Christmas Breakfast is the most exciting breakfast of the year. Everyone might wake up thinking about presents on Christmas morning, but a delicious breakfast should be on the menu. Make something easy that everyone will love, so you can move on to the gifts! These Christmas breakfast ideas are perfect for families and guests.
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Christmas Breakfast Ideas
Christmas morning is one of the best times of the year. Everyone wakes up excited to open gifts…and they’re all expecting a delicious Christmas breakfast to go with it.
I love Christmas morning breakfast just as much as everyone else, but preparing it for family and guests when I’m ALSO really excited to sit down and open gifts…well, I want it to be as quick and painless as possible. I want something delicious and easy to serve everyone, so we can eat and move on to the main event.
We can’t just serve cold cereal and call it a day. We gotta have the pancakes, cinnamon rolls, eggs, bacon, french toast, breakfast casseroles, etc. to really impress everyone. Breakfast is such an important part of the whole Christmas morning experience, so it has to be good!
Whether you prefer to eat breakfast and then open presents, or plow right through those gifts and then sit down for a nice brunch, these Christmas breakfast ideas are exactly what you need!
Get excited for Christmas morning with these easy breakfast foods, make ahead recipes, and casseroles!
Essential Kitchen Tools
- Casserole Dishes
- Baking Sheets & Pans
- Pots and Pans
- Cooking Utensils
- Serving Bowls
- Cutting Board
- Kitchen Knives
Essential Ingredients List
34 Best Christmas Breakfast Recipes
Christmas Breakfast Casseroles
Casseroles are the easiest thing to make for holidays, and they work for breakfast too! These recipes are easy to make, and they’re delicious!
Classic Christmas Breakfast Recipes
Sometimes the best thing to eat on Christmas morning is the most classic breakfast foods. You can’t go wrong with these favorites.
- Homemade Sausage Gravy and Biscuits
- Classic Cinnamon Rolls
- Blueberry Pancakes with Lemon Sauce
- Brown Sugar Bacon
- Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce
- Quiche Lorraine
- Savory Bacon Pancakes
- Crispy Breakfast Potatoes
- Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas
Nothing’s easier than making a meal ahead of time. You can prepare these breakfasts on Christmas Eve, so they’re ready to bake and enjoy when you wake up on Christmas morning!
- Morning Glory Muffins
- Apple Pie Overnight French Toast
- Southwest Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos
- Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake
- Sheet Pan Breakfast Pizza
Breakfast Recipes for a Crowd
If you have guests staying with you, you need a breakfast that can feed a lot of people. These dishes are perfect, because it’s easy to make a lot of food without a lot of work.
- Sheet Pan Chocolate Croissant
- Meat Lovers Sheets Pan Pizza
- Cheesy Baked Breakfast Sliders
- Steak and Eggs Breakfast Tacos
- Coffee and Donuts Breakfast Bake
More Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas
Need even more ideas? I’ve got plenty! Whether you prefer to bake some breads to snack on with coffee, make some extra sweet treats, or try something different, these are some fun breakfast recipes.
- Christmas Sausage “Cookies”
- Cheesy Migas
- Hot Chocolate Bread Pudding
- Pecan Pie Muffins
- Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
- French Toast with Strawberry Syrup
- Maple Oat Scones
- Caramel Cheesecake Stuffed Apple Bread
- Cinnamon Sugar Biscuit Bites
- Baked Breakfast Sliders
- Strawberry and Cream Cake Donuts
Get prepared for all of your other holiday cooking and baking with these Christmas food ideas: