Best Christmas Breakfast Recipes (2024)

If you’re like me, you have a handful of favorite Christmas breakfast recipes… and maybe you could use a few more. Every year for as long as I can remember my mother(and at one time my grandmother) were up bright and early Christmas morning preparing a beautiful, tasty spread. From sweet to savory options, there has never been a shortage of deliciousness!

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I’m getting so excited for Christmas morning I can hardly stand it! If you’re looking for a new fun idea for Christmas morning breakfast, I’ve got ya covered here with over 30 incrediblebreakfast recipes to help make your Christmas morning magical.I’m rounding up some of my family’s favorite brunch recipes along with some other morning meal options from my food blog friends, which look and sound incredible. I hope you’re able to find some real winners to make your Christmas brunch extra special… and yummy!

Buttermilk Waffles

4.76 from 25 votes

This buttermilk waffles recipe is easy to make and results in fluffy waffles that areperfectly crisp on the outside, soft on the inside, and filled with the most delicious buttery flavor! The best addition to any breakfast or brunch spread!

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Jelly Donuts

5 from 3 votes

I'm super excited to bring you this recipe for warm, fresh, light and yeasty Jelly Donuts. Also called asufganiyots, theseperfectly plump, fluffy donuts are filled with sweet raspberry jam and then fried until golden and delicious. Dust them with powdered sugar or roll them in granulated sugar and they're just like your favorite bakery donut, but way better!

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How to Make Crepes

5 from 7 votes

Learn how to make crepes at home with this incredibly delicious crepe recipe! Not only do these turn out perfectly thin and buttery, they are so easy to whip up in the blender. With just 8 simple ingredients, you can have your choice of sweet or savory – the topping and filling options are endless!

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French Toast Casserole

4.89 from 26 votes

French Toast Casserole can be prepped ahead of time for an overnight baked French toast casserole. It’s made by soaking pieces of bread in a sweet custard mixture, then topping it with cinnamon sugar streusel and baking it to golden brown perfection.

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Brioche French Toast

4.75 from 88 votes

The BEST breakfast treat is this easy Brioche French Toast! It’s made by dipping rich, soft brioche bread in the most delicious homemade orange honey flavored custard. This French toast will make any morning instantly special.

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Dutch Baby (German Pancakes)

4.49 from 27 votes

A Dutch Baby (or sometimes called German Pancakes) is light, airy, and sweet. Made with six simple ingredients, they are incredibly easy, just mix everything in a blender, bake for twenty minutes, and DONE. Top with fresh fruit, a dollop of whipped cream and a good drizzle of maple syrup…ah, beyond perfect!

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Cinnamon Streusel Apple Bread

4.69 from 29 votes

If you’re looking for a sweet treat made with apples, this cinnamon streusel apple breadis the perfect one! Filled with fresh apples and topped with an irresistible cinnamon streusel, this apple bread recipe is a MAJOR hit with my family! It's easy to make and bakes up moist, sweet and delicious.

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Easy Coffee CakeThis easy coffee cake recipe is a simple, yet elegant crumb cake that’stopped with the mostdelicious cinnamonsugar streusel. This recipe couldnot be more perfect for holiday brunches!

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Buttermilk PancakesThis recipe for classic buttermilk pancakes makes for a such a scrumptious breakfast of light, fluffy and absolutely delicious pancakes cooked to golden brown perfection. These pancakes are my family’s favorite! They are easy and the perfect way to make any breakfast or brunch gathering super special!

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Baked Blueberry DonutsDeliciously healthy baked blueberry donuts that are light, soft, and perfect for breakfast! With just over 100 calories, these Skinny Blueberry Donutsare afun and easy treat that’s perfect for any breakfast or brunch gathering!

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Banana Oat WafflesHealthy Gluten Free Banana Oat Waffles are light, crispy-on-the-outside, fluffy-on-the-inside, clean eating waffles.Feel free to top with fresh fruit, chocolate chips and/or maple syrup!

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Banana Oat Blender PancakesSo easy and delicious, these Banana Oat Blender Pancakes come together in about 5 minutes and are full of nutritious goodness! Top with banana slices and drizzle with maple syrup for a delicious, healthier, gluten-free breakfast.

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Cinnamon Roll CasseroleCinnamon roll casseroleis one of my favorite Christmas breakfast ideas. It tastes just like decadent cinnamon rolls, but without all the effort! This cinnamon roll casserole recipe is super easy to make and can even be assembled the night before. Major Christmas magic with this one!

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Homemade Monkey BreadOf all the Christmas brunch recipes, this one might be might favorite! Homemade monkey bread combines several tiny balls of dough coated in butter, cinnamon, and sugar. It’s basically a giant bundt pan of gooey cinnamon rolls! Finish this fun breakfast or dessert treat with vanilla icing and serve pull apart style.

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Best French ToastThe best cinnamon sugar French toast with a sprinkle of powdered sugar and topped with whipped cream, fresh berries, and a 4-ingredient caramel syrup. The recipe from a famous Utah bakery was shared online and this an adaptation of that recipe!

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Bread PuddingHomemade bread pudding with fresh raspberries, fresh whipped cream, and a delicious vanilla sauce.With an easy prep time and tons of ideas to customize, this bread pudding recipe will quickly become your favorite!

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Best Cinnamon RollsIt’s not Christmas day without cinnamon rolls baking in the oven and these homemade cinnamon rolls are the BEST! Everyone that makes them falls in love! They are great for breakfast, brunch, and holidays.

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Eggnog Bread – Perfect with a cup of coffee, this easy eggnog quick bread with a sweet eggnog glaze is a Christmas favorite. This loaf is great for breakfast or dessert.

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Cranberry Orange Bread— The fresh cranberries in this cranberry orange bread contrast nicely with the sweet orange glaze, making it the perfect blend of sweet and tart!

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Blackberry Coffee Cakea simple yet elegant addition to any breakfast, brunch, or afternoon coffee break! It’s light, fluffy, filled with a blackberrypuree, and topped with a sweet brown sugar topping!

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Gingerbread French toast with cinnamon honey saucea great breakfast-in-bed or brunch recipe with a hint of Christmas & mouth-watering sauce!

Candy Cane Crescent Roll Breakfast Pastry with a cream cheese frosting and cherry fillingsure to impress with minimaleffort for a breezy Christmas treat.

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Mimosa Mini MuffinsWhy settle for just drinking a mimosa when you can indulge in adorable mini muffins made with CHAMPAGNE and ORANGE JUICE!! The perfect two-bite mimosa! FAST, EASY, and perfect for brunch or get-togethers!!

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Christmas Morning Muffins– the perfect festive bite for Christmas morning.

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Sweet Potato Quiche

4.77 from 13 votes

Not only is this Sweet Potato Quiche super flavorful, but it’s easy to make andis absolutely perfect for brunch, lunch or even dinner! It’s great served warm or cold, perfect paired with a green salad or fresh fruit and is a recipe that can be made ahead of time. Best of all, this recipe is super simple to adapt to your personal preference; use your favorite cheese and meat for a dish your family is sure to love!

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Crustless Quiche

4.47 from 41 votes

Incredible Crustless Quiche made with bacon and Swiss cheese will make all of your brunch dreams come true. It's flavorful, so easy to make, andis absolutely perfect for breakfast, lunch or even dinner! Serve it warm or cold, paired with a green salad or fresh fruit. You can make it ahead of time and adapt it to your personal taste; use your favorite cheese and meat for a dish your family is sure to love!

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Sausage Breakfast Casserole

4.70 from 13 votes

This sausage breakfast casserole is anovernight breakfast casserole made with bread, hearty sausage, eggs and cheese, all baked together to golden brown perfection. This easy breakfast casserole is so tasty, it never lasts long in my family. An effortless breakfast or brunch option that’s great for feeding a crowd!

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Healthy Breakfast Burrito Recipe

4.56 from 43 votes

These easy, healthy breakfast burritos are the best make ahead breakfast recipe and will definitely get you up out of bed in the morning! I mean,what’s not to love… eggs, chicken sausage, red potatoes, spinach, onion, red bell pepper, and all of your favorite toppings.

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Healthy Breakfast Casserole

5 from 7 votes

Breakfast just got better with the creation of this healthy breakfast casserole! It's super tasty and easy to make using whatever veggies you have in your fridge. Whip up this vegetarian breakfast casserole on Sunday and have a satisfying, ready-to-go breakfast all week long! You're going to love this breakfast bake recipe that just happens to be not only delicious, but protein-packed, gluten-free, paleo, Whole30 and keto-friendly.

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Biscuits and gravy casseroleThis biscuits and gravy casserole recipe is such a delicious way to wake up on Christmas morning! It’s the perfect breakfast casserole!

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Easy Cheesy Breakfast CasseroleThis easy cheesy breakfast casserole is overflowing with sausage, eggs and hash browns. And it can be easily made the night before and baked the next day for breakfast.

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Light Sausage Egg Spinach Casserolethe perfect make-ahead breakfast to enjoy Christmas morning. Comforting and flavorful, this dish will fuel all that gift-giving!

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Breakfast PizzaThis Breakfast Pizza is so easy and tasty you’re going to want a slice of it every morning! Refrigerated pizza crust is topped with pesto-flavored scrambled eggs, mozzarella, tomato slices and fresh basil for the most delicious breakfast recipe. This one is always a hit and easy to customize based off of your favorite ingredients.

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Meat Lover’s Breakfast Pizza the perfect Christmas morning breakfast recipe! Loaded with pepperoni, bacon, sausage, hamburger, egg, hash browns, and cheese! BEST SHEET PAN BREAKFAST PIZZA EVER!

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Hot Ham and Swiss Pinwheels – smoked ham and meltySwisscheese that are rolled up in croissantdough and are brushed with a buttery garlic poppyseed topping! The perfect insanely delicious quick and easy appetizer or Christmas brunch idea!

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Overnight Breakfast Enchiladas Tortillas stuffed with Sausage, Eggs, Cheese and Bacon! This is the Perfect Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe!

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Mexican Breakfast TacosMexican Breakfast Tacos are the perfect healthy morning meal for on-the-go. They’re so easy, delicious and can be made gluten free and vegetarian to please the whole family!

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Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Bakesimply irresistible! It’s easy, make-ahead, and tastes scrumptious the next morning!

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Best Breakfast Casserole – a thick and creamy egg base with shreddedpotatoes, chunks of ham and flavorful cheddar cheese blends that bakes up in no time. You can makethis casserole ahead of time or enjoy the morning of during the holidays!

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Gluten Free French Bread Ham Breakfast Strata recipeeasy-to-follow and will please everyone! Yes, it does exist!

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Roasted Vegetable Breakfast Casserolethe marriage of a sheet pan dinner with a breakfast casserole. My family loves this delicious, healthy mealserved with a side salad for brunch, breakfast, or even dinner! It’s super tasty and easy to make using whatever veggies you have in your fridge.

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Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Ham Frittatasalty, savory, packed with flavor and the perfect addition to your holiday brunch spread.

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Egg Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rollsfilled with egg, sausage, cheese, and Divine Flavor Tribelli Mini Peppers, these take flaky crescent rolls to a whole new level!

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Vodka Cranberry co*cktailThere’s no better way to get the party started than with this festiveVodka Cranberry co*cktail! It’s made with just 4 ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes. The perfect sparkling festive drink to go along with your holiday dinners and parties!

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Cranberry Orange Mimosaperfect drink for your next party, get together or just because!

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Christmas Morning Punchgoes great with an overnight breakfast casserole or some muffins. And it’s perfect with gifts!

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Christmas Morning MimosasIt’s like a Christmas present for you wrapped up in a champagne flute. How fun!

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There ya have it, over 30 swoon-worthy Christmas breakfast recipes, so perfect for Christmas morning! Whoops, just gotta wipe this drool off my keyboard….

What foods do you love to enjoy Christmas morning?

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