If you’re looking for Christmas Breakfast Ideas to serve on Christmas morning, we have 25 amazing recipe that will wow your family and overnight guests this holiday season. From overnight casseroles and make-ahead brunches to traditional Christmas breakfast fare, there’s no shortage of ideas here!
One of my very favourite things about Christmas Day is the big family breakfast that takes place at our house every Christmas morning.
When I was growing up, Christmas breakfast at our house was always a traditional breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries and toast. My husband’s family always had steak for breakfast on Christmas morning.
Now that I host Christmas and Christmas breakfast for the family, I’m always on look-out for easy dishes that I can prepare ahead of time. I’d rather not be in the kitchen fretting over the morning meal while everyone else is unwrapping gifts around the tree, know what I mean? Dishes that I can prepare ahead of time and just pop in the oven on Christmas morning are a bonus.
I also like to make a couple of recipes that make Christmas morning special for the kids too.
In true holiday fashion, I’ve been scouring the internet looking for new recipes to make for Christmas morning this year.
I’ve found a bunch that look amazing, and I thought I’d share them with you along with a few of my old favourites.
Maybe some of these will become new family favourites at your Christmas breakfast table this year!
25 Delicious Christmas Breakfast Ideas Everyone Will Love
These Potato and Omelet Breakfast Bites can be made ahead and frozen for Christmas morning (and for work-day and school-day mornings too). I love the creative Tatertot crusts – Ella Claire Inspired
Maple Caramel Bacon “Crack” is out-of-this-world-delicious, and highly addictive. It’s just 4 ingredients. While it’s best served the day it’s made, it can be stored in an airtight container and served the next day. – Domestic Rebel
Make Christmas Breakfast extra-special for the kids with these Cinnamon-Sugar French Toast Mittens. Dust them with a little powdered sugar for a frosty effect. – Happy Hooligans
Cinnamon-Sugar Tortilla Bowls – Serve fresh fruit salad in these edible bowls on Christmas morning. You can make them in minutes right in your oven. – Happy Hooligans
French Toast Christmas Trees will delight your little ones too, especially if you put them in charge of decorating their own. – Childhood 101
This Overnight Eggnog French Toast Cassarole is a cinch to prepare. Just throw it together the night before, and pop in the oven on Christmas morning. And don’t be afraid of the “eggnog” bit! Apparently even non-eggnog-lovers love this dish! – Five Heart Home
Impress your family and guests with this gorgeous AND delicious Fruit Pizza. Soft, chewy, sugar-cookie crust and cream-cheesy, fruity goodness on top. Mmmm… it’s like dessert for breakfast! – Pinch of Yum
Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos look fancy, but they’re totally easy to make. Bonus: they can be prepared ahead of time and frozen until Christmas morning. – Ella Claire
Prep the night before, and let the crock-pot do the work overnight so breakfast is ready and waiting on Christmas morning. This slow-cooker breakfast casserole frees up the oven for you to prepare the rest of your Christmas breakfast with ease. – Spend With Pennies
Traditionally called Idaho Sunrise, this egg, bacon and baked potato combo would be perfect served with a side of sausage or steak on Christmas morning. – Gimme Some Oven
Scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage cheese all layered together in this amazing breakfast lasagna casserole. Oh yum! Could Christmas morning possibly get any more delicious? – Family Fresh Meals
Mmmmm. They had me at “avocado”! I totally want to dive into a plate of these breakfast nachos. Below the nacho recipe, there’s a link to Ricotta-Tomato tart which you could serve hot or cold for your Christmas breakfast or brunch too. – Amuse Your Bouche
Sharla, the creator of this recipe has 7 (SEVEN!) kids, so you know her Make-Ahead, All In One Breakfast Cassarole has to be easy AND a crowd-pleaser! Sounds like the perfect combination for a Christmas breakfast recipe to me! – The Chaos and the Clutter
I love the touching story behind this Holiday Breakfast Wreath. Sometimes a simple family dish represents so much more than just a meal. What a lovely Christmas tradition to start with your own family. – The Kitchn
Put a new spin on an old classic! These Sugary-Cinnamon Roll-Ups are guaranteed to delight PB&J lovers young and old. – Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice
This make-ahead French Toast Cassarole has to be the easiest recipe out there. Just a handful of basic ingredients that can be prepared the night before. Even the picky eaters in the family will love this one. – I Can Teach My Child
I can only imagine how fresh and delicious this Pancetta and Gruyere Breakfast Pizza tastes. This would definitely be a hit with the grown-ups at our Christmas breakfast table. – Jo Cooks
Make a breakfast pizza with a shredded potato crust! Top it all off with eggs and your favourite chopped meat and veg, and you’ve got one amazing main dish to serve on Christmas morning. – The Gunny Sack
Assemble these Overnight Ham and Egg Enchiladas on Christmas Eve, and pop them in the oven for 30-40 minutes on Christmas morning! – The Girl Who Ate Everything
The kids are going to go nuts for these Candy Cane Pancakes! I think a few of the grown-ups might as well! (me! me!) – The Idea Room
A batch of warm ham and cheese scones would be the perfect side dish for a simple breakfast of scrambled eggs and fruit salad. Make them the night before, and just heat them up on Christmas morning. Unfortunately, the blog A Beautiful Bite doesn’t seem to be online anymore.
We’re starting our Christmas breakfast off this year with a round of these blueberry french toast roll-ups. Mmm… blueberries, cream cheese, sugar and cinnamon. Who doesn’t love the sound of that? – Damn Delicious
Prepare this Overnight Pull-Apart Monkey Bread before you head to bed on Christmas Eve, and it will be ready to go in the morning. Using frozen, uncooked dinner rolls makes this recipe a snap. – The Winsome Girl
These bread machine cinnamon rolls are a favourite at our house. I prepare the dough the day before, and refrigerate it overnight. You can prepare your cinnamon rolls every further in advance and freeze them too. – Happy Hooligans
How about a cheery, cherry candy cane for breakfast? This cherry and cream cheese danish is a snap to make when you refrigerated crescent roll dough. – Amanda’s Cookin’
Christmas Breakfast Ideas for Kids
Rudolph pancakes will put a smile on the kids’ faces. As you’ll see in the photos, they’re adorable served with whipped cream or without. – Mama Papa Bubba
Sven the reindeer pancakes will delight any “Frozen” fans that you have at your house. Bonus: this loveable dish comes with a serving of fruit, bacon and hashbrowns built right in! – The Joy of Boys
More Christmas Day Recipes You Need In Your Life:
There’s this absolutely amazing 5 Ingredient Black Forest Trifle.
Dinner wouldn’t be dinner with out these fantastic Bread Machine Dinner Rolls.
And you might as well have the kids shake up some 10-minute Homemade Butter to top those rolls off with! The process is tons of fun, and it will impress the heck out of your dinner guests! Merry Christmas, everyone!
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.