Christmas Brunch Recipe Roundup

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Christmas brunch is my absolute FAVORITE meal to make!! It has all of the best recipes, flavors and not to mention it is the best season of all!

I add new recipes to my brunch every year because I just can’t resist, they are SO good! Christmas brunch is all about mixing the sweet with the savory so I have rounded up all of the most delicious recipes! My favorites are Cinnamon Rolls, Air Fryer Bacon and Overnight Breakfast Casserole.

Collage of Christmas brunch recipes.

Christmas Brunch Recipes

The Holidays are all about good food and I especially look forward to Christmas brunch each year! A couple of weeks ago I got together with other local food blogger friends and we created the ultimate Christmas brunch together. This was probably one of the most fun activities that I have done and we all brought our love for cooking great food together. It was a delicious breakfast feast to remember!

We chatted and got to meet new blogging friends and we all brought a dish to share. In our family, it is a Christmas morning tradition to have Sticky Buns and a Breakfast Casserole. I love that I can prep everything the night before and throw them in the oven while we open presents. That way I can make other yummy things to serve that morning as well. I knew that I had to bring both of those to share and the sticky buns are AMAZING!

Let’s Make this Easy and Enjoyable!

Making a Christmas brunch successful is all about preparation! I want to have all of the delicious food without spending the entire day in the kitchen! Here are a few tips on how you can do that!

  • Overnight recipes: I have a bunch of recipes that can be prepared overnight like these Overnight Cinnamon Apple French Toast Casserole or this Overnight Breakfast Casserole. That way, you wake up and just have to put themin the oven and they will be ready to go! No chopping or prepping needed!
  • Chop ahead: If you have a recipe that calls for a bunch of ingredients to be chopped, do that a day or two before and store them in some airtight containers in your fridge! Then all you will have to do is mix them togehter and go enjoy opening up the presents!
  • Keep it simple: Chritmas brunch doesnt have to be fancy to be absolutely perfect! Pick some recipes out that you and your family will love and make those. None of these recipes are complicated so you will be all set with quick and easy.
  • Make it a family event: I absolutely love having my kids help me out in the kitchen! And on Christmas, its a fun tradition to have them help me make the pancakes and stir up the orange juice. Its a fun way to get them involved and we can make a few more memories!

Ham and Cheese Quiche

Ham and Cheese Quiche. The classic combination of ham and cheese is sure to make this quiche a new family favorite! Easy to put together, this dish is perfect for brunch, breakfast, or even dinner!
Ingredients: pie crust, diced ham, shredded mild cheddar cheese, large eggs, heavy cream, Approximately ½ cup milk of choice, salt, pepper

Quick 45 Minute Cinnamon Rolls

Quick 45 Minute Cinnamon Rolls is made with homemade dough, filled with ground cinnamon and a brown sugar mixture rolled and baked in less than an hour. Drizzle a sweet glaze over top making this the VERY BEST holiday breakfast!
Ingredients: all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, salt, package instant yeast, water, milk, unsalted butter, large egg, ½ stick unsalted butter, softened to room temperature, ground cinnamon, brown sugar, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, milk

The Best Breakfast Casserole

The Best Breakfast Casserole is a thick and creamy egg base with shredded potatoes, chunks of ham and flavorful cheese blends that bakes up in no time. Make ahead or enjoy the morning of during the holidays!
Ingredients: frozen shredded potatoes, salt and pepper, eggs, half and half, season salt, cheddar cheese, pepper jack cheese, chopped ham

One Hour Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns

Ingredients: milk, butter, flour, instant yeast, white sugar, salt, egg, water, butter, brown sugar, karo syrup, heavy cream, Fisher Nuts Chopped Pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, butter
Coffee cake slices on a wooden board

Coffee Cake

This classic Coffee Cake is super easy to whip up and makes a great companion to your morning coffee. It will soon become your favorite sweet brunch dish to serve for any celebrations you’re hosting or just any time the mood strikes.
Ingredients: all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, kosher salt, baking soda, baking powder, sour cream, large egg, unsalted butter, pure vanilla extract, all-purpose flour, dark brown sugar, granulated sugar, A pinch of kosher salt, cinnamon, unsalted butter

German Oven Pancake

A hot and puffy golden pancake that only requires 5 minutes of prep! This classic breakfast is always a huge hit at our house!
Ingredients: all purpose flour, eggs, milk, melted butter, sugar, of salt
Closeup of homemade eggnog in a glass

Non Alcoholic Eggnog

If you have milk, cream, sugar and eggs, you can make this incredibly easy eggnog recipe where the eggs are cooked. This non alcoholic eggnog is a cozy holiday drink that's perfect to share with the family.
Ingredients: Eggs, Sugar, whole Milk, heavy Cream, Vanilla Extract, freshly grated Nutmeg

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Delicious and fluffy pumpkin pancakes that are sure to be a hit at breakfast!
Ingredients: all purpose flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ground nutmeg, dash of ground ginger, dash of ground cloves, milk, pumpkin puree, egg, vegetable oil or melted butter

Crème Brûlée French Toast

Crème Brûlée French Toast combines fluffy thick slices of Brioche bread with the same sweet and creamy ingredients in Crème Brûlée for a great breakfast.
Ingredients: loaf Brioche bread, egg yolks, heavy cream, vanilla extract, Optional:, butter for greasing griddle, granulated sugar for crunchy coating

Grandma’s Homemade Pancakes

Fluffy pancakes make waking up in the morning even better. Drizzle warm syrup over top thick, fluffy pancakes that will melt in your mouth with every bite!
Ingredients: egg, oil, milk, flour, salt, sugar, baking powder

Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole. This quick and easy to put together breakfast can cook in the slow cooker overnight while you’re sleeping!! There’s nothing better than waking up to the smell of a homemade breakfast already made. This casserole is loaded up with sausage, diced hash browns, eggs and cheese.
Ingredients: package pork sausage, bag frozen hash browns, yellow onion diced, green bell pepper diced, red bell pepper diced, and ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese, eggs, milk, salt, ground black pepper

Slow Cooker Mexican Chorizo Egg Casserole

Slow Cooker Mexican Chorizo Egg Casserole is so quick and easy to put together and packed with big flavor! Hashbrowns, cheese, and eggs get loaded up with black beans, corn, and chorizo to make one delicious breakfast!
Ingredients: chorizo sausage, frozen hash browns, corn, black beans, large eggs, milk, package McCormick Good Morning Mexican Egg Casserole Slow Cooker Breakfast Seasoning Mix, shredded cheddar cheese, Optional toppings

The Best Quiche

Creamy and custard-like, the best quiche starts with a basic recipe and has endless options for adding meat, vegetables, and herbs. This delicious staple recipe is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Ingredients: Pie Crust, Eggs, Heavy Cream, Whole Milk, Salt, Ground Pepper

Caramel Apple Overnight French Toast Casserole

Caramel Apple French Toast Casserole is a sweet and savory breakfast with thick chunks of cinnamon swirl bread, warm apples and caramel drizzle that brings comfort to your family in one morning!
Ingredients: LUCKY LEAF® Premium Caramel Apple Fruit Filling & Topping, pecans, chopped, caramel sweetened condensed milk*, thick sliced cinnamon swirl bread, cubed, eggs, vanilla extract

Cherry Almond Cream Cheese Breakfast Braid

Cherry Almond Cream Cheese Breakfast Braid is a sweet and savory, premium cherry filled crescent roll baked golden brown with an almond glaze drizzled over topped and garnished with almonds. This holiday breakfast will become a favorite!
Ingredients: refrigerated crescent dough, cream cheese, sugar, Lucky Leaf Cherry Fruit Topping, egg, powdered sugar, Milk, almond extract, slivered almonds

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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