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Breakfast Sausage Monkey Muffins

Ingredients

  • 12 oz bulk pork sausage
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 c shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 2 pkg (7 1/2 oz each) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (10 biscuits per package)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray 12 standard (2 1/2 inch) muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Cook and stir sausage in large skillet over medium/high heat about 8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking apart any large pieces. Spoon sausage and drippings into large bowl; let cool 2 minutes.
  3. Add egg; stir until blended. Stir in 1 1/4 cups cheese.
  4. Separate biscuits; cut each biscuit into four pieces with scissors. Roll biscuit pieces in sausage mixture to coat; place six to seven biscuit pieces in each muffin cup. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake about 22 minutes or until golden brown. Remove muffins to paper towel-lines plate. Serve warm.