60 Christmas Morning Breakfast Recipes That Are Santa-Approved

There's a time and a place to reheat frozen waffles. This time is not Christmas. A holiday (or really a special occasion) requires a stellar meal to start the day, and if you can use it as an excuse to enjoy delicacies like Nutella Pancakes and Eggs Benedict, why not use it? Here are 60 Christmas morning breakfast recipes that are a step above the usual (and yes, they're Santa approved).
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1. Breakfast muffins with bacon, egg and cheese
These hearty muffins are pretty epic (and surprisingly easy to make). Prepare your jumbo muffin pan.
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2. Nutella pancakes
This is what happens when breakfast and dessert collide. Psst: If you don't give it your all on Christmas morning, this is your chance.
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3. Ricotta Berry French Toast Casserole
Creamy ricotta cheese mixed with pillows of butter dough and berries with every bite. Do we have to say more?
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4. Baked Eggnog French Toast
Whether you have store-bought or homemade eggnog, use the leftovers to make this breakfast confection.
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5. Chilaquiles with poached eggs and flavorful honey
The eternal breakfast question: sweet or savory? On Christmas day it can be both.
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6. Breakfast nachos
The breakfast that we didn't know we needed. (Don't tell anyone, but it starts with frozen waffles.)
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7. Giant cinnamon bun
This is a case where more is definitely more. Start with store-bought croissant batter and never look back.
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8. Scam croissants
These flaky, doughy, indulgent croissants take a little more effort than the canned type, but the results are worth it. Everyone will think that you are some kind of professional pastry chef.
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9. Swedish pancakes
One reason they are superior to your average pancake? They're ultra-thin so you can eat more of them.
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10. Waffle bread pudding
Top this masterpiece with maple syrup and a pinch of whipped cream, put down some spoons, and watch it go away.
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11. Eggs Benedict with Easy Hollandaise Sauce
Poached eggs with homemade hollandaise (we whip the sauce in a blender to make it super easy) are as special as breakfast can get.
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12. Bacon, Kale, and Egg Grandma Pie
If there was ever a day that you could make pizza for breakfast, it would be Christmas.
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13. Dutch baby pancakes
This German gem is basically a cross between a pancake and a popover - light and airy with a touch of sweetness and a pudding center.
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14. Spinach and cheese layers
FYI, you can easily get this guy ahead of schedule. Just keep it in the refrigerator until you're ready to eat.
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15. Breakfast slider
We love breakfast rolls and everything mini. Hence these are geniuses.
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16. Peanut butter crumble yogurt parfaits
Ohhh, that's fancy. Plus, it's almost like having ice cream for breakfast.
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17. Eggs wrapped in bacon
If it has bacon, we're all in. Put this under "Breakfast of the Champions".
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18. Cinnamon roll pancakes
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