76+ Christmas Breakfast Ideas

After the kids open presents on Christmas morning, easy recipes are key for breakfast. That’s where these Christmas Breakfast Ideas come into play!

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It’s Christmas Day, the kids just finished opening their Christmas presents from Santa and now everyone is hungry and ready for breakfast. So what are you making?

What better way to celebrate the big day than with a big, delicious breakfast with your family? But what’s the best way to go about it without getting totally stressed?

Christmas morning breakfast doesn’t have to be stressful! From make-ahead options, Christmas breakfast casseroles and even slow cooker ideas, these brunch ideas will ensure you have the the best Christmas breakfast.

So grab a cup of coffee and scroll through this list of delicious Christmas breakfast ideas. You’re sure to find a few that your family will love and they might even start a new family tradition!

Sweet Christmas Breakfast Ideas

Of course you could make something simple like banana bread, classic french toast or any number of sweet baked goods; but lets take this holiday season up a notch and make something new!

With flavors and ingredients like sweet cranberries and orange juice, you are sure to find a Christmas brunch idea that you love!

stack of red velvet pancakes

Red Velvet Pancake Recipe

4.67 from 12 votes
Make breakfast colorful and sweet with Red Velvet Pancakes! They are drizzled with a cream cheese glaze and perfect for weekends and holidays!
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Cranberry French Toast Casserole Recipe

4.66 from 46 votes
Make this Cranberry French Toast Casserole the same morning with fresh cranberries and a sweet custard over challah or brioche. 🍴 Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas Breakfast!
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Jumbo Chocolate Chip Muffins

Moist muffins, studded with chocolate chips & a crunchy sugar top, this Jumbo Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe tastes straight from the bakery!
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TikTok Cinnamon Roll Recipe

5 from 5 votes
These EASY TikTok Cinnamon Rolls are just the ones in a can, but amplified with a cinnamon spiked caramel and extra, extra cream cheese glaze!
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Cranberry Coffee Cake

4.23 from 22 votes
If you're looking for a sweet treat that channels all of the flavors of fall and the holidays, this EASY Cranberry Coffee Cake is for you!
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Cinnamon Sugar Biscuits

4.63 from 8 votes
BEST Cinnamon Sugar Biscuits (Just Like Butter Swim Biscuits!)
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Cinnamon Rolls

4.70 from 10 votes
If you're looking for a sweet treat to start the day try this EASY Cinnamon Roll recipe. Perfect for special occasions as well as weekdays!
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Gingerbread French Toast Bake Casserole

This Gingerbread French Toast Bake Casserole is the perfect way to kick off a snowy holiday morning or any morning for that matter! It’s easy to make and bursting with the sweet and spicy flavors of gingerbread and you can prep it the night before if you’d like!
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Overnight French Toast Casserole Recipe

4.37 from 231 votes
Overnight French toast casserole is the delicious breakfast bake you didn't realize you needed. Sweet and easy, this will make your morning.
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Eggnog French Toast

This Eggnog French Toast is dipped in a mixture of eggnog, eggs, rum, vanilla, and nutmeg before it’s cooked to perfection and slathered in syrup for a delicious holiday breakfast!
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Pecan Sticky Buns are the best hot sticky bun recipe out there, made just the way grandma on the farm made them with a caramel pecan sauce. #stickybuns #stickybunrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

Pecan Rolls Recipe

4.49 from 50 votes
Pecan Sticky Buns are the best hot sticky bun recipe out there, made just the way grandma on the farm made them with a caramel pecan sauce. 
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Eggnog Bread

This Eggnog Bread is a perfectly moist and tender, easy quick bread recipe that gets finished off with a 2-ingredient sweet eggnog glaze! An easy-to-make dessert that’s great to enjoy at those wintertime holiday gatherings!
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Pancake Muffin Recipe

3.98 from 95 votes
Pancake Muffins take your favorite homemade pancake recipe and turn it into an easy grab-and-go breakfast. No fuss or flipping involved, with all of the pancake flavor included!
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Cranberry Orange Muffins

Cranberry Orange Muffins are a delicious and festive breakfast loaded with fresh juicy berries and laced with orange zest!
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2 Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Dough

4.30 from 24 votes
The simplest of ingredients allows you to make the BEST homemade cinnamon rolls with this EASY 2 Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Dough recipe!
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Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

4.80 from 10 votes
If you love pumpkin spice, you'll absolutely fall in love with these EASY Pumpkin Muffins with a crunchy streusel topping!
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Eggnog Waffles

Eggnog Waffles are crisp and golden on the outside and fluffy on the inside, topped with whipped cream and spiced vanilla syrup!
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Pumpkin Pancake Recipe

4.95 from 19 votes
These fluffy, easy Pumpkin Pancakes make the perfect breakfast for fall! With warm spices and homemade mix, you just can't beat them!
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Strawberry Stuffed French Toast Recipe

4.41 from 10 votes
Strawberry Stuffed French Toast is made with mascarpone, vanilla syrup, fresh strawberries, and buttery brioche, for a delicious breakfast or brunch.
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Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Recipe

5 from 15 votes
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are pillowly made with real pumpkin and gooey filling, and topped with a maple cream cheese frosting!
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Bacon Pancakes

5 from 6 votes
These EASY Bacon Pancakes come together quickly and easily. Top with maple syrup, butter and extra bacon for the ultimate breakfast!
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Pound Cake French Toast

5 from 5 votes
French toast made with pound cake- the ultimate in rich and decadent breakfasts! Serve with fruit or syrup.
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Applesauce Muffin Recipe

4.54 from 30 votes
These Applesauce Muffins are topped with an oatmeal crumb for the perfect snack or breakfast. They are incredibly moist and perfectly sweet!
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Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

4.82 from 16 votes
Fluffy and hearty, these easy Oatmeal Pancakes are the perfect way to start a weekend morning! Top with maple syrup, butter and fresh fruit!
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Spiced Carrot Muffins

5 from 3 votes
Spiced Carrot Muffins are soft muffins filled with warm spices, grated carrots and golden raisins.Perfect for the holidays and freezer friendly.
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Banana Chocolate Baked Oats

5 from 5 votes
Creamy blended baked oats using banana, peanut butter and chocolate chips, but with 11 other variations!
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Acai Bowls Recipe

4.95 from 38 votes
This Acai Bowl recipe is a great way to start your day on the colorful side with beets, acai, fruit, crunchy granola cereal and a dab of honey for sweetness.
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White Chocolate and Raspberry Pancakes

4.86 from 14 votes
Our White Chocolate Raspberry Pancakes are perfect fluffy homemade buttermilk pancakes dotted with fresh raspberries, white chocolate chips and homemade Dutch honey syrup.
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Apple Monkey Bread is an easy monkey bread with canned biscuits and fresh apples. A winning brunch and breakfast recipe for special occasions. #monkeybreadrecipe #easymonkeybread www.savoryexperiments.com

Apple Monkey Bread

4.73 from 11 votes
Apple Monkey Bread is an easy monkey bread with canned biscuits and fresh apples. A winning brunch and breakfast recipe for special occasions. 
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stack of nutella pancakes with strawberries

Nutella Pancakes

4.24 from 21 votes
Nutella Pancakes are the perfect breakfast treat. With just a handful of ingredients, these homemade pancakes are tender, fluffy & delicious!
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Chia Seed Pudding

4.63 from 16 votes
This incredibly easy Chia Seed Pudding uses only 3 ingredients. Ideal for breakfast or dessert, this pudding is nutritious and delicious!
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English Scones can be the perfect addition to any brunch or afternoon tea. They are simple to make and even tastier to eat!

English Scones

4.53 from 19 votes
English Scones can be the perfect addition to any brunch or afternoon tea. They are simple to make and even tastier to eat!
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Banana Nutella Muffins

5 from 7 votes
EASY Banana Nutella Muffins are healthy with their addition of fruit but also decadent with the addition of the chocolate spread!
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Pumpkin Waffles

4.30 from 10 votes
Homemade waffles don't get much better than these Pumpkin Waffles! Full of fall flavor and perfect for breakfast or brunch! Homemade waffles don't get much better than these Pumpkin Waffles! Full of fall flavor and perfect for breakfast or brunch!
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Funfetti Pancakes

5 from 8 votes
Perfect for breakfast or brinner, this light and fluffy Funfetti Pancake recipe is perfect for birthday pancakes or Sunday brunch!
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Sticky Banana Pancakes

4.86 from 7 votes
This simple recipe makes the BEST homemade Banana Pancakes with basic ingredients. Tips and tricks to make extra fluffy homemade pancakes!
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Carrot Cake Muffins

4.50 from 12 votes
Carrot Cake Muffins are muffins loaded with carrots and stuffed with cream cheese frosting. Perfect for breakfast, brunch or a snack. Also freezer-friendly! 
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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

4.70 from 13 votes
A twist on the brunch classic, these Cinnamon Roll Pancakes with cinnamon-sugar swirls & are topped with a cream cheese glaze! So delicious!
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French Toast Sticks

5 from 13 votes
Lightly crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, French Toast Sticks are a fun & delicious breakfast that both kids and adults will love!
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Homemade Crepes

4.63 from 8 votes
These homemade crepes come together quickly with simple ingredients. Not too sweet and with a light vanilla flavor these are perfect with fruit and whipped cream for a breakfast or dessert that will leave you wanting more!
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stack of blueberry waffles

Blueberry Waffle Recipe

4.65 from 28 votes
This light and fluffy Blueberry Waffles recipes are totally made from scratch! Made with simple ingredients and easy to whip up for a quick breakfast!
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Sheet Pan Pancakes

5 from 7 votes
Fluffy Sheet Pan Pancakes are a quick & easy way to make breakfast for a group. With tons of options for add ins, this will surely be your go to breakfast!
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Classic Blueberry Muffins with a Streusel Crumble Topping - super easy recipe for super soft muffins. Perfect for any breakfast or brunch. www.savoryexperiments.com

Classic Blueberry Muffins

4.74 from 15 votes
Classic Blueberry Muffins with a Streusel Crumble Topping – super easy recipe for super soft muffins. Perfect for any breakfast or brunch.
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Air Fryer Donut Recipe

4 from 89 votes
Buttery and delicious Air Fryer Donuts in just 10 minutes and using only 4 ingredients. Coated in cinnamon sugar, these are going to be your new favorite!
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Cannoli Pancakes are stuffed with a rich, delicious cannoli filling. This breakfast cannoli is perfect for special breakfasts and brunches. #cannolipancakes #breakfastcannoli #cannolifilling www.savoryexperiments.com

Cannoli Pancakes

4.71 from 27 votes
These Cannoli Pancakes are the ultimate decadent but fun pancake recipe. Loaded with sweet, creamy cannoli filling this breakfast cannoli is like starting your day with dessert!
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Savory Christmas Brunch Ideas

A far cry from just egg whites and bacon, these cozy Christmas breakfast ideas are some of my favorite breakfast recipes. From casseroles to charcuterie boards, these are sure to become some of your favorite recipes too!

And the best part? They require minimal effort and are delicious options for all year round too.

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Hashbrown and Sausage Casserole

4.41 from 160 votes
This Sausage Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole is loaded with delicious breakfast sausage, hash browns, and lots of cheese. One of the best breakfast casserole recipes for holiday breakfasts, Sunday brunch, or any other occasion.
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Cream Cheese Board

4.50 from 12 votes
Have you seen the newest rage, butter boards? Well I'm taking that concept and cranking it up a notch: queue the Cream Cheese Board!
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Breakfast Burgers

4.88 from 8 votes
Breakfast burgers are the perfect protein packed way to start the day. A juicy burger with white cheddar, arugula, bacon and jammy egg.
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Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

4.50 from 24 votes
With only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep, this eggless Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a perfect easy breakfast.
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donut breakfast sandwich with drippy egg yolk

Donut Breakfast Sandwich

5 from 5 votes
Sticky glazed donuts sandwiches with peppery sausage, sharp cheddar cheese and a runny egg for the ultimate breakfast sandwich.
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Bacon Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

4.38 from 8 votes
Crunchy, gooey and delicious, Breakfast Tater Tot Casserole makes breakfast an occasion for the whole family! With just a handful of ingredients and frozen tater tots, this easy breakfast casserole is great for a crowd!
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Breakfast Charcuterie Board

Perfect for any breakfast fan, this breakfast charcuterie board is the ideal way to graze on breakfast favorites like meat, eggs, pancakes, fruit, and bagels!
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Quiche Florentine Egg Muffins

4.89 from 9 votes
EASY Quiche Florentine Egg Muffins are packed with spinach, garlic & cheese and are a quick easy way to make quiche you can grab on the go!
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Crustless Spinach Quiche

4.50 from 8 votes
This Crustless Spinach Quiche recipe is the BEST! It has less than 10 ingredients and it's perfect for breakfast or brunch.
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Best Breakfast Tacos

5 from 5 votes
Make your own breakfast tacos at home! Perfect for a fun brunch gathering or even serve breakfast for dinner.
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Crab Cakes Hollandaise

4.60 from 5 votes
Crab Cakes Hollandaise is a decadently delicious dish that is perfect as an entree or as an appetizer. It is certain to wow your guests. 
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How to Make Scrambled Eggs

4.34 from 6 votes
Looking for the Best Scrambled Eggs? These are light, fluffy, moist and delicious!
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Vegetable Breakfast Pizza

5 from 8 votes
When it comes to easy breakfast recipes, this Breakfast Pizza tops the list! With just a few ingredients and a homemade sauce, this pizza is the best!
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Air Fryer Bacon

5 from 4 votes
Frying perfect strips of bacon in the air fryer is fast + easy while leaving your stovetop free of splatter. Crispy & flat strips of bacon every time!
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Easy Breakfast Burritos

5 from 5 votes
If you're looking for the best breakfast burrito, you've found it with this easy, delicious breakfast burrito recipe! Easy to make and delicious to eat!
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Crockpot Breakfast Casserole

4.41 from 15 votes
Easy breakfast recipes don't get any better than this Crockpot Breakfast Casserole! Whip it up before you go to bed and breakfast is ready in the morning!
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Air Fryer Eggs

5 from 35 votes
Making eggs in the air fryer was never so easy! Perfect soft boiled, medium boiled and hard boiled eggs every time!
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Huevos Rancheros are a great way to spice up your breakfast. Lacey eggs with a runny yolk over warm corn tortillas, chunky salsa, black beans, cilantro and queso fresco. #huevosrancheros www.savoryexperiments.com

Ultimate Huevos Ranchoes

5 from 3 votes
Huevos Rancheros are a great way to spice up your breakfast. Lacey eggs with a runny yolk over warm corn tortillas, chunky salsa, black beans, cilantro and queso fresco.
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Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes use leftover potatoes with scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, chives, sour cream and BACON for the perfect easy breakfast recipe. #breakfastpotatoes www.savoryexperiments.com

Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes

4.67 from 27 votes
Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes use leftover potatoes with scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, chives, sour cream and BACON for the perfect easy breakfast recipe.
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Sausage Gravy Recipe

4.98 from 35 votes
Sausage Gravy, a simple recipe made from pork sausage and cream and a few other ingredients, is a Southern staple. Serve over warm biscuits,  fried chicken or chicken fried bacon.
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This crustless quiche recipe is one of the best asparagus recipes. An asparagus quiche would be a great addition to your next breakfast, brunch or lunch! #asparagusquicherecipe #crustlessquicherecipe #asparagusrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

Crustless Asparagus Quiche

4.53 from 17 votes
This crustless quiche recipe is one of the best asparagus recipes. An asparagus quiche would be a great addition to your next breakfast, brunch or lunch!
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Chimichurri Egg Muffins are eggs baked in ham with a zesty chimichurri sauce made with fresh herbs and garlic. The perfect make ahead breakfast idea! #greeneggsandham #eggmuffins www.savoryexperiments.com

Chimichurri Egg Muffins

5 from 3 votes
Chimichurri Egg Muffins are eggs baked in ham with a zesty chimichurri sauce made with fresh herbs and garlic. The perfect make ahead breakfast idea! 
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The BEST Breakfast Sandwich

5 from 43 votes
The best breakfast idea: breakfast sandwiches! I always have trouble finding breakfast recipes, but this one is SO tasty and only takes 5 minutes. Better than frozen breakfast sandwiches!
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Mushroom Spinach Egg Muffin Recipe

4.50 from 8 votes
Mushroom Spinach Egg Muffins are the perfect idea for making ahead to freeze in individual serving sizes, or for guests for brunch or breakfast!
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Stuffed Breakfast Potato on a plate topped with chives