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Breakfast Sausage Recipes So Good They'll Make You Forget All About Bacon

We think that sometimes it outshines its crispier relative -- bacon.
02/07/2013 09:18am ET | Updated March 24, 2015

Breakfast sausage doesn't stand a chance competing against bacon. Sure, people like breakfast sausage; they'll eat it. But it hardly ever stirs the same frantic excitement as bacon often does. People aren't sticking breakfast sausage in cupcakes or trying to figure out the best way to wrap all their foods in this stuff. This is a serious oversight.

We aren't saying that people should start baking breakfast sausage into their cakes -- that would be too much. We just want people to understand that this breakfast meat is not the lesser of the two. It is just as good, just as hearty and just as satisfying. Plus, it also makes an awesome ingredient for breakfast recipes.

We've rounded up 15 breakfast sausage recipes so good you'll forget bacon ever existed.

1
Sausage And Egg French Toast Cup
Foodie Crush
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2
Breakfast Mac And Cheese
Spicy Southern Kitchen
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3
Sausage And Cheese Biscuit
Taste and Tell
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4
Sausage, Hashbrown And Egg Casserole
Gimme Some Oven
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5
Biscuits And Gravy Casserole
Lemon Sugar
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6
Sausage Biscuit Cups
Spicy Southern Kitchen
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7
Sausage, Egg And Cheese Breakfast Sandwich With Maple Butter
Two Peas and their Pod
8
Sausage Egg Boats
Dinner or Dessert
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9
Sausage And Egg Breakfast Casserole
Lemon Sugar
10
Sausage And Cheese Breakfast Rolls
Baked By An Introvert
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11
Chicken, Apple & Fresh Sage Sausage Patties
Living Tastefully
12
Sausage Pancakes
Honey & Jam
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13
French Toast Sausage Roll-Ups
Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice
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14
Breakfast Tostada
Macheesmo
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15
Spaghetti Squash With Sausage
White On Rice Couple
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Bacon And Jam Mini Monkey Bread
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Warm Bacon Potato Salad
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Smokey Corn With Bacon
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BLT Grilled Cheese
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Stuffed Jalapeños With Gorgonzola And Bacon
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Hot Bacon Cheese Dip
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Dulce De Bacon Milkshake
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Bacon And Egg Salad Sandwich
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BLT Panzanella Salad
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Bacon and Egg Burger
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Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Pork Loin
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Shrimp And Corn Chowder With Bacon
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Bacon Brittle
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Bacon Wrapped Grissini
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Onion & Bacon Dip
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Bourbon Marshmallow Bacon S'more
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Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts
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Potato Mash With Leek Confit And Bacon
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Goat Cheese Bacon Ball
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Bacon-Wrapped Li'l Smokies
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Bacon Cinnamon Rolls
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Avocado BLTs
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Bacon-Hazelnut Buttermilk Cupcakes
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Bacon-wrapped Rice Cakes With Jalapeño Ponzu
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Creamy Cauliflower Soup With Bacon And Gorgonzola
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Beer Steamed Clams With Bacon & Tomatoes
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White Bean Edamame Salad With Bacon
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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Bread
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Bacon Blue Cheese Butter
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Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookie
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Bacon And Eggs Breakfast Panini
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Pig Candy
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Bacon, Egg And Toast Cup
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Polenta Stack
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Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
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Spinach, Mushroom And Bacon Fondue
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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos
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Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes With Nutella Buttercream
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Bacon-Wrapped Haddock
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Green Bean Bacon Bundles
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Salted Caramel And Candied Bacon Ice Cream
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Bacon Wrapped Avocados
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Blueberry Bacon Breakfast Cake
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Bacon Bourbon Caramel Popcorn
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Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus
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Buttermilk Bacon Pralines
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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Toast
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Breakfast Tacos
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Chocolate Bacon Bark With Peanuts And Apricots
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Angels On Horseback
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