Deliver delicious maple flavor in the morning
FAMILY FEATURES — It’s hard to beat a fresh, oven-baked breakfast to start the day, especially one loaded with sausage and eggs complemented by the sweetness of diced apples and maple syrup. This maple breakfast braid delivers a tempting flavor combination perfect for a weekend morning with loved ones.
1 16-ounce package breakfast sausage
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup green onions
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and diced
1 1/2 cups dry herb stuffing mix
1 17 1/4-ounce package frozen puff pastry, thawed
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon water
Heat oven to 400 F.
In large bowl, combine sausage, syrup, beaten eggs, sliced green onions, diced apples and stuffing mix.
Dust surface with flour; roll out pastry sheet to 12-by-18-inch rectangle.
Transfer pastry to large baking sheet with parchment paper. Spoon half of sausage mixture down center of pastry.
Make 3-inch cuts down sides of pastry. Fold one strip at a time, alternating sides. Fold both ends to seal in filling. In bowl, beat egg whites and water; brush over pastry.
Repeat steps for second pastry sheet.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until brown, rotating pans after baking 15 minutes.
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