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Spend more time enjoying your time with family and friends with these easy make ahead Christmas breakfast ideas everyone will love! No need to spend your Christmas morning in the kitchen!
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EASY MAKE AHEAD CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST RECIPES
There is enough cooking, cleaning, wrapping and entertaining going on in December to leave you wishing you had extra time. One thing you shouldn’t have to think too hard about is Christmas morning breakfast!
Whether you are having a cozy Christmas morning with your immediate family members or putting on an extravagant occasion for extended family and friends, these Christmas make ahead breakfast ideas will keep you from missing out on all the morning fun!
Tips For Making-Ahead Meals
The idea of making meals ahead of Christmas is pretty great. Less to do on the day so you can sit back and enjoy the moments with your family and friends instead of rushing back and forth to the kitchen. If you are making just for your household, it can be pretty simple.
If you are entertaining for breakfast or brunch, these tips will help:
- Know how many people you are expecting for breakfast or brunch
- Find out if your guests have any dietary needs
- If slow cooking or baking overnight, take care to do this safely
- For bread and baked goods, wait until they cool before putting in an airtight container to prevent sweating
- Consider 2 or 3 different make-ahead dishes if entertaining for a crowd
- Fresh fruit and yogurt are perfect accompaniments
- Cut up fruit the day before or go with single items that require no prep like bananas, apples, mandarins, grapes etc
Make Ahead Christmas Casseroles For Breakfast
Make ahead Christmas casseroles for breakfast are a great option for Christmas morning. They can be prepared the night before and re-heated ready to eat. Or even better, a slow cooker overnight breakfast casserole that is ready to eat once the excitement eases and hunger sets in.
Overnight Cinnamon Eggnog French Toast Casserole by Carlsbad Cravings
Monte Cristo Style Breakfast Casserole by 4 Sons ‘R Us
Slow Cooker Keto Mexican Breakfast Casserole by Sugar Free Mom
Breakfast Casserole With Bacon by Dinner At the Zoo
Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole by Simply Recipes
Sourdough Egg Breakfast Casserole by Tastes Of Lizzy T
Overnight Chai Eggnog French Toast Casserole by Joyful Healthy Eats
Cheesy Potato Breakfast Casserole by Lil Luna
Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Bake by Averie Cooks
Bacon And Egg Biscuit Casserole by Simply Stacie
Make Ahead Breakfast Muffins
There is no denying how much I love muffins for convenience. Lunch box muffins are great for school kids, but they also make a perfect make-ahead holiday breakfast. You could put together a mix of healthy breakfast muffins if you are looking for easy make ahead Christmas brunch ideas while entertaining.
Breakfast Egg Muffins by Natasha’s Kitchen
Make Ahead Bread & Pullapart Recipes
If you don’t want to worry so much about having to reheat or keep warm on Christmas morning, bread and pull-apart rolls are fantastic to bake the day before. Actually many of these would be ideal make ahead breakfast recipes to freeze too.
Crescent Bacon Breakfast Ring by Jo Cooks
Amazingly Moist Cranberry Bread Recipe by A Side Of Sweet
Apple Pull-Apart Bread by Julie’s Eats and Treats
Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread by Spaceships and Laserbeams
More Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas
In case you need even more ideas for Christmas breakfast for kids and adults, these ideas are great on their own or as part of a combination paired with any of the other delicious breakfast recipes above. Put together a complete pre-prepared breakfast or brunch banquet fit for kings and queens for your festive morning.
Apple Pie Turnovers by Sweet And Savory By Shinee
Slow Cooker Cranberry Almond Overnight Oatmeal by Barefeet in the Kitchen
With all these Christmas breakfast ideas, your biggest challenge now will be deciding which to make. And best of all… no missing out on all the festive fun with the rest of the family while you are cooking in the kitchen!
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