Breakfast Ideas for Kids: Sausage Pancake Bites

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Sausage Pancake Bites - kid-friendly breakfast ideas

Sometimes we can get a little rushed in the mornings with getting ready for school and for the day. So we need great breakfast ideas for kids that not only are easy, but are something they'll eat. These Sausage Pancake Bites are something I can make ahead on a Sunday and then just pop in the toaster oven on a weekday for a simple and delicious breakfast.

The kids absolutely love them and they pair perfectly with a cup of fruit for a breakfast that takes less than 5 minutes to reheat. It's the perfect solution for a hectic Monday morning scramble to get everyone out the door!

They also work great for kid-friendly brunches as well. We've served them up at playdates quite a few times and the kids and moms both love them. Plus, they're sweet on their own and really don't need syrup so it's a win-win!

Sausage Pancake Bites

What you'll need:

  • pancake mix, prepared
  • pre-cooked sausage links
  • mini muffin pan

Sausage Pancake Bites ingredients

What you do:

1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray mini muffin pan with non-stick spray or line with mini cupcake liners.

sausage pancake bites sausage links cut

2. Cut up sausage links into 1/2 inch pieces.

sausage pancake bites scoop batter into pan

3. Scoop batter into pan. Fill about 2/3rds of the way up.

sausage pancake bites push sausage into batter

4. Place sausage links in the middle of the batter.

sausage pancake bites with strawberries

5. Bake in the oven for 13-15 minutes, or until pancakes have puffed up and batter is completely cooked. Serve with fruit (and maple syrup if you need it).

What quick, kid-friendly breakfast ideas do you love to make?


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6 thoughts on “Breakfast Ideas for Kids: Sausage Pancake Bites”

  1. Those are so cute, my son might even give them a try. I think they’d be great with blueberries, too.

  2. Oh these are awesome… I love the idea of putting the sausage in the middle… You could almost do it with cornbread, too… yummy!

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