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In the hustle and bustle of Christmas morning, it can be hard to make a gourmet breakfast unless you miss out on the opening of gifts. The other alternative is getting up in the wee hours of the morning to prep everything and work through the recipes. This list of Christmas morning breakfast ideas is everything you need for brunch or breakfast from drinks to eggs to pastries to fruit trays.
Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes
These recipes are great for making the night before and popping in the oven Christmas morning. No mess, no fuss that morning but plenty of breakfast goodness waiting for you in the oven.
Hard-Boiled Egg and Bacon Casserole – Beyer Beware
Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole – Plain Chicken
Edith’s Breakfast Casserole – Chasing Saturdays
Egg’s Benedict Breakfast Bake – Foodtastic Mom
Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats – Fencerow to Fencerow
Christmas Morn Casserole – Syrup and Biscuits
Bacon Breakfast Casserole – Plowing Through Life
Cheesy Scrambled Egg and Ham Casserole – Beyer Beware
Make-Ahead Ham and Cheese Quiche – These Old Cookbooks
Overnight Vanilla French Toast – The Farmwife Cooks
Breakfast Egg Casseroles, Quiches & Egg Recipes
These breakfast recipes focus on the egg. Whether it is an egg casserole, quiche, or even simple made eggs, you have great choices with this list.
Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole – The Country Cook
Loaded Farmhouse Breakfast Casserole – Food Hussy
Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole – Southern Home Express
Easy Southern Sausage Quiche – Back to My Southern Roots
Sausage and Egg Casserole – Served Up with Love
Loaded Grits Casserole – Foodtastic Mom
Breakfast Gumbo – Food Hussy
Easy Breakfast Pizza – The Farmwife Cooks
Hawaiian Roll Breakfast Sliders – Dance Around the Kitchen
Baked or Air Fryer Scrambled Eggs – Food Hussy
Eggless Breakfast Recipes
Sometimes people don’t like eggs. My nephew is one of those people. They want breakfast too. Here are some great options for the person wanting breakfast that doesn’t have eggs in it.
Cheesy Bacon Hashbrown Casserole -Served Up with Love
Maple Sausage Crescents – Plain Chicken
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Oatmeal Casserole – Dance Around the Kitchen
Instant Pot Strawberry Oatmeal – My Fearless Kitchen
Homemade Sausage Cheddar Biscuits – Call me MPC
Crock Pot Smoked Sausage and Hashbrown Casserole – Beyer Beware
French Toast, Bread Pudding, Sweet Breakfast Recipes
Baked gooey bread-based casserole drenched in syrup or sweet sauces are a must for Christmas morning. You will find your stuffed French toast, bread puddings, and even a few monkey bread recipes in this group.
Monkey Bread – Beyer Beware
French Toast Bake with Eggnog and Cranberry Pecan Topping – Southern Discourse
Raspberry Cheesecake French Toast Casserole – Dance Around the Kitchen
Mickey Breakfast Lasagna – The Farmwife Feeds
Stuffed French Toast Casserole – Foodtastic Mom
Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole – The Backroad Life
Brioche French Toast Casserole – Plowing Through Life
Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding – The Farmwife Feeds
Salted Caramel Bacon Monkey Bread – Southern Bite
Crock Pot French Toast Casserole – Beyer Beware
Crock Pot Breakfast Recipes
Don’t want hover around the oven, no worries, we have crock pot breakfast recipes ready for you too!
Casserole Crock Pot Biscuits and Gravy Casserole – Beyer Beware
Crock Pot Coffee Cake – The Farmwife Cooks
Slow Cooker French Toast – My Fearless Kitchen
Crock Pot Monkey Bread – Beyer Beware
Apple Pie Oatmeal in the Crock Pot – The Farmwife Cooks
Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole – Recipes the Crock
Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes
Watching the carbs, even if it just you watching the carbs? Well, these low-carb breakfast recipes are sure to please your whole crowd and without the carbs.
Crock Pot Low-Carb Scrambled Egg and Sausage Casserole – Beyer Beware
Ham and Cheese Egg Cups – A Southern Soul
Low-Carb “Biscuits” and Gravy – Beyer Beware
Instant Pot Egg Bites – Chef Alli
Crustless Spinach and Bacon Quiche – Beyer Beware
Keto Ninja Foodi Sous Vide Bacon and Cheese Quiche – Beyer Beware
Waffles and Pancakes Recipes
Requests for waffles or pancakes are common at my house. Here are a few options from traditional to festive recipes.
Gingerbread Waffles – These Old Cookbooks
Copycat IHOP Oreo Pancakes – Food Hussy
Homemade Pancakes – The Farmwife Cooks
Banana Waffles – Beyer Beware
Breakfast Sides – Potatoes, Bacon, Sausage Recipes
Christmas Breakfast isn’t complete without some bacon or sausage or potatoes. Grab some great breakfast sides ideas.
Mountaintop Bacon – Sweet and Savory Baked Bacon – Beyer Beware
Breakfast Potatoes – Foodtastic Mom
Maple Apple Glazed Breakfast Meatballs – Chef Alli
Sausage Hashbrown Balls – Plain Chicken
Three-Ingredient Hashbrown Casserole – Call Me PMC
Gluten-Free Cheesy Sausage Balls – Beyer Beware
How to Cook Bacon in the Oven – A Southern Soul
Breakfast Pastry Recipes
While everyone is visiting, opening presents, sipping on eggnog, give them a little coffee cake, pastry, danish or muffin to nibble on.
Danish Puff – Almond Puffed Pastry – Beyer Beware
Honey Bun Coffee Cake – These Old Cookbooks
Christmas Cranberry White Chocolate Sour Cream Biscuits – Syrup and Biscuits
Crescent Roll Apple Danishes – The Country Cook
Pumpkin Churro Muffins – Dance Around the Kitchen
Blueberry Pull-Apart Biscuits – Southern Bite
Cake Mix Cinnamon Rolls – These Old Cookbooks
Vanilla Scones – A Southern Soul
Fruit Trays, Fruit Salad, and Fruit Dip Recipes
Just in case you want something healthy for Christmas morning breakfast, here are some great fruit and yogurt recipes.
Hot Toddy Baked Grapefruit – Syrup and Biscuits
Marinated Fresh Fruit Salad – The Farmwife Crafts
Berry Greek Yogurt Parfaits – My Fearless Kitchen
Creamy Coconut Cream Fruit Dip – The Farmwife Feeds
Instant Pot Yogurt – Fencerow to Fencerow
Old-Fashioned Fruit Salad – These Old Cookbooks
Breakfast Drink Recipes
You got to have something to drink with breakfast. A whole list of kid-friendly drinks as well as plenty of adult breakfast beverages perfect for Christmas Bruch.
Christmas Brunch Punch – Farmwife Drinks
Champaign Brunch Punch – Farmwife Drinks
Egg Nog with Spiced Rum – Farmwife Drinks
Fuzzy Navels – Farmwife Drinks
Crock Pot Peppermint Hot Chocolate – Farmwife Drinks
Cranberry Mimosas – Farmwife Drinks
Cranberry Lime Punch – Farmwife Drinks
The Best Punch – Farmwife Drinks
Warm Vanilla Wassail – Farmwife Drinks
Sparkling Ginger Apple Cider Sangria – Farmwife Drinks