Christmas Morning Breakfast Traditions & Ideas

40+ Christmas Breakfast Traditions: Tempting Recipes to Make This Year!

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Many of us have a traditional meal we eat for Christmas dinner, but what about Christmas morning breakfast or brunch?

Do you want a go-to recipe that everyone looks forward to each year?

Or are you more of a let’s try new things kinda cook?

Either way, this recipe list is for you! Sweet or savory, we’ve got you covered.

Perhaps you want to choose one or two of these recipes to become Christmas breakfast traditions for your family. Or maybe you are like me, and you’ll try a new recipe every year (until maybe one sticks).

One thing is for sure, you need something to fuel the family for the busy morning of gift opening or to keep them from spoiling that delicious Christmas dinner you have planned!

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Let’s get to it: Christmas breakfast traditions sure to please!

Make ahead Christmas Day breakfast ideas

Cheesy Ham Breakfast Casserole

Does it get any easier than a make ahead casserole you can warm in the oven Christmas morning?

7 simple ingredients make up this perfect Christmas casserole by My Organized Chaos.

Click Here for the Cheesy Ham Breakfast Casserole recipe

Pecan Pumpkin Pie French Toast Casserole

Have a family of pumpkin fanatics with a bit of a sweet tooth?

This sweet breakfast casserole by My Organized Chaos is for you!

Click to get this Pecan Pumpkin Pie French Toast Casserole Recipe

Raspberry Cheesecake French Toast Casserole

Okay, how delicious does this make ahead casserole over at Dance Around the Kitchen look?

Simple ingredients and you can pop it in the oven when you wake up Christmas morning!

Click here to make Raspberry Cheesecake French Toast Casserole

Make Ahead Freezer Quiche

This is a great option you can make a few days ahead of Christmas when life isn’t quite so hectic.

Bake it Christmas morning and nobody will know you weren’t up cooking all night 😉

Click here to make this yummy crustless quiche by Rooted Revival

Saving Talents

Easy Egg Casserole

If you are a family of egg lovers, this casserole by Saving Talents is for you!

Serve with fruit for a perfectly delicious Christmas morning breakfast.

Click here to get your easy egg casserole recipe now!

Chocolate Chip French Toast Casserole

Anyone else drooling?

If you can’t indulge on Christmas… well, when can you!

Treat the family to this tasty recipe by Brooklyn Active Mama.

Get the recipe for this chocolate chip french toast casserole right here!

Baked Oatmeal Casserole

An easy oatmeal casserole by Cincy Shopper would be perfect for a make ahead Christmas morning breakfast.

I love how it uses ingredients I almost always have on hand.

Get the baked Oatmeal Casserole recipe here

Apple Overnight French Toast Casserole

Imagine how delicious your whole house will smell if you make this recipe by Cincy Shopper.

Apples + french toast + syrup. A winning combination for sure.

Get this apple french toast casserole recipe right here

Gooey Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Vegan or not, this is a great option for a make ahead Christmas Day breakfast brought to you by The Banana Diaries.

Get this vegan cinnamon rolls recipe by clicking here

Easy Christmas Breakfast Recipes

Eggnog Pancakes

Perfectly festive Christmas morning pancakes by Mission To Save.

Easy and made from scratch, these are sure to delight the eggnog lovers in your family!

Click here to make eggnog pancakes

Fluffy Sugar Cookie Waffles

The Artsy Fartsy Mama has you covered with this perfect treat for Christmas morning.

I’ve never thought of using coffee creamers to flavor pancakes of waffles.

Click to grab the recipe for these fluffy sugar cookie waffles here

No-Knead Cinnamon Rolls With Apricot Cardamom Cream Cheese Frosting

Craving cinnamon rolls? Nothing easier than a no-knead recipe!

I also love how The Spice Train included step-by-step photos to help you make the perfect cinnamon rolls for your Christmas Day breakfast.

Get this no-knead cinnamon roll recipe here

Easy Quiche Florentine

5 minutes of prep?

Yes please!

Try this quiche florentine recipe by Confessions of Parenting.

Get the easy quiche florentine recipe right here

Vegan Apple Fritters

These 10 minute apple fritters look amazing!

Get the recipe from Wow It’s Veggie by clicking here

Gingerbread Pancakes

Imagine how amazing these would smell?! Crayons and Cravings has you covered with this yummy and easy pancake recipe.

Get the gingerbread pancakes recipe here

Baked Eggs Benedict Casserole

Mighty Mrs is delivering with an easy baked eggs benedict casserole you can make for the family this year!

Get the Baked Eggs Benedict Casserole recipe by clicking here

Cute Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

Mickey Mouse Cinammon Rolls

I mean, how cute are these cinnamon rolls over at Well If She Can Do It?

Decorate with Christmas sprinkles and these Mickey Mouse cinnamon rolls are sure to please your Disney loving family!

It doesn’t get any easier than a 2 ingredient recipe either…

Click to make Mickey Mouse Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas Tree Waffles

The cutest Christmas tree waffles I’ve ever seen… brought to you by the Little Sunny Kitchen.

I mean, these are seriously adorable. Almost too cute to eat!

Make Christmas Tree waffles by clicking here

Other Christmas morning breakfast ideas you’ll love

Sweet Potato Kale Hash

OK, this recipe at Saving Talents is right up my alley.

Anyone else love the idea of a tasty hash for Christmas morning?

Here’s the recipe for this delicious sweet potato kale hash with a fried egg!

Pull-Apart Mini Cinnamon Bites

This perfect make ahead recipe by Sonshine Kitchen is sure to please with it’s burst of cinnamon flavor.

There’s nothing better than a wake, bake & serve breakfast that fills your house with amazing smells.

Get this mini cinnamon bites recipe right here

Apple Cinnamon Buns

Whip up a batch of delicious apple cinnamon buns.

This recipe at Sustain My Cooking Habit is perfect for a Christmas breakfast treat.

Click to find this apple cinnamon buns recipe

Christmas Morning Monkey Bread

The perfect monkey bread recipe by Fresh Simple Home to make this Christmas.

Easy, comforting, delicious.

Click to make this monkey bread recipe!

Chocolate Brioche Bread Wreath

Sticking to a festive wreath theme here, this chocolate brioche bread by A Baking Journey is perfection!

Get the chocolate brioche bread wreath recipe by clicking here

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There we have it! A TON of perfect Christmas morning breakfast recipes that might just become your next tradition!

Have a fabulous holiday season!


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