They say breakfast is the most important meal, and this is especially true on Christmas morning! A cozy breakfast infused with the magic of the holidays sets the tone for the rest of the day. Kickstart your family’s Yuletide celebrations with these 45 Christmas Breakfast Ideas!
These easy breakfast casseroles are comforting and filling recipes to tuck into. Many of these recipes can be assembled the night before too!
Crockpot Breakfast Casserole
T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house… were the incredible smells of this slow cooker casserole with bacon! This delicious crock pot breakfast is prepared the night before, and ready when you wake up.
Overnight Ham Breakfast Casserole
Possibly the best overnight breakfast recipe to try this Christmas! A warm, rich combination of flaky croissants, creamy cheeses and juicy ham meet a crispy cornflake topping in this easy make-ahead breakfast idea.
Channel all of the cozy Christmas vibes with a classic – homemade waffles! This selection of easy waffle recipes is perfect for ringing in the good cheer.
Orange Cranberry Waffles with Maple Cranberry Compote (Vegan)
Festive flavors of cranberry and orange are brought together in this waffle recipe destined for Christmas morning. This recipe for vegan waffles is topped with a sweet and tart maple cranberry compote that’s to die for!
Another classic breakfast idea, pancakes are the quintessential holiday morning meal! Try these easy and delicious, festive pancake recipes that both kids and adults will love.
Let the kids watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas while you whip up a batch of these easy and festive waffles! The green “grinch” color is delightful and tiny confetti hearts just take it all to the next level. An absolutely perfect Christmas morning breakfast, especially for littles!
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes with Candied Bacon
When the occasion calls for pulling out all the stops, this is the pancake recipe to do it! Delectable pumpkin pancakes made with healthy whole wheat and a semi-indulgent topping of homemade candied bacon (in the name of Christmas!).
Sheet Pan Pancakes
Preparing pancakes for a crowd? Or perhaps you’re just looking for a simple solution for quick and easy breakfast: make your pancakes on a baking sheet! Fluffy sheet pan pancakes are the not-so-secret variation you need to try this holiday season.
Nothing fits the holidays better than a delicate crepe filled to the brim with flavorful ingredients! Ideal for breakfast or brunch, these are the best crepe recipes for Christmas celebrations.
The Best Crepe Recipe
If you’re looking to perfect your crepe making skills this holiday season, this recipe is the gift that keeps on giving! With 6 ingredients, this is a fast and easy crepe recipe that’s the perfect foundation for any fillings and toppings your Christmas heart desires.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes
Your tastebuds will be singing the Angel’s chorus with these incredible pumpkin cheesecake crepes! Flavored with vanilla and cinnamon and topped with a delectable pumpkin cream cheese; for a perfectly filling, festive take on classic crepes.
French toast is a kid-friendly classic, with so many ways to dress it up for Christmas day! Here are a range of easy French toast recipes that take the original to a whole new level.
Overnight Blueberry French Toast Bake
Make this easy french toast bake the night before and wake up to a decadent breakfast casserole’s perfect for the holidays! Filled with juicy blueberries and topped with a crunch brown sugar cinnamon streusel, this breakfast idea is a definite treat.
Baked French Toast
A delicious French toast bake is one way to make easy French toast ahead of the morning bustle! This irresistible baked breakfast recipe is soaked in a mixture of maple and cream cheese, complete with a festive zest of orange.
Apple Pie French Toast Casserole
If there was ever an occasion to enjoy dessert for breakfast, it’s at Christmas. Luckily, this is a sweet breakfast casserole that channels that energy! Rich and creamy french toast flavors and a sweet apple cinnamon filling are topped with a sugary pecan streusel, ready to be drizzled with caramel.
Overnight Pumpkin Brioche French Toast
It’s as though brioche bread was born to be French toast – and this recipe proves it! Once again you can dodge the Christmas morning chaos with this perfect recipe for overnight French toast enriched with pumpkin puree.
Scones and Coffee Cake
From savory scones to sweet and moist coffee cake, these are the recipes that will wow at the breakfast table on Christmas morning.
Giant Morning Bun Spiral Coffee Cake
Impressive to look at, delicious to eat, this coffee cake is the ultimate breakfast recipe to make for Christmas morning! With the cozy flavors of nuts and orange marmalade wrapped inside a spiced homemade brioche-like dough.
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