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Christmas dinner is always an exciting prospect but that doesn’t mean you can forget about Christmas breakfast recipes because there are some great options you certainly won’t want to miss out on. It’s a great idea to start this special day with something delicious, either before or after you open your gifts! Choose from wonderful delicacies like eggs benedict, cinnamon roll donuts, overnight sticky buns, or anything else you want to enjoy on Christmas morning with the family.

Pancake Nachos

A stack of mini pancakes.
Pancake Nachos. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Fun and festive, these pancake nachos are the perfect holiday breakfast to kick off Christmas in style! They’re mini pancakes with Nutella, strawberry topping, candy cane sprinkles, and more. Everyone will love these Christmas pancakes, from the youngest member of the family to the most senior. They are sweet, cute, and totally delicious. They would also be great for Valentine’s Day, too.
Get the Recipe: Pancake Nachos

Sheet Pan Eggs Benedict

Eggs benedict made on a sheet pan.
Sheet Pan Eggs Benedict. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

A little more unusual than the classic eggs benedict recipe but every bit as good, or even better, this tasty dish with homemade hollandaise sauce, Canadian bacon, potatoes, asparagus, and more, makes a great special occasion brunch.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Eggs Benedict

Baked French Toast Maple Cinnamon Skillet

French toast in a skillet pan.
Baked French Toast Maple Cinnamon Skillet. Photo credit: xoxobella.

You can’t go wrong with a baked French toast maple cinnamon skillet. Made with canned Pillsbury Grands biscuits, this French toast bake recipe boasts cinnamon and vanilla flavours in each bite. It’s just so good!
Get the Recipe: Baked French Toast Maple Cinnamon Skillet

Savoury Breakfast Muffins

Savoury breakfast muffins with soft boiled egg yolk on a plate.
Savoury Breakfast Muffins with Soft Boiled Eggs, Sausage and Cheese. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Soft yolk savoury breakfast muffins with turkey sausage make a tasty as well as healthy breakfast. Combining soft boiled eggs, sausage and cheese results in this yummy breakfast to go.
Get the Recipe: Savoury Breakfast Muffins

Ham, Broccoli, and Cheese Crescent Cups

Leftover ham and broccoli cheese cups.
Leftover Ham, Broccoli and Cheese Crescent Cups. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

You can make tasty leftover ham, broccoli, and cheese crescent cups with just a handful of ingredients. These crescent roll breakfast cups are also a nice breakfast.
Get the Recipe: Leftover Ham, Broccoli and Cheese Crescent Cups

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

Pancake in a sheet pan.
Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Easy sheet pan buttermilk pancakes make a tasty breakfast or lunch. This pancake hack means you can say goodbye to endless flipping because these are pancakes baked in the oven.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

Slow Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole

A slice of breakfast casserole on a plate.
Overnight Breakfast Casserole. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

It’s a leftover ham and egg bake with vegetables, cheese, hash browns, and more – a warming dish with plenty of amazing flavours.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Carrot Cake Vegetable Crepes

Crepes on a plate with berries.
Carrot Cake Vegetable Crepes. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Crepes make a perfect breakfast, but they’re also nice for brunch, lunch, or even dessert. These carrot cake crepes are especially great if you have a sweet tooth and want something healthy,
Get the Recipe: Carrot Cake Vegetable Crepes

Air Fryer Ham and Cheese Double Crust Quiche

Ham and cheese quiche with a pie pan.
Air Fryer Ham and Cheese Double Crust Quiche. Photo credit: xoxobella.

This air fryer ham and cheese double-crust quiche is so good! Enjoy it for any meal – it’s just as nice for breakfast or brunch as lunch or snack. Using pre-made pie crust and a can of Pillsbury pizza crust is a nifty shortcut that makes this recipe a breeze to put together.
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Ham and Cheese Double Crust Quiche

The Best Eggnog Waffles!

Christmas Waffles on a plate with butter and syrup.
The Best Eggnog Waffles!. Photo credit: Lynns Way Of Life.

Full of nutmeg and eggnog, these Eggnog waffles are the perfect breakfast to serve on Christmas morning or throughout the holiday season! Serve these fluffy eggnog waffles with lots of maple syrup, butter, and freshly ground nutmeg.
Get the Recipe: The Best Eggnog Waffles!

Eggnog French Toast

Two slices of french toast on a plate, perfect for a festive Christmas breakfast.
Eggnog French Toast. Photo credit: Simply Scrumptious Eats.

This is a super fun breakfast to make during the Christmas holiday. It’s a great way to start the morning followed by fun Christmas traditions and a day full of fun! You better believe it! This family favorite recipe will be a hit for your eggnog, Christmas-loving family. It’s so easy to throw together, and hits all those holiday flavors.
Get the Recipe: Eggnog French Toast

Baked Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole

A delicious slice of bread pudding, perfect for a Christmas breakfast.
Baked Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole. Photo credit: Winding Creek Ranch.

This eggnog french toast bake is a Christmas morning tradition! prep it in the Christmas Eve, and you just have to pop it in the oven Christmas morning! This make-ahead Baked Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole with Streusel Topping is the perfect way to kick off any special morning.
Get the Recipe: Baked Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole

Gingerbread Waffles

A waffle with a spoon, perfect for a Christmas breakfast.
Gingerbread Waffles. Photo credit: Strength And Sunshine.

These delicious Gluten-Free Gingerbread Waffles are so easy to make! This quick and simple holiday breakfast is cozy and comforting, perfect for Christmas morning or a chilly winter weekend!
Get the Recipe: Gingerbread Waffles

Christmas Cinnamon Roll Wreath Recipe

A Christmas wreath cookie with green sprinkles.
Christmas Cinnamon Roll Wreath Recipe. Photo credit: Homemade Heather.

This is the perfect dish for breakfast in bed on Boxing Day. Top with Christmas sprinkles and serve warm. Pair warm cinnamon rolls with ice cream, these delicious Oreo cake balls, or fun Christmas cookies for a delightful Christmas dessert board.
Get the Recipe: Christmas Cinnamon Roll Wreath Recipe

Baileys French Toast Casserole

Christmas breakfast recipe - Irish bread pudding with whipped cream and a bottle of Irish whiskey.
Baileys French Toast Casserole. Photo credit: Food Meanderings.

This Bailey’s French toast recipe is a decadent Toast that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day breakfast or brunch, Christmas morning brunch, Mother’s Day brunch, or any holiday. It’s so easy! And that is what makes it the best Baileys French Toast! It only takes a few minutes to prep the night before, then pop it in the oven when you get up and you have an amazing breakfast.
Get the Recipe: Baileys French Toast Casserole

Brioche French Toast Casserole

A festive dish of French toast topped with fresh strawberries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar, perfect for a Christmas breakfast.
Brioche French Toast Casserole. Photo credit: Cambrea Bakes.

Brioche french toast casserole is made with soft buttery brioche bread, soaked in a vanilla bean custard, and baked in the oven. This easy morning casserole is a delicious crowd-pleaser perfect for breakfast or brunch
Get the Recipe: Brioche French Toast Casserole

Cranberry Eggnog Coffee Cake

A festive cranberry coffee cake is placed on a plate, perfect for a Christmas morning breakfast treat.
Cranberry Eggnog Coffee Cake. Photo credit: Beyond The Chicken Coop.

A delicious coffee cake perfect for holiday breakfast, brunch, or dessert! Make ahead of time and reheat to serve warm for Christmas breakfast. This cranberry eggnog coffee cake is full of flavor from the cranberries and all the warm spices from the eggnog.
Get the Recipe: Cranberry Eggnog Coffee Cake

Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Eggs and Cheese

Christmas breakfast casserole baked in a glass dish.
Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Eggs and Cheese. Photo credit: Fun Money Mom.

This dish makes 12 generous servings! If you’re having guests over or have a house full on Christmas morning or other holidays, this casserole has you covered!This Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Eggs and Cheese is a delicious and easy breakfast recipe that the entire family will love.
Get the Recipe: Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Eggs and Cheese

Homemade Eggnog Latte (Hot Or Iced)

Two mugs of coffee with whipped cream and Christmas decorations perfect for a cozy holiday breakfast.
Homemade Eggnog Latte (Hot Or Iced). Photo credit: Burrata And Bubbles.

This Christmas latte comes together with just two ingredients, and you don’t need expensive equipment. Every delicious sip is ultra creamy and indulgent for the perfect holiday breakfast treat. Make your own holiday coffee with this festive homemade eggnog latte.
Get the Recipe: Homemade Eggnog Latte (Hot Or Iced)

Sweet Cream Pancakes

A stack of pancakes with raspberries on a plate, perfect for a festive Christmas breakfast.
Sweet Cream Pancakes. Photo credit: Love From The Table.

This sweet cream pancakes recipe is my secret recipe for Christmas morning. Rich, decadent and creamy, these pancakes are a special treat. Serve them with a pancake toppings bar for a simple and memorable holiday breakfast. These are special occasion pancakes.
Get the Recipe: Sweet Cream Pancakes

Christmas Morning Chai Dutch Bros

A festive cup of coffee with cinnamon and a dollop of whipped cream, perfect for Christmas morning breakfast.
Christmas Morning Chai Dutch Bros. Photo credit: Some Indian Girl.

Christmas morning chai (tea) is the perfect drink to cozy up to with chai spice and rich white chocolate flavor. This white chocolate chai is ready in a few minutes! Christmas Morning Chai is chai (tea) with cream, white chocolate, and spices. It is a delicious spin on Masala Chai, made with black tea and a masala chai spice blend.
Get the Recipe: Christmas Morning Chai Dutch Bros

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls With Brown Butter Frosting

Festive cinnamon rolls with icing on a plate, perfect for Christmas breakfast.
Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls With Brown Butter Frosting. Photo credit: Buttered Side Up Blog.

These eggnog cinnamon rolls are soft, fluffy, and delicious! These are perfect for Christmas breakfast!If you’re looking for something special to serve for Christmas breakfast/brunch, these Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls are just the thing.
Get the Recipe: Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls With Brown Butter Frosting

Baked French Toast Casserole

A festive Christmas breakfast pan of french toast with berries and walnuts.
Baked French Toast Casserole. Photo credit: DriveMe Hungry.

This baked French toast casserole is an easy breakfast or brunch you can serve your friends or family! It’s perfect for the holidays like Christmas or Thanksgiving. This baked French toast casserole is the perfect make-ahead breakfast or brunch! It’s made with brioche, challah, or French bread, soaked overnight, and baked in the oven.
Get the Recipe: Baked French Toast Casserole

Overnight Eggnog French Toast

A decadent Christmas breakfast treat that combines the flavors of cinnamon rolls and bread pudding, all baked to perfection in a skillet. Drizzled with a delightful icing, this dish is sure to
Overnight Eggnog French Toast. Photo credit: The Simple-Sweet Life.

The nights are getting longer, the days are getting colder and the stores are filled with Christmas carols and eggnog… The holiday season has officially arrived! This easy eggnog french toast sure isn’t! Just 15 minutes of prep in the evening and you’re on your way to the most delicious, I-can’t-believe-it’s-this-easy eggnog french toast. Serving.
Get the Recipe: Overnight Eggnog French Toast

Snowman Pancakes (For a Festive Christmas Breakfast)

A festive plate with a Santa Claus pancake as the centerpiece, perfect for a delicious and jolly Christmas breakfast.
Snowman Pancakes (For a Festive Christmas Breakfast). Photo credit: Mamas Buzz.

It’s a super simple way to make your breakfast into a fun little Christmas party that your kids are going to remember forever. Make snowman pancakes part of your Christmas eve, Christmas day, or even Boxing day morning, breakfast traditions.
Get the Recipe: Snowman Pancakes (For a Festive Christmas Breakfast)

Fluffy Eggnog Pancakes (So Easy!)

A festive stack of Christmas breakfast pancakes drizzled with syrup.
Fluffy Eggnog Pancakes (So Easy!). Photo credit: Lynns Way Of Life.

These eggnog pancakes are perfect to eat throughout the holiday season or make them fresh on Christmas morning! Enjoy this eggnog pancake recipe while everyone opens their gifts under the tree! Is there anything that screams “holiday” more than eggnog.
Get the Recipe: Fluffy Eggnog Pancakes (So Easy!)

Cinnamon Overnight Sticky Buns (Land Of Nod)

A festive bundt cake with raisins, perfect for a Christmas breakfast spread.
Cinnamon Overnight Sticky Buns (Land Of Nod). Photo credit: Food Meanderings.

Either way, they are really easy, yummy, and perfect for bringing along to a breakfast potluck or holiday brunch! They are great any time of year, but are the ideal delicious breakfast for Christmas morning, a special breakfast, or other special occasions.
Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Overnight Sticky Buns (Land Of Nod)

Eggnog French Toast Casserole

A festive cranberry bread pudding, perfect for a cozy Christmas breakfast.
Eggnog French Toast Casserole. Photo credit: Eat The Love.

This easy-to-make eggnog French toast casserole is the best holiday breakfast or brunch dish. It can even be made ahead of time if you want! making it a great Christmas or holiday breakfast for brunch.
Get the Recipe: Eggnog French Toast Casserole

Cinnamon Roll Donuts

Christmas donuts with icing on a cooling rack, perfect for a festive breakfast!
Cinnamon Roll Donuts. Photo credit: Savor The Spoonful.

They taste just like cinnamon rolls and they have such a soft, moist texture. These make for the perfect holiday breakfast or dessert. I love making these cinnamon roll donuts for breakfast on Christmas morning. I promise your family is sure to love these.
Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Donuts

Cinnamon Crescent Roll Cheesecake Stuffed Wreath

Delicious cinnamon buns, perfect for a festive Christmas breakfast, baked in a pan and topped with sweet icing.
Cinnamon Crescent Roll Cheesecake Stuffed Wreath. Photo credit: Lemons And Zest.

This Cinnamon Cheesecake Stuffed Crescent Roll Wreath started as our Christmas morning breakfast tradition but has quickly become a regular weekend rotation in the house. Special holiday foods make the season all the brighter. Just don’t forget that special foods like this have a place outside the holidays too.
Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Crescent Roll Cheesecake Stuffed Wreath

Snickerdoodle Rolls

Festive cinnamon rolls in a baking pan with sweet icing make for the perfect Christmas breakfast recipe.
Snickerdoodle Rolls. Photo credit: Broken Oven Baking.

They’re perfect for the Holidays and special occasions! They can be made the night before so all you have to do is bake them in the morning! The warmest of flavors for the coziest of dishes! Enjoy these for brunch with friends and family, I love waking up to these on Christmas morning.
Get the Recipe: Snickerdoodle Rolls

Fluffy Dark Chocolate Peppermint Pancake

A stack of Christmas pancakes with whipped cream and candy canes.
Fluffy Dark Chocolate Peppermint Pancake. Photo credit: Worldly Treat.

Our Christmas morning rituals include sipping on some hot chocolate while we listen to some classic jingles as we make loads and loads of crêpes and fluffy pancakes. It’s like a feast where we blend different unusual flavors to see what we fancy. This dark chocolate peppermint pancake is an oldie but a goodie.
Get the Recipe: Fluffy Dark Chocolate Peppermint Pancake

Brioche French Toast Casserole

A festive dish of french toast with berries, perfect for a Christmas morning breakfast.
Brioche French Toast Casserole. Photo credit: A Baking Journey.

This super easy Brioche French Toast Casserole Bake makes the most delicious and decadent breakfast or brunch dish. It is super easy to make with a few basic ingredients only, making it the perfect dish for a special breakfast such as Thanksgiving, Christmas.
Get the Recipe: Brioche French Toast Casserole

Coffee Cake Muffins With Vanilla Cardamom Glaze

A festive muffin on a plate with a drizzle of icing, perfect for Christmas morning breakfast.
Coffee Cake Muffins With Vanilla Cardamom Glaze. Photo credit: Cooking With Wine Blog.

Having Coffee Cake on Christmas morning right after everyone opens their stockings and before the main gifts is a tradition from Mark’s family. These Coffee Cake Muffins with Vanilla Cardamom Glaze are perfect to enjoy in the morning with a cup of coffee or as a snack anytime.
Get the Recipe: Coffee Cake Muffins With Vanilla Cardamom Glaze

Fluffy French Toast

French toast topped with strawberries and powdered sugar is a delightful Christmas breakfast recipe.
Fluffy French Toast. Photo credit: Infine Taste.

This French toast recipe, is light, airy, and decadently delicious! It truly is the the best French toast, it just might be your new favorite. A special recipe shared by our friend Ellie Pocock, we’ve adopted this recipe as THE Christmas morning breakfast at our house.
Get the Recipe: Fluffy French Toast

Gingerbread Christmas Pancakes

A stack of pancakes with pomegranate syrup, perfect for a festive Christmas breakfast.
Gingerbread Christmas Pancakes. Photo credit: Foodess.

These Christmas pancakes are perfect for Christmas breakfast or anytime over the holiday season. They’re soft, fluffy and gently flavored with the warm coziness of gingerbread. Whip up a batch this Christmas morning.
Get the Recipe: Gingerbread Christmas Pancakes

Breakfast Casserole With Bacon

A festive Christmas breakfast casserole dish with bacon, avocado and tomatoes.
Breakfast Casserole With Bacon. Photo credit: Dinner At The Zoo.

This breakfast casserole with bacon recipe is loaded with eggs, cheese and bacon, then finished off with an avocado and tomato topping. The perfect hearty breakfast. This bacon and egg casserole is so quick to put together and feeds a crowd, it’s great for Christmas morning or lazy Saturday.
Get the Recipe: Breakfast Casserole With Bacon

Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.

 

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