39 Top-Rated Christmas Brunch Recipes
These aren't ordinary blueberry muffins! The tart-and-sugary glaze turns plain blueberry muffins extraordinary blueberry muffins.
Cranberries and a citrus glaze add a sweet-and-tart note to this delicious bread. The recipe makes five mini loaves—great for hostess gifts!
This indulgent bread tastes as good as it looks. Don't skip the quick step of whipping the cream before stirring in the brown sugar—that's the secret to the smooth texture of the caramel-flavored sauce.
- Recipe: Praline Pull-Apart Bread
Just when we thought make-ahead breakfasts couldn't get any easier, they do. This reader-inspired recipe starts with frozen Texas toast and assembles in about 15 minutes. After assembling, simply chill for at least 4 hours and then bake.
- Recipe: Italian Bread Pudding
Your family will definitely want to rise, shine, and dine when they smell these rolls baking in the oven.
- Recipe: Easy Orange Rolls
This enticing coffee treat featuring praline liqueur, brown sugar, and half-and-half will warm up even the coolest of holiday mornings.
- Recipe: Praline Coffee
Sweetened dried cranberries, grated orange rind and orange marmalade add festive flavor to this hearty quick bread. And if you prefer muffins, you can spoon this same batter into muffin pans instead of a loaf pan.
- Recipe: Cranberry-Orange Bread
Baked in a casserole dish, these easy eggs served on English muffins are a delicious twist on Eggs Benedict.
- Recipe: Brunch Eggs
Calorie counters rejoice! Not only is this baked version of the breakfast favorite easy to make, but it is also light and healthy.
- Recipe: Baked Cheese Grits
We’ve revised the recipe for cheesy egg casserole to lower the calories and fat but maintain the rich flavor of this classic morning favorite.
- Recipe: Confetti Omelet Casserole
Running out of time to assemble sandwiches yourself? Let guests make their own—serve sliced pork on a platter with chutney and biscuits on the side.
Make a hearty breakfast casserole with hot pork sausage, cubed hash browns, eggs, and shredded cheese. Top with picante sauce and sour cream for Tex-Mex flair.
- Recipe: Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Wake up! Our brandy slush is a great morning surprise. This makes a big batch, so keep one bag in the freezer up to three months.
- Recipe: Brandy Slush
A feather-light cornbread batter takes the place of eggs in these fun omelets.
- Recipe: Cornbread Omelets
Whip up a batch of these cinnamon rolls that your whole family is sure to love.
- Recipe: Cinnamon Rolls
Pull out your favorite ovenproof coffee mugs to bake and serve these mini casseroles.
- Recipe: Mini Sausage-and-Egg Casseroles
Get the enjoyment of a cream cheese Danish the easy way in this clever confection.
- Recipe: Holiday Cream Cheese Coffee Cake
These sweet potato biscuits feature the sweet taste of canned sweet potatoes and boast a bolder flavor than regular biscuits. They take a few hours to let rise, punch down, and rise again, but are well worth the wait.
- Recipe: Sweet Potato Biscuits
Make these savory muffins for a flavorful addition to your breakfast or brunch standards. With only five ingredients, the hardest part is getting out of bed to enjoy them.
- Recipe: Sausage-Cheese Muffins
This chilled dessert recipe makes three servings, so plan to enjoy the two extra servings the next day
- Recipe: Double Coffee Tiramisù
For an easy and elegant fruit presentation, drizzle this rich, make-ahead sauce over fresh fruit in your favorite glassware.
- Recipe: Sour Cream Sauce
The buttery pecan streusel takes this dessert-like cake from ordinary to extraordinary. Make it a day in advance so it's instantly ready to serve for brunch.
- Recipe: Streusel Coffee Cake
Whether you serve it hot or cold, this coffee milk punch has just the right amount of kick to jump-start your holiday morning.
- Recipe: Coffee Milk Punch
Creamy Brie cheese combines with the fresh flavors of onion, bell pepper, and potatoes in this hearty casserole.
- Recipe: Brie-and-Veggie Breakfast Strata
This French toast recipe is loaded with tasty, sweet ingredients. Of course, you can always add a little extra sweetness with maple syrup or whipped cream.
- Recipe: One-Dish Blackberry French Toast
Serve these from-scratch biscuits warm with butter, honey, and jam, along with two platters—one with seared slices of country ham and pepper jelly and another with deli ham and pimiento cheese.
- Recipe: Sweet Potato Biscuits
Dough-wrapped chicken-apple sausages are best fresh from the oven, so bake one batch at a time and serve warm.
- Recipe: Chicks in a Blanket
Turn a classic Southern dish into a light, fluffy soufflé for the ultimate holiday brunch.
- Recipe: Cheesy Grits Soufflé
Play with different citrus here, such as tangelos, blood oranges, or clementines.
- Recipe: Beet-and-Citrus Salad