28 Christmas Breakfast Ideas Perfect for the Whole Family

by | Nov 13, 2020

Does the thought of Christmas morning just make you giddy like a little kid once again? I can already see the kids running down the stairs to open gifts, the sounds of Christmas tunes, and the smell of pine throughout the house.

In addition to all the excitement of unwrapping presents, you’ll want to have something already prepared for Christmas breakfast. It will preferably be something that you can make ahead of time, but if you find just the right recipe, you may not mind cooking up something Christmas morning as well.

Here are some festive options that work perfectly as Christmas breakfast options that the whole family will love, even your picky toddler! Happy cooking!

Eggs and Meat

A hearty and healthy breakfast always includes some variation of eggs and a meat. Here are a few ways to make a casserole or breakfast options that include those two staples for your Christmas breakfast.

Eggs Bacon and Biscuit Casserole

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Simply Stacie

An easy Christmas breakfast casserole recipe made with eggs, bacon and biscuits. It’s super easy to whip up and can be made the night before and kept in the fridge.

Sausage and Spinach Fritatta

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Low Carb Africa

This healthy sausage and spinach frittata is a rich, nutritious, family breakfast that is so easy to make and is perfect for Christmas mornings!

Mini Crustless Quiche Cups with Sausage and Cheese

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Two Healthy Kitchens

These gluten-free Mini Crustless Quiche Cups take just minutes to prep, and bake up in no time! A delicious, easy holiday brunch! Even better … they refrigerate and freeze beautifully, so they’re a perfect make-ahead breakfast recipe for busy holiday mornings, too!

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Croissant Ring

via Tasty Oven

Breakfast classics are piled high and wrapped in croissant dough in this Everything Bagel Bacon Egg & Cheese Breakfast Croissant Ring recipe. Delicious bacon, egg, and cheddar stuffed croissants are topped with everything bagel seasoning and baked until golden brown. The perfect holiday brunch or breakfast.

Sausage Hash Brown Casserole

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Finding Zest

Sausage Hash Brown Casserole is the breakfast recipe to feed a crowd you didn’t know you were missing! This egg bake is loaded with flavor featuring bulk pork sausage, fresh hash browns, eggs, Rotel diced tomatoes with green chilis and plenty of shredded cheese. This hearty brunch option will have everyone coming back for seconds. Try it for your next holiday like Easter, Mother’s Day, or Christmas breakfast!

Egg, Ham, and Cheese Bread Pudding

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Two Sleevers

This Savory Bread Pudding recipe is the perfect breakfast casserole recipe for breakfast, dinner, or just about any meal of the day. It’s super easy to make, has just five ingredients, and you can even make it the night before.

The Sweet Stuff

When it comes to breakfast food, I’ll pass on the eggs. Give me all the syrupy, brown sugary goodness from streusels, French toast, and baked goods! Here are some great ideas for sweet breakfasts on Christmas morning.

Chocolate Stuffed Christmas Monkey Bread

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Crayons and Cravings

Made using refrigerated biscuit dough, stuffed with chocolate, and covered in holiday sprinkles, this easy monkey bread recipe is the perfect sweet treat to serve your family Christmas morning.

Christmas Cranberry Coffee Cake

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Savvy Mama Lifestyle

Everyone loves this Cranberry Coffee Cake recipe and it’s so EASY. It’s topped with a crunchy sugared pecan topping and ribbons of cranberries, then finished with a sweet glaze.

Cinnamon Crescent Roll Cheesecake Stuffed Wreathe

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Lemons and Zests

Holiday baking CAN be easy! This Cinnamon Crescent Roll Wreath is the recipe you need for a quick, easy treat everyone will love. Perfect for holiday brunch or a cozy weekend brunch with the ones you love. Only 15 minutes of prep!

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Baking Beauty

This cinnamon coffee cake has moist vanilla cake, a rich cinnamon swirl, and an irresistible crumb topping. This recipe is heavy on the crumb topping because let’s be honest that’s my favorite part. You’ll get some in every single bite.

Cranberry Banana Muffins

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Home Made Lovely

Does your family have a favorite Christmas morning breakfast? Perhaps they’d to try like these Cranberry Banana Muffins this year? Or make them anytime!

French Toast Bake

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Bitz n Giggles

French Toast Bake – An easy, hassle-free overnight French toast casserole with a crunchy cinnamon-sugar topping!

Pumpkin Banana Muffins

via The Cookie Dough Diares

These pumpkin banana muffins are the perfect holiday twist on classic banana muffins. The combination of pumpkin and banana makes them so incredibly soft and fluffy, and they’re filled with chocolate chunks. Can be made with regular or dairy free ingredients!

Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Cast Iron Recipes

Easy Eggnog French Toast Casserole can be made overnight or to enjoy the same day. With just a few ingredients and about an hour, you’ll have the holidays served up and on your table, topped with a dusting of powdered sugar.

Cinnamon Streussel French Toast Casserole

via It is a Keeper

This Cinnamon Streusel French Toast Casserole is an easy make-ahead Christmas breakfast recipe that is sure to please your family.

Brioche French Toast with Berries

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Pastaragazza

Brioche French Toast with Berries is a show-stopping fruit-filled dish that will add a pop of color to your Christmas breakfast! The fluffy, buttery brioche, fresh berries, and sweet maple syrup make every bite heavenly. It’s such a beautiful dish, no one will know it only took 20 minutes to make.

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Scones

via Foodal

These cranberry chocolate chip scones are a combination of tart and tangy seasonal fruit with melted chocolate. It’s an easy recipe to whip up and enjoy Christmas morning alongside your favorite caffeinated beverage.

Gingerbread Pudding Pancakes

via Food Meanderings

These Gingerbread Pudding Pancakes, made with butterscotch pudding, are mild (contain no molasses or cloves) and so delicious! The easy cranberry compote pairs perfectly with the slightly sweet pancakes and makes a festive and beautiful Christmas breakfast or brunch! 

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls with Butter Frosting

If you’re looking for something special to serve for Christmas breakfast/brunch, these Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls are just the thing! They’re super soft and fluffy, and the browned butter frosting is phenomenal.

Healthy Cinnamon Sweet Potato Rolls

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Happy Kitchen. Rocks

Healthy Cinnamon Sweet Potato Rolls recipe, perfect for Christmas or Thanksgiving breakfast or brunch. These rolls are delicious, moist, fluffy and easy to make!

Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls and Christmas morning and are a perfect match. Our Christmas Cinnamon Rolls is an easy recipe filled with gingerbread spices and brown sugar and topped with a silky cream cheese glaze. This cinnamon roll recipe is guaranteed to become your next holiday tradition.

Quick Cinnamon Hawaiian Rolls

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Call Me PMC

Quick Cinnamon Hawaiian Rolls start with premade rolls. They’re covered with a blanket of cinnamon butter then smothered with glaze. Pure, cinnamon roll heaven in 15 minutes!

Instant Pot Orange Cranberry French Toast (Bread Pudding)

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via This Old Gal

Instant Pot Orange Cranberry French Toast (Bread Pudding) makes a great holiday breakfast in the pressure cooker, so make double cranberry sauce. Thanksgiving and Christmas morning have never been sweeter.

Christmas Tree Waffles

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via The Best Ideas for Kids

What better way to make Christmas even more magical than to serve a special Christmas day breakfast. Today we’re going to inspire you with a fun Christmas breakfast idea. These Christmas Tree Waffles are really easy to make and will be sure to please the little ones on Christmas morning for breakfast or brunch.

Cake Batter Funfetti Pancakes

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Baking Beauty

Fluffy melt in your mouth pancakes topped with a sweetened whipped cream. Now you can enjoy the flavor of cake: for breakfast! The kids will definitely love this after unwrapping all of their gifts!

Sides

Breakfast isn’t complete without some delicious sides like cheesy potatoes, am I right? They even pair well with the sweet stuff!

Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Bake

via Two Pink Peonies

Who doesn’t love tater tots? Add some gooey cheese and this cheesy tater tot casserole is perfect for a family Christmas breakfast together. It’s loaded with cheesy goodness and kid approved.

Baked Cinnamon Apples

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via The Anthony Kitchen

There’s no reason to overcomplicate a recipe with a ton of ingredients when a simple approach tastes this good. These Baked Cinnamon Apples require only a few ingredients, come together in just one bowl, and bake up perfectly every time.

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters
via Vegan Huggs

These Roasted Breakfast Potatoes are full of smoky flavor and require very little effort to make. Everything is roasted all in one pan and done in 30 minutes or less!

Cinnamon French Toast Sticks

via Curry Trail. In

Cinnamon French toast sticks are most decadent breakfast (or dessert) recipe that entire family will agree upon! It’s quick, easy to make and absolutely finger-licking-good! Kids would love it and adults won’t stop eating!


I hope you enjoyed these delicious Christmas breakfast ideas that the whole family will love! They will melt in your mouth and I promise it will make Christmas morning that much better!

Get some delicious ideas for Christmas breakfast meals to enjoy with the whole family this holiday season, perfect for even the picky eaters

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