Christmas brunch is one of the most important days of the year, so celebrate with any one of these delicious dishes. We have 25 amazing dishes from sweet to savory that will make your Christmas morning extra special.
Christmas morning is one of the best mornings of the year, once you’re done opening up the stockings from Santa, or the pile of presents under the tree everyone is sure to have worked up an appetite, and wants to enjoy some delicious food.
Whether you’re looking for a new recipe to add to the mix, or ready to start a new family tradition – I just know you’ll find something you and your whole family will love on this list!
If your Christmas morning is anything like mine, you always want cinnamon rolls. Since I can remember we had cinnamon rolls and fresh squeezed orange juice and I’ve passed that yummy tradition on to my family too.
You can’t turn down an easy savory dish to add to the mix – this breakfast casserole is loaded with eggs, bacon, hash browns, and cheese and is perfect for a crowd.
Light and tender crepes filled with a creamy, cheesecake like filling and juicy berries. So good for a decadent breakfast or brunch!
A delicious French toast casserole that takes breakfast to the next level. It’s a great make ahead breakfast because it can be refrigerated overnight, and you’ll die over how good the cinnamon sugar crumble topping is.
Sweet rolls that are stuffed with brown sugar, cinnamon and apples – all covered in a caramel syrup. You won’t be able to stop at just one!
Breakfast doesn’t get much easier than this beautiful star bread. It’s made with store bought Crescent Roll Dough and filled with nutella. It’s easy, and such a show stopper of an option for Christmas morning. Or save this one for dessert.
These are light, fluffy, and lightly eggnog flavored. I promise even if you don’t like drinking eggnog, you’ll love these pancakes. Don’t forget the buttermilk syrup on top.
Such a hearty and delicious breakfast, this is loaded with a layer of buttery biscuits, sausage, eggs, and cheese. My kids love it with ketchup on top.
This sweet homemade danish is a beautiful ring studded with a cheesecake like filling and sweet raspberries. Topped with a sweet icing, this is beautiful, ready in less than 30 minutes, and will be loved by all!
The perfect way to have a delicious breakfast ready for you on Christmas morning, by preparing it the night before. It’s got an amazing cinnamon and apple flavor in every bite!
Liege Waffles // Oh Sweet Basil
These homemade liege waffles aren’t your typical breakfast waffle, but are made with yeast to keep them extra light, and loaded with sweet sugar pearls. They’re so delicious yopped with cookie butter, or Nutella, and fresh fruit!
These sweet turnovers are light and flaky and filled with a blueberry filling. They’re so easy and can be made the night before to make Christmas morning extra easy!
The easiest cinnamon rolls you could ever make, these are like a cross between biscuits and cinnamon rolls, but still stuffed with a delicious cinnamon swirl and topped with the best frosting!
Such a great flavor combo for a winter brunch, these muffins are loaded with orange flavor and bursting with fresh cranberries in every bite. You’ll love the tender soft muffins paired with some sausage and eggs, and a cup of OJ.
Soft and tender sweet rolls topped with caramel and crunchy pecans. I could probably eat about 6 of these, they’re so good!
Gingerbread Pancakes // One Sweet Appetite
Soft and fluffy pancakes with the flavor of a gingerbread cookies. These combine cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg for the perfect Christmas flavors.
This french toast casserole is a mix of cinnamon rolls and french toast made with store bought, canned cinnamon rolls – make this the perfect easy holiday breakfast or brunch.
Soft and fluffy rolls stuffed with raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries – these might be my favorite sweet rolls ever, and everyone at your breakfast table will love them!
Perfect Quiche // Sally’s Baking Recipes
A delicious quiche with a flakey crust, creamy egg filling loaded with cheese, ham, and everything delicious. This is a brunch must, and perfect for a crowd.
A cross between an old fashioned cake donut and a muffin, these are coated all over in cinnamon sugar. And the best part, is they can be made ahead of time to make your morning extra easy.
This is perfect for Christmas day for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It’s a great way to start your morning right, and perfect paired with a savory breakfast casserole, or some pastries.
Coffee Cake // Simply Recipes
A classic coffee cake with a buttery cake, cinnamon swirl and the best crunchy crumble topping. This is a brunch classic and you’ll never regret having a slice or two.
Croissant Breakfast Sandwiches // Damn Delicious
These are a great make-ahead option, and every one is bound to love them. Pair with a cup of cocoa and some fresh fruit, and your easy breakfast will be golden!
The Best Scones // The Food Charlatan
An actual tender, flaky, buttery scone that can be loaded with your favorite mix-ins. These are the best of the best, stuff them with blueberries, chocolate chips, apples, or even make them savory with bacon, cheese, or tomatoes!
This Christmas brunch round up was first posted on December 18, 2015. The photos and content were updated on December 21, 2022.