Christmas Brunch Recipes

After you've opened all the presents comes the hard part: making breakfast! Whip up one of our favorite brunch recipes to satisfy both the kiddos and the parents!
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After you've opened all the presents comes the hard part: making breakfast! Whip up one of our favorite brunch recipes to satisfy both the kiddos and the parents!

Cheesy Egg Bake

Pull the ingredients together on Christmas Eve, then bake it the next morning. You won't have to leave your guests to cook, but you'll still get a hot-out-of-the-oven brunch.

Cheesy Egg Bake

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Elvis Short Stack

To make these hearty pancakes, combine chopped peanuts, bacon grease, yogurt, eggs and maple syrup to your dry ingredients. Top them with peanut butter, more nuts and syrup to enjoy! Tip: An extra buck will buy you whipped cream. Pipe or dollop each stack with the fluffy stuff.

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Middle Fork Coffee Cake

The best part about serving coffee cake on Christmas morning? You can make it the night before!

Middle Fork Coffee Cake

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Cherry Breakfast Cake

Start your day with a cake fresh from the oven. Your family will love indulging their sweet tooth Christmas morning.

Cherry Breakfast Cake

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Spiced French Toast

Use different spices -- cinnamon, ginger, and cloves -- to give this classic toast a holiday taste.

Spiced French Toast

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Scrambled Egg Pockets

For a brunch that's great for groups, whip up these egg pockets. The fresh flavors of the parsley, lemon and yogurt make them a crowd-pleaser.

Scrambled Egg Pockets

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Bacon, Egg & Spinach Salad with Waffle Croutons

This bacon, egg and waffle brunch remix will leave your mouth watering! Toss salad in reserved bacon fat, maple syrup and vinegar for a tasty dressing.

Bacon, Egg & Spinach Salad with Waffle Croutons

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Apple, Cheddar and Bacon Monte Cristos

Hot syrup and crispy bacon pair nicely with melted cheese and apples in this satisfying breakfast sandwich. You'll be ready to nap after this one.

Apple, Cheddar and Bacon Monte Cristos

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Chorizo Hash and Eggs

Cover a bed of shredded potatoes and carrots with spicy chorizo. Tip: Personalize it with your fave toppings like chopped avocado or salsa.

Chorizo Hash and Eggs

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Butternut Squash and Spinach Strata

This easy casserole is a cheesy fix for Christmas morning. Just pop it in the oven while you open presents, and viola!

Butternut Squash-and-Spinach Strata

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Corn Cakes with Apples and Sausage

Tip: Add a dash of cinnamon when cooking the apples for an instant kick.

Corn Cakes with Apples and Sausage

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Salmon & Avocado Blinis

Top off mini fluffy pancakes with sour cream, smoked salmon, avocado and a sprig of dill for this fancy brunch.

Salmon & Avocado Blinis

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Bacon 'n' Egg Quesadillas

Serve these quesadillas with spicy red or green salsa for the ultimate Spanish brunch. Tip: Refrigerate leftover bacon fat and use in place of cooking oil.

Bacon ‘n’ Egg Quesadillas

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Mini Ham and Egg Casseroles

Serve these tasty bites with seasoned tomatoes. Or just leave them out for the kids to snatch up.

Mini Ham and Egg Casseroles

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Chorizo Brunch Special Tacos

This easy recipe is perfect for a quick fix brunch. Brown up the chorizo, add in eggs and cook until they are scrambled. Finish by adding salsa and any other classic taco toppings.

Chorizo Brunch Special Tacos

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Sausage-and-Shrimp Hash with Grits and Eggs

Enjoy this hot sauce-covered hash over creamy polenta with a fried egg on top.

Sausage-and-Shrimp Hash with Grits and Eggs

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Grandma's Christmas Brunch Biscuits and Eggs

Stuffed with cheddar cheese, pecans and sausage, these biscuits are a present waiting to be unwrapped -- or eaten.

Grandma’s Christmas Brunch Biscuits and Eggs

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Ham-and-Scallion Brioche Bread Bake

Have a busy Christmas morning planned? No problem. Here's a make-ahead recipe that'll make brunch a breeze.

Ham-and-Scallion Brioche Bread Bake

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Denver Eggs-and-Potato Hash Sammies

These full-flavored sammies will leave everyone ready for hibernation.

Denver Eggs-and-Potato Hash Sammies

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Pizza Frittata

Who says you can't have pizza for brunch. In an ovenproof skillet, top the frittata off with all of the makings of a pizza -- pepperoni, basil, tomatoes, parmigiana-reggiano and fresh mozzarella.

Pizza Frittata

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Brunch Panini

Using a Panini press, melt provolone on top of prosciutto for this impressive sandwich.

Brunch Panini

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For a Festive Night

Now that you've conquered brunch, move onto the nighttime festivities! These recipes are so good, your guests will be begging you to host again next year.

Christmas Pasta

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