As you prepare for the highly anticipated holiday morning, don’t forget to include the delicious smells of Christmas food! To make things easier on you, I’ve gathered a bunch of Christmas breakfast ideas for you!

Special Christmas breakfasts have always been tradition in my family. Whether it’s cinnamon rolls or homemade pancakes or delicious breakfast casseroles, there was something extra special about the recipes for Christmas breakfast!

If you are looking for healthy breakfasts, sweet and indulgent, or quick and easy breakfasts, you’ll find a recipe for any and all of those in this Christmas breakfast recipes list!

Collages of images shows difference breakfast recipes like pancakes, granola, waffles and breakfast casserole.

Granola and Oatmeal

Gingerbread Granola Recipe (Christmas Granola)
This crunchy gingerbread granola has pecans, cranberries, and a delicious molasses flavor to it! It's also loaded with the most amazing gingerbread spices too. It's the perfect winter and holiday breakfast.
Gingerbread Granola in a glass jar against a black background.
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Chocolate Baked Oats
Make healthy chocolate baked oats in a blender for a fast and easy breakfast! This single serving recipe has the consistency of cake, is low in calories, high in protein, and can be eaten for breakfast.
Chocolate Baked Oats in a white ramekin on a cream background.
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Baked Oatmeal Cake
This soft and moist breakfast oatmeal cake is topped with nuts, coconut, butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, and hemp hearts for a delicious and healthy breakfast!
Baked Oatmeal Cake topped with coconut, butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, and hemp hearts.
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Pancakes and Waffles

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes
These are the most delicious buttermilk pancakes made from scratch! They are so light and fluffy and have a delicious buttery flavor.
Maple syrup being poured overtop a stack of fluffy buttermilk pancakes on a white plate.
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English Pancakes
English pancakes are essentially crepes topped with melted butter, lemon juice, and sugar. These make for a delicous breakfast, brunch, or even dessert!
Rolled up English Pancakes on a plate with sliced lemons overtop.
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Banana Oatmeal Pancakes
Banana oatmeal pancakes are easy and delicious! All you have to do is add the ingredients to a blender, cook, and you're done! These low calorie pancakes are a great way to start your day.
A hand pouring a white jar of maple syrup over top of Banana Oatmeal Pancakes topped with sliced bananas.
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Cinnamon Chip Pancakes
The MOST AMAZING pancakes ever!!! These fluffy buttermilk pancakes are studded with mini cinnamon chips that turn melty when cooked. 
A stack of cinnamon chip pancakes on a plate with maple syrup in a clear glass in the background.
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Healthy German Pancakes
Yes, you can have healthy german pancakes! And they taste amazing. These pancakes are SO filling and full of natural protein (no protein powder). They keep in the fridge well too, so they're perfect for a healthy meal prep breakfast.
A square slice of German pancake on a white plate topped with syrup.
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Buttermilk Waffles
These buttermilk waffles are crisp on the outside and fluffy and tender in the middle! They have a delicious buttery flavor and are a perfect way to start your day!
Three buttermilk waffles with three forks to the side.
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Gingerbread Waffles
These gingerbread waffles are so flavorful! They are perfectly crispy on the outside and deliciously fluffy on the inside. Plus, your kitchen will smell AMAZING the entire day!
The best gingerbread waffles on a white plate covered in maple syrup.
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Chocolate Chip Waffles
Making Chocolate Chip Waffles is easy and delicious and only takes about 20 minutes from start to finish! These Chocolate Chip Waffles are studded with delicious mini chocolate chips giving you a small piece of chocolate in every bite. Serve these waffles when you want to make your mornings exta special.
Chocolate Chip Waffles on a white plate with a fork to the right of the plate.
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Sweet Rolls and Sweet Breads

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
The only Cinnamon Roll recipe you’ll ever need! These cinnamon rolls are soft, fluffy, and loaded with the perfect cinnamon sugar mixture. 
A close up of a vanilla frosting cinnamon roll.
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Mini Cinnamon Rolls
Easily the BEST cinnamon rolls you will ever have! This easy recipe makes 24 mini cinnamon rolls that will be gobbled up before you know it!
A metal spatula holding up a mini cinnamon roll in front of a baking sheet full of frosted cinnamon rolls.
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Orange Rolls
Your family will go crazy for these orange rolls! They are moist, fluffy and have the perfect orange flavor.
White frosting covered Orange Rolls on a baking sheet.
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Monkey Bread Recipe
Buttery cinnamon sugar coated dough balls are baked in a bundt pan to make the most delicious monkey bread! We love to eat this around the holidays, it makes for a great breakfast or dessert.
The Best Monkey Bread Recipe covered in a white glaze on a white plate.
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Hearty Breakfasts

Breakfast Burrito with Black Beans
Loaded with so much flavor and packed with protein, these sausage and egg burritos are perfect for breakfast, lunch, OR dinner!
A set of hands holding a Breakfast Burrito with Black Beans that is wrapped in a tortilla and cut in half.
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Breakfast Casserole
This delicious breakfast casserole is loaded with sausage, eggs, spinach, peppers, and of course… cheese! One major bonus to this recipe is that it can be made the night before making breakfast the next day a total breeze.
A fork cutting into a slice of breakfast casserole.
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Homemade Sausage Gravy
This homemade sausage gravy is easy to make and super flavorful! The hint of thyme elevates the flavor and adds a lot of depth. We like to serve this gravy over homemade buttermilk biscuits!
A bowl full of Homemade Sausage Gravy.
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How to Cook Bacon in the Oven
Cooking bacon in the oven is the easiest and cleanest way to approach making perfectly crisp bacon. The bacon turns out amazing and clean up is a breeze!
Strips of crispy bacon on a white paper towel.
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Sauces, Syrups and Creams

Raspberry Sauce
Use frozen or fresh raspberries to make this mouthwatering raspberry sauce! It goes great on top of pancakes, waffles, ice cream, crepes and more!
Delicious and easy to make raspberry sauce! Use fresh or frozen raspberries to make this delicious sauce. We love to use this atop ice cream, cheesecake, or crepes!
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Cinnamon Brown Butter Pecan Syrup
The most amazing syrup you'll ever have! This cinnamon spiced syrup pairs perfectly with any breakfast you can imagine.
A glass jar full of Cinnamon Brown Butter Pecan Syrup, with orange flowers in the background.
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Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream
The perfect combination of sweet and healthy! Serve this with fruit, pancakes, waffles, crepes, and more!
A whisk attachment with Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream on it.
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Coconut Whipped Cream
This coconut whipped cream is my absolute favorite! It requires 3 ingredients and is so versatile. Use this whipped cream on top of cakes, waffles, pancakes, granola, or eat it with fresh fruit. So many possilities.
A red strawberry dipped into a pile of Coconut Whipped Cream.
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