22 Christmas Breakfast Recipes

Christmas morning, you wake up (or are woken up), to the excitement of the day.  The family is there ready for the festive day.  Then you remember they need food!  Here is a list of Christmas Breakfasts to start the day of right.

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1.Gingerbread Monkey Bread

Christmas Morning Monkey Bread is made just like that old cinnamon standby, but with a gingerbread twist! It’s this year’s happiest holiday breakfast.

From: Sugar Dish Me

2. Gingerbread Waffles

Gingerbread Waffles ~ all the delicious molasses and spice flavor of gingerbread cookies, in yummy waffle form.  Having Gingerbread Waffles for Christmas breakfast is one of our favorite family holiday traditions.

From: the kitchen is my playground

3. Eggnog French Toast

Get everyone into the holiday spirit with Eggnog French Toast! Seasonal flavors put a festive twist on classic french toast for a simple yet decadent holiday breakfast.

From: Life Tastes Good

4. Chocolate Hazelnut Snowflake Pastry

Rich and delectable Chocolate Hazelnut Snowflake Pastry, inspired by The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. It goes perfectly with a cup of Hot Cocoa!

From: Julie Measures

5. Gingerbread Pancakes

Flavored with wonderful spices, these gingerbread pancakes are a nice change from the traditional version and make the perfect Christmas morning breakfast.

From: Crayons and Cravings

6. Pumpkin French Toast

Baked Pumpkin French Toast Casserole filled with fall flavors – pumpkin, warm spices, brown sugar, and vanilla. The inside is soft and fluffy with a crunchy brown sugar crumble topping. An easy breakfast, brunch, or holiday entertaining dish that can be prepped ahead of time.

From: Celebrating Sweets

7. Cinnamon Roll Wreath

Like the cranberry cardamom muffins from earlier this week, hopefully today’s recipe can solve the “holiday breakfast” question– even if you’re super unprepared for everything else this holiday season. I shared this cinnamon roll wreath recipe on Red Star Yeast’s site earlier this week and am thrilled to have it here on Sally’s Baking Addiction too. You will DOMINATE breakfast with this one, promise.

From: Sally’s Baking Addiction

8. Candy Cane Danish

This Candy Cane Danish is perfect for the Christmas season and it’s so easy to make!

From: Walking on Sunshine Recipes

9. Eggnog Pancakes


From: Let’s Dish

10. Christmas Tree Waffles

Make a new holiday memory this year – fluffy-on-the-inside and crisp-in-all-the-right-places Christmas Tree Waffles. McCormick® vanilla extract adds welcome warmth to this traditional waffle batter recipe. Green food coloring, mini chocolate candy “ornaments” and a dusting of powdered sugar “snow” make this holiday treat festive, flavorful and fun!


From: McCormick

11. Christmas Morning Punch

This drink makes a great Christmas carol punch!  Christmas recipes for easy punch are fun and delicious.

From: Jen’s Favorite Cookies

12. Penguin Pancakes

Kind of like Santa pancakes except for you get another excuse to eat Nutella and powdered sugar for breakfast.

From: Listotic

13. Snowman Pancakes

Do you like Snowman?

And do you like Pancakes??

If so, this is the perfect breakfast recipe to make this month. They are Snowman Pancakes, and we made them recently and everyone loved them. In fact, we had them for dinner!!

From: Lil’ Luna

14. Reindeer Pancakes

Looking for a fun way to make the Christmas Holidays festive for you and the kids? Make them some of these adorable Rudolph Reindeer Pancakes. They are so simple to make and with a little bit of creativity and effort, these pancakes will bring a smile to your little ones faces.

From: the idea room

15. Christmas Oatmeal

Top a bowl of oatmeal with fruit, coconut shavings, nuts, chocolate chips, chocolate syrup or anything else you can think up to make oatmeal festive and fun for the holidays.

From: Listotic

16. Cinnamon Roll Snowman

This easy holiday breakfast can be whipped up in minutes and your kids will have so much fun.  You only need a couple of ingredients for to make this cute little Cinnamon Roll Snowman so you can do it even on a busy morning.

From: The Pinning Mama

17. Gingerbread Man Pancakes

Have a holly, jolly holiday breakfast! These Gingerbread Men Pancakes take everything you love about their cookie cousin –ginger, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg – and wrap it up in one fluffy flapjack. Trust McCormick® gingerbread spice to create authentic Christmas flavor.

From: McCormick

18. Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Our family traditional Christmas breakfast usually consist of yummy homemade pancakes topped with a homemade whipped cream. I have been using this pancake recipe for years and it always gets wonderful reviews from my hardest critics 🙂 Christmas morning wouldn’t be the same without our Christmas Pancakes and hot chocolate and of course coffee for me.

From: Cherished Bliss

19. Overnight Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake

This Overnight Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake Gives You All The Ooey Gooey Goodness Of Warm Cinnamon Rolls, With The Ease Of An Overnight Breakfast Casserole. It’s The Perfect Breakfast Or Brunch Item During The Holidays!

From: Lil’ Luna

20. Christmas Tree Cream Cheese Danish

An easy last-minute recipe to serve for breakfast on Christmas morning is this delicious Christmas tree cream cheese danish.  Your family is going to love this!

From: Walking on Sunshine

21. Christmas Morning Breakfast Wreath

It is not only pretty but it is super yummy.  You can add veggies also.  I know my family so I didn’t add them.  After all, Christmas morning is supposed to be happy.  Veggies + my kids + Christmas = sad face

From: Infarrantly Creative

22. Cheese Potato Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast casseroles are perfect for weekend brunches and holidays. Serve with a side of fresh fruit, and warmed croissants for a perfect brunch.

From: keyingredient