Festive and hearty breakfasts during the holidays are a must. We’ve gathered some beautiful and inspirational ideas your whole family will love. And the best part is, they work not only for breakfast, but for any meal!
Sausage Potato Frittata
Put your slow-cooker to work for this dish. “This smoky, savory, and filling frittata is going to be a breakfast-time winner. Its hearty ingredients will win over your morning crowd.”
Biscuits with Pancetta, Collard Greens, Marbelized Eggs and Espresso Aioli
“Alvin Cailan of Los Angeles goes pancetta-crazy in this sandwich, using eight slices on top of his gorgeously marbleized egg and cooking the collard greens in pancetta fat.”
Blueberry-Pecan Pancake Bread Pudding
“Bread pudding and pancakes at the same time? Yes, it’s as amazing as it sounds.”
Mushroom-Spinach Baked Eggs
“Potato bread adds volume to this breakfast casserole made with Gruyere Cheese, white mushrooms, and baby spinach.”
Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole
Another slow-cook idea: “Sweet potatoes are the star in this breakfast casserole recipe. We start the recipe with a quick and easy hack for tenderizing the potatoes—pop them in the microwave! Put the spuds in a microwave-safe bowl with water, cover with plastic wrap, and cook on HIGH until they’re tender, probably around 4 minutes. Next, brown the sausage…”
Amish Baked Oatmeal with Apples
Amish Baked Oatmeal with Apples, a simple bread pudding type breakfast casserole, perfect to make ahead and serve on Christmas morning.
Sunshine Egg and Bacon Breakfast Cups
“Egg cups are perfectly proportioned, full of whole grains and protein… and best of all, portable. There’s nothing better than that!
Pumpkin Pancakes with Pecans and Maple Syrup
Light and fluffy, filled with seasonal flavors of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves, these delightful pumpkin pancakes are the perfect morning breakfast treat topped with toasted pecans and warm maple syrup.
Overnight Cinnamon Roll French Toast
“Hosting a crowd this holiday season? This sweet casserole can be made the night before, so all you have to do on Christmas morning is pop it in the oven.”
Egg Croissant Casserole
“This buttery egg bake will have everyone jumping out of bed.”
Make Ahead French Toast
“Make Ahead Baked French Toast is a delicious and convenient way to bring french toast to the breakfast table quickly and easily. Perfect for busy mornings, overnight guests or holidays.”
Ricotta, Rosemary, and Tomato Mini Quiche
In just 15 minutes, you can whip up these mini treats that will more than likely be gone before the presents have even been opened.
Panettone French Bread Casserole
“Finally, a delicious use for the ubiquitous holiday cake that everyone loves to give but no one seems to eat. Panettone’s raisins, citron and pine nuts make this rich, custardy breakfast just right for special occasions.”
Slow Cooker Grits
“Classic Southern grits just got a slow cooked makeover and you’re going to love it. We love grits, but don’t love spending time standing over a hot stove stirring as our arm steadily turns to jelly. Finally, we have a solution. Enter, our Slow Cooker Grits. They have the same great flavor we love, but with a set-it-and-forget-it mentality that we can really get behind.”