You probably would’ve guessed dessert, but breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I’ve been scheming for a month to bring you this collection of recipes. They’re festive, delicious dishes that are perfect for the most special breakfast of the year: Christmas morning!

Most of these dishes have make-ahead instructions tucked right into the recipe so that you can spend time with your family Christmas morning. There’s also a section of recipes at the end that aren’t make-ahead, but are worth considering anyway because they’re so tasty. I hope you choose one or more of these treats for your holiday table.

1. Sassy Sausage & Hash Brown Breakfast Bake
2. Gingerbread Coffee Cake with Cranberry Pecan Streusel
3. Salted Caramel Mocha Hot Chocolate
4. Bright Pepper Jelly on Buttered Toast


5. Blueberry Cream Cheese Almond Braid

6. Raspberry Almond Braid
7. Cinnamon Sparkled Pastry Stix with Egg Nog Glaze
8. Buttermilk Cranberry Scones
9. Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Breakfast Braid


10. Winter Breakfast Chili Over Eggs in Sourdough Bowls



The following recipes aren’t make-ahead, but they are fantastic:

11. Blueberry Stuffed French Toast Bowls (you could prepare the filling in advance)
12. Banana Nut Bread Waffles
13. Carrot Cake Waffles
14. Eggs in a French Toast Basket


15. Pecan Maple Bacon Pancakes

Merry Christmas!

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6 Comments on Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Breakfast Recipes from Willow Bird Baking

  1. Megan
    December 22, 2011 at 9:11 pm (8 years ago)

    Merry Christmas to you too! Hope you have a wonderful holiday. Thanks for these delicious ideas!

    Reply
  2. Lauren at Keep It Sweet
    December 23, 2011 at 12:34 pm (8 years ago)

    Breakfast is also my favorite meal:-) Such amazing looking dishes. Have a wonderful Christmas, Julie!

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  3. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella
    December 24, 2011 at 3:54 am (8 years ago)

    What a delicious spread of food Julie! And I just want to wish you a very Merry Christmas my lovely blogging friend! May your holidays be filled with much food and love 🙂

    Reply
  4. Mercedes
    January 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm (8 years ago)

    I made your braid 4 times over the holidays and it was so surprisingly easy and so delicious!

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