Breakfast Casserole with Bacon and Cheese

This is super easy and super delicious!  It's a perfect combination of pancake mix, bacon, cheese, eggs and maple syrup.  Delicious!  Enjoy!
-8 slices bacon
-2 cups dry buttermilk pancake mix
-2 cups milk
-5 large eggs
-1/2 cup pure maple syrup
-2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 375 F.  Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil.  Place a deep 9 inch pie dish on top. Coat the pie dish with cooking spray (don't forget the sides).  Set aside.
Cut the bacon into small strips and cook until crispy.  Remove onto paper towels.
Meanwhile, mix the pancake mix, milk, eggs and syrup in a large bowl.  Beat on low speed for about 1 minute, making sure everything is well mixed.
Stir in the cheese and cooked bacon.
Pour mixture into prepared pie.  Place with the cookie sheet into prepared oven. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick comes out clean.
Let it rest for 5 minutes.  Slice and enjoy!