Make Christmas morning memorable with some incredible breakfast recipes. The whole family will be too busy eating to unwrap presents!
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1. Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
Our Easy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole takes minutes to assemble and the result is a dish that’s perfect for family breakfast, fancy brunch, or a church potluck! A cheesy, comfort food casserole loved by kids and adults! This tater tot breakfast casserole is truly the perfect one-dish meal.
2. Deep Dish Ham & Asparagus Quiche
This Deep Dish Ham and Asparagus Quiche with caramelized onions is the perfect addition to your holiday brunch menu! Make it the day before and serve cold or room temperature – both ways are delicious! Also makes a hearty dinner!
3. Christmas Cranberry Pound Cake
Christmas Cranberry Pound Cake is perfect dessert for Christmas. It’s really moist, flavorful and easy to make. Above all,this cake topped with white cream cheese frosting, red cranberries and drizzled with white chocolate looks so festive and pretty enough to take a central place at your Christmas table.
4. Peppermint Mocha Donuts
The flavors of chocolate, coffee, and peppermint shine in these Peppermint Mocha Donuts. These baked donuts are surprisingly quick and easy to make. Peppermint Mocha Donuts would be a festive addition to any holiday brunch or dessert buffet!
5. Maple Glazed Gingerbread Scones
These Maple Glazed Gingerbread Scones are simple, delicious, and the ultimate cozy Saturday morning treat with a mug of hot coffee.
6. French Toast Roll Ups
These French Toast Roll-Ups have cream cheese, fruit, or whatever fillings you like rolled up in cinnamon sugar bread.
7. Christmas Morning Casserole
A super simple casserole made with refrigerated biscuits, eggs, cheese, and bacon. Christmas Morning Casserole is perfect for long lazy mornings with family and friends.
8. Sausage, Egg & Cream Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This easy breakfast casserole is packed with ALL the good stuff! Sausage, egg, potatoes, and cheddar and cream cheese are baked together to make one of our family’s absolute favorite breakfasts. Complete deliciousness!
9. Spiced Hot Fruit Bake
Spiced Hot Fruit Bake is a delicious and healthy holiday breakfast! This gluten free spiced hot fruit bake also makes for a great topping for waffles, pancakes, or simply by itself! A nutritious dish to add to your Christmas or New Year’s Brunch menu.
10. White Chocolate Gingerbread Crescent Rolls
White Chocolate Gingerbread Crescent Rolls are a 5-minute decadent breakfast roll. Filled with gooey white chocolate, cream cheese, and crushed gingersnaps and topped with a white chocolate gingersnap drizzle. They are a perfect holiday breakfast treat!
11. Santa Pancakes
We created these adorable Santa Pancakes to share with you today! This is such a fun and easy idea to make for breakfast on Christmas morning that the kids will love!
12. Hot Chocolate Pancakes
Hot Chocolate Pancakes feature rich chocolate buttermilk pancakes with a thick chocolate fudge topping and garnish with mini marshmallows. Perfect for Christmas morning!
13. Christmas Tree Pancakes Stacks
These turned out super cute and perfect for any holiday occasion. If you are wondering how many of these to make; I suggest 1 to 2 per person (2 only for big eaters). One stack of pancakes filled each of us up quite well!
14. Oven Puffed Pecan French Toast
For those of you who want to serve a nice hot breakfast on Christmas morning, or even when you are doing holiday entertaining, I will share with you another of our favorite Christmas morning traditions…Oven Puffed Pecan French Toast.
15. French Toast Bread Pudding
This french toast bread pudding is an easy, crowd pleasing breakfast casserole the entire family will love. It’s crispy on the outside, tender and gooey on the inside, with all of the flavor and coziness of traditional french toast, and none of the fuss.
16. Glazed Eggnog Donut Muffins
Ring in the holidays with an easy, make-ahead breakfast that is perfect for your Christmas buffet, a weekend brunch, or even for a meal on the run! These Glazed Eggnog Donut Muffinsbake like a muffin, but taste just like your favorite spiced donut!
17. Biscuits And Gracy Casserole
For best results you’ll also want to enjoy this biscuits and gravy breakfast casserole while it’s nice and warm. You can certainly save your leftovers for later, but the biscuits tend to absorb quite a bit of the gravy as time goes on. It’s really ideal when eaten fresh from the oven while the gravy is still nice and… gravy-ish.
18. Bagel & Cream Cheese Breakfast Casserole
Fluffy pieces of everything bagel soaked in a French toast-like egg batter, tossed with ham and cheddar, then dotted with cream cheese, this golden breakfast bake is the stuff of lazy weekend mornings.
19. Cheesy Bacon & Egg Breakfast Bombs
Cheesy Bacon and Egg Breakfast Bombs are soft and tender portable poppers, stuffed with smoky bacon, scrambled eggs and ooey gooey cheese, topped with garlic herb butter! This scrumptious recipe is the pull apart egg breakfast of your dreams!
20. Super Easy Hash Brown Casserole
As our all-time best make ahead breakfast casserole, I always recommend this one for special occasions or when you have a big family gathering for breakfast or brunch. That’s why it’s a fabulous idea for Christmas breakfast, too.
21. Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches
They only take about 30 minutes to prepare and can be made 1-2 days in advance. Weather you are having guests over for a holiday brunch, or are just planning on hanging out around tree on Christmas Morning with your immediate family, these Breakfast Sandwiches would be perfect.
22. Overnight Breakfast Casserole
This easy Make Ahead Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole is a fabulous dish to serve at any brunch or breakfast occasion and it could not be any easier to make!
23. Make-Ahead Breakfast Enchiladas
This Make-Ahead Breakfast Enchiladas recipe is a super easy and delicious casserole that can be made the night before and baked the next day!
24. Breakfast Muffins
I love these Breakfast Muffins because they’re a healthier, gluten free option and they’re just too cute and scrumptious as well! They contain bacon, eggs, two kinds of bell peppers, a hash brown potato crust, lots of cheese and seasonings that just make them pop. Every bite is so wonderful, you will scarf down two or three of these down in a flash.
25. Cute Christmas Breakfast Pastries
Fill these festive Christmas Breakfast Pastries with chocolate spread, jelly, or pie filling then surprise your kids on Christmas morning with a smiling Santa Claus, a merry little elf, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, a sweet teddy bear, or a frosty Snowman.
26. Gluten Free & Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Donuts
Wake up to some Gluten Free Chocolate Peppermint Frosted Chocolate Donuts! Chocolate donuts are wonderful alone and even better with some festive crushed peppermint on a dairy free coconut cream frosting. All together these donuts are gluten free, egg free, dairy free and Vegan so everyone can enjoy!
27. Cinnamon Roll Christmas Trees
Make these fun Christmas trees for a holiday breakfast using just Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls, green food coloring and a few M&M’s and sprinkles!
28. Cinnamon Roll Snowman
This easy holiday breakfast can be whipped up in minutes and your kids will have so much fun. You only need a couple of ingredients for to make this cute little Cinnamon Roll Snowman so you can do it even on a busy morning.
29. Gingerbread Biscuit Bites
Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, I thought that I would share a sweet little breakfast treat that is simple and delicious … Gingerbread Biscuit Bites! These little gingerbread guys and gals start with refrigerated biscuits, so if you’ve got a couple of cookie cutters, this holiday breakfast recipe will be done in no time!
30. Waffle Christmas Trees
If you love waffles, then whipping up these Christmas Tree waffles are perfect! We tend to only make homemade waffles for special occasions in my household as they are a lot of work to make from scratch. That’s why this waffle recipe we’re sharing with you is easier to do – and of course you can always buy waffle mix and use that too!
31. Berry Rudolph Waffles
It honestly doesn’t take much to be a hero in the eyes of your children. Creativity and imagination go a long way, but it’s often the effort that they remember the best. It doesn’t need to be a slam dunk either.
32. Peppermint Mocha Scones
Coffee, chocolate, and peppermint make these Peppermint Mocha Scones a delicious breakfast or afternoon treat. Grab a cup of coffee and take some time to enjoy one or two this afternoon.
33. Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oatmeal
A thick, creamy, and perfectly-spiced hot breakfast could not be easier than this Gingerbread Slow Cooker Oatmeal! Whether you serve it for Christmas brunch or make a big batch to reheat for busy weekday mornings, Crock Pot oatmeal is a healthy and delicious way to start your day!
34. Peppermint White Chocolate Sweet Rolls
The holidays are here! I love to cook and bake things that are representative of the season, and these Peppermint White Chocolate Sweet Rolls are a perfect treat for your holiday breakfast or brunch!
35. Red Velvet Crepes
Red Velvet anything is my favorite. When I saw that there were red velvet crepes, I about lost it. So I got right to work to make the perfect red velvet crepes and I think we just about did it! They taste amazing! They are so easy to make and they make a ton.
36. Christmas Tree Crepes With Gingerbread
Christmas Tree Crepes with Gingerbread Spice Whipped Cream are simple to make and the perfect way to start your Christmas morning! Make them all month long for a fun & festive way to celebrate the season without a lot of hassle
37. Christmas Pancake Recipes
These Christmas pancakes are so cute! See the link below to get the recipe for these Santa and snowman pancakes. These make a perfect breakfast idea for Christmas morning!
38. Christmas Egg In The Hole
If you’re the type of person that loves an egg in a hole, this hack will change your life. (Or at least every Christmas from now on.) It’s the simplest way to get cute and festive for the big holiday breakfast, and it tastes awesome — like a fluffy little omelet encased in buttery toast.
39. Reindeer Pancakes
Looking for a fun way to make the Christmas Holidays festive for you and the kids? Make them some of these adorable Rudolph Reindeer Pancakes. They are so simple to make and with a little bit of creativity and effort, these pancakes will bring a smile to your little ones faces.
40. Grinch Hot Chocolate
My suggestion, we serve everyone Naughty or Nice Grinch Hot Chocolate!! I’m not exactly sure which is Naughty and which is Nice….the one with the alcohol or the extract…but both of absolutely delicious. 🙂
41. Churro Nutella Christmas Tree
Chocolate hazelnut Nutella is baked between two sheets of puff pastry, brushed with melted butter, then sprinkled with cinnamon sugar for the BEST and closest Churro Nutella Christmas Tree without any of the effort of making your own Churro dough, or bursting any piping bags. WIN.
42. Eggnog French Toast
This eggnog french toast would be amazing Christmas morning. It’s simple to make and tastes of the holiday. We loved the addition of rum extract. It adds great flavor without adding alcohol. Julia’s eggnog mixture is perfect for coating the bread and grilling. It gets a little crisp and is super good with the maple syrup.
43. White Christmas Cocoa
It’s buttery and creamy, and piled up with whipped cream and marshmallows is quite heavenly.
44. Santa Hat Mini Pancake Stackers
These cute Christmas pancakes make a fun festive cooking project for older children – with supervision they could even have a go at making the mini pancakes – ‘drawing’ the little circles onto the pan and flipping them over when they’re ready is a lot of fun!
45. Peppermint Hot Chocolate
A quick and easy Christmas recipe that brings out the kid in all of us. This recipe for how to make peppermint hot chocolate is perfect for a cozy night by the fire or your Christmas Party! Includes video tutorial.
46. Maple Bacon Crack
This easy Maple Bacon Crack is the perfect quick breakfast pastry. Made with crescent roll dough, real maple syrup, bacon, brown sugar, and pecans. You’ll love how simple this maple bacon breakfast recipe is.
47. Eggnog Pancakes
Often, when I cook or bake with eggnog, the flavor doesn’t really come through in the finished product. But these pancakes were absolutely, positively, eggnog flavored pancakes. Did I mention that they were phenomenal?
48. Christmas Morning Coffee Cake
This truly is my favorite coffee cake recipe. The simple flavors of brown sugar, buttermilk, and cinnamon are so warming and comforting. The light topping makes it seem special and decadent, but it’s not as heavy as a strusel.
49. Reindeer Donuts
Cute and tasty reindeer donuts! They really are so easy to make and I am excited to make them again! Make them for Christmas morning or take them to a Christmas party!
50. Gingerbread Granola
In addition to being addictive in the best possible way, Gingerbread Granola is truly healthy. It’s whole grain, naturally sweetened, gluten free and vegan too.
51. Chocolate Hazelnut Snowflake Pastry
Rich and delectable Chocolate Hazelnut Snowflake Pastry, inspired by The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. It goes perfectly with a cup of Hot Cocoa!
52. Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls
I have no idea where this recipe came from but it has been our go to Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls recipe for as long as I can remember. Over the years we have tweaked this and that, but the base of it has always stayed the same. They have been a Christmas brunch staple in our family forever.
53. Cranberry Orange Mimosas
Welcome this Cranberry Orange Mimosa! You guys, if you’ve ever wanted an amazing drink that was actually super easy to make, this is it! 3 ingredients is all it takes! Cranberry Juice, Orange Juice and Prosecco!
54. Easy Overnight French Toast Bake
This Easy Overnight French toast bake just happens to be perfect for cold winter mornings, lazy weekend mornings, or as an easy, make-ahead Christmas morning breakfast.
55. Christmas Breakfast: Ham Fritata
This Ham Fritata is the perfect Christmas breakfast and it even looks festive ! That is not always the case with breakfasts, now is it?
56. Gingerbread Men Pancakes
Have a holly, jolly holiday breakfast! These Gingerbread Men Pancakes take everything you love about their cookie cousin –ginger, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg – and wrap it up in one fluffy flapjack.
57. Candy Cane French Toast Kabobs
These Candy Cane French toast kabobs are quick and easy to whip up and would make a fun and delicious Christmas breakfast idea for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
58. Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole
This sausage, egg and cheese breakfast casserole is the perfect quick and easy breakfast for holidays or busy weekends. Make the morning of or prepare ahead of time and let chill in the refrigerator until ready to bake.
59. Christmas Tree Danish
An easy last-minute recipe to serve for breakfast on Christmas morning is this delicious Christmas tree cream cheese danish. Your family is going to love this!
60. Overnight Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake
This Overnight Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake Gives You All The Ooey Gooey Goodness Of Warm Cinnamon Rolls, With The Ease Of An Overnight Breakfast Casserole. It’s The Perfect Breakfast Or Brunch Item During The Holidays!
61. Gingerbread Pancakes
These Christmas Gingerbread Pancakes are light and fluffy, with a hint of cinnamon and ginger – perfect for Christmas Day Breakfast!
62. Christmas Morning Punch
I debated about calling it Christmas Morning Punch, because, quite frankly, it’s perfect for any day of the year. I’ll be tempted to pull this stuff out in July.
63. Snowman Pancakes
They are Snowman Pancakes, and we made them recently and everyone loved them. In fact, we had them for dinner!! We have breakfast for dinner all the time, but we were extra excited to try these festive pancakes.
64. Christmas Mimosas
I love the combination of the pomegranate juice with the orange juice. And the addition of the pomegranate arils are completely optional, but they are definitely pretty.
65. Candy Cane Danish
This gorgeous candy cane danish is easy to assemble with crescent rolls, cherry pie filling and sweetened cream cheese. It’s a fun Christmas breakfast treat to make with kids!