Christmas!
Breakfast Casserole with Potatoes and Ham << This is one of my absolute FAVORITES! We make it every year at Christmas.
Eggs Benedict Casserole <<this is a reader favorite!
Or how about something sweet?
More breakfast ideas from friends:
Green Chili and Cheese Egg Bake from Recipe Girl. << I love this recipe and have made it at least 4 times.
Ham and Cheese Croissant Breakfast Casserole from Yellow Bliss Road
Spinach and Mozzarella Egg Bake from Kalyn’s Kitchen