Christmas morning is a particular time reserved for unwrapping presents and spending time with family. So why not add another tradition to your holiday celebrations this year: brunch!
Christmas Day is the perfect time to enjoy a festive meal with friends and family. We’ve got you covered with 15 delicious brunch recipes that are perfect for the holidays, from sweet treats to savory specials.
Choose dishes like eggnog, French toast, and gingerbread pancakes with maple syrup buttercream frosting to savory specials such as ham & cheese stuffed french toast casserole sandwiches or smoked salmon omelet; there’s something here that will appeal to everyone at the table.
So break out your cookbooks and get planning – your guests will love these tasty dishes!
Let’s Get Cooking!
1. Breakfast Grazing Board
What’s the best way to enjoy a Christmas brunch? With a healthy spread of breakfast goodies, from muffins and bacon to granola and fresh fruit. Watch this video for tips on how to make a delicious breakfast grazing board that will satisfy everyone at your holiday gathering! Get the recipe here, Breakfast Grazing Board by Maple and Mango
2. Berry & Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries
These Berry & Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries are the perfect Christmas morning brunch recipe. They’re quick to make and so delicious, you’ll want them all year round! Get the recipe here, Berry & Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries by The Sweetest Occasion
3. Pancake Bake with Cinnamon Streusel
Pancakes are the perfect holiday brunch dish. These cozy, fluffy pancakes come with a sweet cinnamon streusel topping to make them even better! Click the link below and see how easy it is to whip up these delicious pancakes for your family today! Get the recipe here, Pancake Bake with Cinnamon Streusel by Southern Living.
4. Ham & Cheese Croissants with Honey Mustard Glaze
Christmas is a time for family, friends, and food. And what better way to celebrate than with these Ham & Cheese Croissants? I will show you how easy it is to make this dish and the best part: It’s delicious! Get the recipe here, Ham & Cheese Croissants with Honey Mustard Glaze by Kitchen Sanctuary
5. Savory Bread Pudding
This Savory Bread Pudding is the perfect dish to serve at your upcoming Christmas brunch or holiday party. It’s so delicious, and you won’t believe it! Click the link below and find out how to make bread pudding with a twist. Get the recipe here, Savory Bread Pudding by The WorkTop
6. Zucchini Spinach Frittata with Mini Heirloom Tomatoes
Christmas is coming up, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a brunch. What could be more perfect than eggs benedict for breakfast? Well, how about trying something different like this zucchini spinach frittata with mini heirloom tomatoes! It might sound weird, but it’s good. And if you don’t believe me, I’ll even show you the recipe so you can try it yourself! Get the recipe here, Zucchini Spinach Frittata with Mini Heirloom Tomatoes by Trial and Eater
7. Sausage and Grits Quiche
Brunch is my favorite meal of the week. And, I love taking traditional recipes and making them healthier. This Sausage and Grits Quiche recipe is perfect for Christmas brunch or any time you want to impress your friends with a delicious dish that’s not too heavy! Get the recipe here, Sausage and Grits Quiche by Southern Living
8. Cranberry Orange Scones
A big ol’ batch of cranberry orange scones to make your Christmas brunch extra special. These are perfect for a small family gathering, or if you’re hosting a larger party, these are easy enough to make in advance and freeze! Get the recipe here, Cranberry Orange Scones by Savory Tooth
9. Breakfast Pizza
Are you in the mood for something sweet and savory? This breakfast pizza is made with a thin crust, topped with eggs, cheese, bacon, and red pepper. It’s perfect for Christmas morning brunch! Get the recipe here, Breakfast PIzza by Lil Luna
10. Overnight Croissant French Toast Casserole
Who doesn’t love french toast on Christmas morning? Especially when it’s easy to make and even easier to clean up. This recipe is so simple, and you can have breakfast on the table in about 20 minutes with no fussing over who has time to whip up a batch of eggs. Get the recipe here, Overnight Croissant French Toast Casserole by Fox and Briar
11. Pancake Stackers with Nutella & Strawberries
Pancake stackers with Nutella & Strawberries are a new take on the traditional pancake breakfast. These stacks of pancakes are topped with whipped cream, strawberries, and Nutella for a sweet twist to your typical morning meal. Get the recipe here, Pancake Stackers with Nutella & Strawberries by Fresh Direct
12. Overnight Baked Eggs Bruschetta
Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get ready for brunch.
This recipe for baked eggs with bruschetta will be a new favorite on your table this holiday season. This dish is quick and easy to put together, and elegant enough to impress all of your guests! What is the best part about this recipe? It can be served in individual dishes at room temperature. So you don’t have to worry about reheating or cooking anything ahead of time. Get the recipe here, Overnight Baked Eggs Bruschetta by Taste of Home
13. Baked Cinnamon Creme Brulee French Toast with Raspberry Preserves
This is the perfect recipe for your Christmas brunch. The cinnamon creme brulee french toast is topped with a raspberry preserve sauce, making it feel like you are eating dessert at breakfast time. It’s decadent, but not too rich! Get the recipe here, Baked Cinnamon Creme Brulee French Toast by Half Baked Harvest
14. Fruit Platter
It’s time to celebrate the holiday season! Here are some ideas for your Christmas brunch. Put together a fruit platter, make your decorations, and get creative with your table settings. Get it all right here in this post! Get the recipe here, Fruit Platter by Umami Girl
15. Eggs Benedict Strata
I had a great time making this Eggs Benedict Strata for my family Christmas morning. It was easy to make, and everyone loved it! This is a delicious, savory dish perfect for brunch or as a side dish during the holidays. Get the recipe here, Eggs Benedict Strata by The Pioneer Woman
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With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning what you’re going to do on Christmas morning. We’ve got a few ideas for how you can spend your day that is sure to be just as festive and delicious! Here are 15 brunch recipes perfect for celebrating Christmas Day. Which of these will become part of your family tradition this year? Let me know in the comments below!