If you’re like me, you have a handful of favorite Christmas breakfast recipes… and maybe you could use a few more. Every year for as long as I can remember my mother (and at one time my grandmother) were up bright and early Christmas morning preparing a beautiful, tasty spread. From sweet to savory options, there has never been a shortage of deliciousness!

a collection of over 30 Christmas breakfast recipes from sweet to savory

I’m getting so excited for Christmas morning I can hardly stand it! If you’re looking for a new fun idea for Christmas morning breakfast, I’ve got ya covered here with over 30 incredible breakfast recipes to help make your Christmas morning magical. I’m rounding up some of my family’s favorite brunch recipes along with some other morning meal options from my food blog friends, which look and sound incredible. I hope you’re able to find some real winners to make your Christmas brunch extra special… and yummy!


buttermilk waffles served with butter, maple syrup and berries

Buttermilk Waffles

4.75 from 24 votes
This buttermilk waffles recipe is easy to make and results in fluffy waffles that are perfectly crisp on the outside, soft on the inside, and filled with the most delicious buttery flavor! The best addition to any breakfast or brunch spread!
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jelly donuts dusted with powdered sugar on a serving tray

Jelly Donuts

5 from 3 votes
I'm super excited to bring you this recipe for warm, fresh, light and yeasty Jelly Donuts. Also called a sufganiyots, these perfectly plump, fluffy donuts are filled with sweet raspberry jam and then fried until golden and delicious. Dust them with powdered sugar or roll them in granulated sugar and they're just like your favorite bakery donut, but way better!
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folded crepe filled with whipped cream and fresh berries

How to Make Crepes

5 from 7 votes
Learn how to make crepes at home with this incredibly delicious crepe recipe! Not only do these turn out perfectly thin and buttery, they are so easy to whip up in the blender. With just 8 simple ingredients, you can have your choice of sweet or savory – the topping and filling options are endless!
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French toast casserole on large sheet pan topped with greek yogurt and fresh fruit

French Toast Casserole

4.89 from 26 votes
French Toast Casserole can be prepped ahead of time for an overnight baked French toast casserole. It’s made by soaking pieces of bread in a sweet custard mixture, then topping it with cinnamon sugar streusel and baking it to golden brown perfection. 
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Brioche French toast topped with yogurt and berries.

Brioche French Toast

4.75 from 88 votes
The BEST breakfast treat is this easy Brioche French Toast! It’s made by dipping rich, soft brioche bread in the most delicious homemade orange honey flavored custard. This French toast will make any morning instantly special.
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A dutch baby topped with berries and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Dutch Baby (German Pancakes)

4.49 from 27 votes
A Dutch Baby (or sometimes called German Pancakes) is light, airy, and sweet. Made with six simple ingredients, they are incredibly easy, just mix everything in a blender, bake for twenty minutes, and DONE. Top with fresh fruit, a dollop of whipped cream and a good drizzle of maple syrup…ah, beyond perfect!
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Loaf of apple bread cut into slices.

Cinnamon Streusel Apple Bread

4.69 from 29 votes
If you’re looking for a sweet treat made with apples, this cinnamon streusel apple bread is the perfect one! Filled with fresh apples and topped with an irresistible cinnamon streusel, this apple bread recipe is a MAJOR hit with my family! It's easy to make and bakes up moist, sweet and delicious.
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Easy Coffee CakeThis easy coffee cake recipe is a simple, yet elegant crumb cake that’s topped with the most delicious cinnamon sugar streusel. This recipe could not be more perfect for holiday brunches!

Pieces of coffee cake cut into squares.

Buttermilk PancakesThis recipe for classic buttermilk pancakes makes for a such a scrumptious breakfast of light, fluffy and absolutely delicious pancakes cooked to golden brown perfection. These pancakes are my family’s favorite! They are easy and the perfect way to make any breakfast or brunch gathering super special!

a stack of Buttermilk Pancakes served on a white plate with butter and maple syrup

Baked Blueberry DonutsDeliciously healthy baked blueberry donuts that are light, soft, and perfect for breakfast! With just over 100 calories, these Skinny Blueberry Donuts are a fun and easy treat that’s perfect for any breakfast or brunch gathering!

baked blueberry donuts topped with glaze on a wire cooling rack

Banana Oat WafflesHealthy Gluten Free Banana Oat Waffles are light, crispy-on-the-outside, fluffy-on-the-inside, clean eating waffles. Feel free to top with fresh fruit, chocolate chips and/or maple syrup!

waffle on a white plate topped with fresh berries and almond butter

Banana Oat Blender Pancakes – So easy and delicious, these Banana Oat Blender Pancakes come together in about 5 minutes and are full of nutritious goodness! Top with banana slices and drizzle with maple syrup for a delicious, healthier, gluten-free breakfast.

banana oat pancakes with a bite on a fork


Cinnamon Roll CasseroleCinnamon roll casserole is one of my favorite Christmas breakfast ideas. It tastes just like decadent cinnamon rolls, but without all the effort! This cinnamon roll casserole recipe is super easy to make and can even be assembled the night before. Major Christmas magic with this one!

sweet breakfast casserole on a small plate with a fork

Homemade Monkey BreadOf all the Christmas brunch recipes, this one might be might favorite! Homemade monkey bread combines several tiny balls of dough coated in butter, cinnamon, and sugar. It’s basically a giant bundt pan of gooey cinnamon rolls! Finish this fun breakfast or dessert treat with vanilla icing and serve pull apart style.

homemade monkey bread on a pink cake stand

Best French ToastThe best cinnamon sugar French toast with a sprinkle of powdered sugar and topped with whipped cream, fresh berries, and a 4-ingredient caramel syrup. The recipe from a famous Utah bakery was shared online and this an adaptation of that recipe!

best French toast topped with syrup and berries

Bread PuddingHomemade bread pudding with fresh raspberries, fresh whipped cream, and a delicious vanilla sauce. With an easy prep time and tons of ideas to customize, this bread pudding recipe will quickly become your favorite!

bread pudding topped with raspberries and sliced almonds

Best Cinnamon RollsIt’s not Christmas day without cinnamon rolls baking in the oven and these homemade cinnamon rolls are the BEST! Everyone that makes them falls in love! They are great for breakfast, brunch, and holidays.

cinnamon rolls cut apart in a pan

Eggnog Bread – Perfect with a cup of coffee, this easy eggnog quick bread with a sweet eggnog glaze is a Christmas favorite. This loaf is great for breakfast or dessert. 

sliced eggnog bread with a glaze drizzled over the top

Cranberry Orange Bread— The fresh cranberries in this cranberry orange bread contrast nicely with the sweet orange glaze, making it the perfect blend of sweet and tart!

sliced cranberry orange bread with sweet orange glaze over the top

Blackberry Coffee Cake a simple yet elegant addition to any breakfast, brunch, or afternoon coffee break! It’s light, fluffy, filled with a blackberry puree, and topped with a sweet brown sugar topping! 

sliced blackberry coffee cake

Gingerbread French toast with cinnamon honey saucea great breakfast-in-bed or brunch recipe with a hint of Christmas & mouth-watering sauce!

stacked French toast with hand pouring a sauce over the top

Candy Cane Crescent Roll Breakfast Pastry with a cream cheese frosting and cherry filling sure to impress with minimal effort for a breezy Christmas treat. 

candy cane crescent roll filled with cherries

Mimosa Mini MuffinsWhy settle for just drinking a mimosa when you can indulge in adorable mini muffins made with CHAMPAGNE and ORANGE JUICE!! The perfect two-bite mimosa! FAST, EASY, and perfect for brunch or get-togethers!!

mini muffins stacked and covered in a glaze

Christmas Morning Muffins– the perfect festive bite for Christmas morning.

muffins near a sprig of greenery served Christmas morning


serving of sweet potato quiche on a small white plate

Sweet Potato Quiche

4.77 from 13 votes
Not only is this Sweet Potato Quiche super flavorful, but it’s easy to make and is absolutely perfect for brunch, lunch or even dinner! It’s great served warm or cold, perfect paired with a green salad or fresh fruit and is a recipe that can be made ahead of time. Best of all, this recipe is super simple to adapt to your personal preference; use your favorite cheese and meat for a dish your family is sure to love!
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slice of crustless quiche on a plate

Crustless Quiche

4.47 from 41 votes
Incredible Crustless Quiche made with bacon and Swiss cheese will make all of your brunch dreams come true. It's flavorful, so easy to make, and is absolutely perfect for breakfast, lunch or even dinner! Serve it warm or cold, paired with a green salad or fresh fruit. You can make it ahead of time and adapt it to your personal taste; use your favorite cheese and meat for a dish your family is sure to love!
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serving of breakfast casserole served on a small white plate with a fork and sliced avocado

Sausage Breakfast Casserole

4.70 from 13 votes
This sausage breakfast casserole is an overnight breakfast casserole made with bread, hearty sausage, eggs and cheese, all baked together to golden brown perfection. This easy breakfast casserole is so tasty, it never lasts long in my family. An effortless breakfast or brunch option that’s great for feeding a crowd!
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healthy breakfast burritos filled with sausage and potatoes

Healthy Breakfast Burrito Recipe

4.55 from 42 votes
These easy, healthy breakfast burritos are the best make ahead breakfast recipe and will definitely get you up out of bed in the morning! I mean, what’s not to love… eggs, chicken sausage, red potatoes, spinach, onion, red bell pepper, and all of your favorite toppings.
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serving of healthy breakfast casserole with a bite on a fork

Healthy Breakfast Casserole

5 from 7 votes
Breakfast just got better with the creation of this healthy breakfast casserole! It's super tasty and easy to make using whatever veggies you have in your fridge. Whip up this vegetarian breakfast casserole on Sunday and have a satisfying, ready-to-go breakfast all week long! You're going to love this breakfast bake recipe that just happens to be not only delicious, but protein-packed, gluten-free, paleo, Whole30 and keto-friendly.
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Biscuits and gravy casserole – This biscuits and gravy casserole recipe is such a delicious way to wake up on Christmas morning! It’s the perfect breakfast casserole!

sausage gravy mix with biscuits on top being spooned out

Easy Cheesy Breakfast CasseroleThis easy cheesy breakfast casserole is overflowing with sausage, eggs and hash browns. And it can be easily made the night before and baked the next day for breakfast.

breakfast casserole in a white dish with a wooden spoon

Light Sausage Egg Spinach Casserole– the perfect make-ahead breakfast to enjoy Christmas morning. Comforting and flavorful, this dish will fuel all that gift-giving!

serving of egg casserole on a blue plate with strawberries and a fork

Breakfast PizzaThis Breakfast Pizza is so easy and tasty you’re going to want a slice of it every morning! Refrigerated pizza crust is topped with pesto-flavored scrambled eggs, mozzarella, tomato slices and fresh basil for the most delicious breakfast recipe. This one is always a hit and easy to customize based off of your favorite ingredients.

Breakfast Pizza cooked on a baking sheet and topped with tomatoes and basil

Meat Lover’s Breakfast Pizza the perfect Christmas morning breakfast recipe! Loaded with pepperoni, bacon, sausage, hamburger, egg, hash browns, and cheese! BEST SHEET PAN BREAKFAST PIZZA EVER!

breakfast pizza served on a cookie sheet pan

Hot Ham and Swiss Pinwheels – smoked ham and melty Swiss cheese that are rolled up in croissant dough and are brushed with a buttery garlic poppyseed topping!  The perfect insanely delicious quick and easy appetizer or Christmas brunch idea!

ham and Swiss pinwheel rolls

Overnight Breakfast Enchiladas Tortillas stuffed with Sausage, Eggs, Cheese and Bacon! This is the Perfect Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe!

overnight breakfast enchiladas covered in cheese

Mexican Breakfast Tacos – Mexican Breakfast Tacos are the perfect healthy morning meal for on-the-go. They’re so easy, delicious and can be made gluten free and vegetarian to please the whole family!

Mexican breakfast tacos with potatoes and avocado slices

Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Bake– simply irresistible! It’s easy, make-ahead, and tastes scrumptious the next morning!  

cheesy tater tot breakfast casserole in a white baking dish

Best Breakfast Casserole – a thick and creamy egg base with shredded potatoes, chunks of ham and flavorful cheddar cheese blends that bakes up in no time. You can make this casserole ahead of time or enjoy the morning of during the holidays!

best breakfast casserole in a large white casserole dish

Gluten Free French Bread Ham Breakfast Strata recipe easy-to-follow and will please everyone! Yes, it does exist!

easy gluten free French bread casserole for breakfast

Roasted Vegetable Breakfast Casserolethe marriage of a sheet pan dinner with a breakfast casserole. My family loves this delicious, healthy meal served with a side salad for brunch, breakfast, or even dinner! It’s super tasty and easy to make using whatever veggies you have in your fridge. 

Roasted Veggie Breakfast Casserole in a white casserole dish topped with bell pepper, red potatoes and asparagus

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Ham Frittatasalty, savory, packed with flavor and the perfect addition to your holiday brunch spread.

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Ham Frittata on a white plate with a green salad

Egg Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rollsfilled with egg, sausage, cheese, and Divine Flavor Tribelli Mini Peppers, these take flaky crescent rolls to a whole new level!

breakfast crescent rolls stacked on a white plate with a bite taken out of one


Vodka Cranberry CocktailThere’s no better way to get the party started than with this festive Vodka Cranberry Cocktail! It’s made with just 4 ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes. The perfect sparkling festive drink to go along with your holiday dinners and parties!

Vodka Cranberry Cocktails garnished with sugared cranberries and orange slices

Cranberry Orange Mimosaperfect drink for your next party, get together or just because!

cranberry orange mimosa drink with fresh cranberry and orange slices

Christmas Morning Punch– goes great with an overnight breakfast casserole or some muffins. And it’s perfect with gifts!

glasses filled with a pink colored punch

Christmas Morning MimosasIt’s like a Christmas present for you wrapped up in a champagne flute. How fun!

cranberry mimosas served in champagne flutes

There ya have it, over 30 swoon-worthy Christmas breakfast recipes, so perfect for Christmas morning! Whoops, just gotta wipe this drool off my keyboard….

What foods do you love to enjoy Christmas morning?