Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

  • 01 of 09

    Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

    Christmas breakfast in sunny room
    Karol Franks / Getty Images

    Whether sweet or savory, make-ahead breakfasts are the perfect solution for Christmas Morning! Instead of worrying about getting breakfast on the table, you can just pop these recipes into the oven and get to opening gifts, and most importantly spending time with family! 

  • 02 of 09

    Panettone French Toast Bake

    panettone french toast bake
    Leah Maroney

    Panettone is a deliciously soft and sweet Italian bread that is usually only found in stores around Christmas. It is packed with sweet raisins and candied oranges and is full of Christmas flavor! You can easily assemble this french toast the night before and store it in the fridge until it's ready to pop in on Christmas morning!

  • 03 of 09

    Bacon Egg and Cheese Croissants

    Bacon Egg and Cheese Crescent Rolls
    Leah Maroney

    Roll up these beautiful bacon, egg, and cheese croissants with loved ones on Christmas Eve. Assemble them on a tray and pop them in the oven in the morning! They are hot, fresh, soft and delicious. Plus they are a great all in one breakfast. You don't even need a plate!

  • 04 of 09

    Swedish Tea Ring

    Swedish Tea Ring
    Leah Maroney

    Swedish Tea Rings are a Christmas morning tradition in our house. It is like one giant cinnamon roll, stuffed with dried fruit and nuts. You can make this recipe days in advance and pop it in the oven on Christmas morning. Or you can even bake it ahead of time the night before and serve it with steaming cups of coffee while you sit by the tree!

    Continue to 5 of 9 below.
  • 05 of 09

    Cheesy Sausage Biscuits

    sausage cheddar biscuits
    Leah Maroney

    This sausage biscuit bake is full of warm and hearty flavor. You can whip it together in less than 20 minutes, and store it in the fridge until Christmas morning. Pop it in the oven and you've got an easy, no mess breakfast that everyone will love!

  • 06 of 09

    Cinnamon Rolls

    Cinnamon Rolls
    Tim Sackton/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

    Cinnamon Rolls are a real crowd pleaser. Make the dough and roll them ahead of time and all you'll have to do is pop the tray in the oven in the morning. No one can resist the ooey, gooey texture and the incredible glaze.  

  • 07 of 09

    Gingerbread French Toast Bake

    Gingerbread French Toast Bake
    Leah Maroney

    Gingerbread French toast is bursting with holiday cheer. Make it ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve. It only takes about thirty minutes in the oven! Your whole house will smell like Christmas and no one will go hungry!

  • 08 of 09

    Biscuits and Gravy

    biscuits and gravy
    Leah Maroney

    Biscuits and Gravy are the ultimate southern comfort. Cook up the gravy and the biscuits ahead of time if you wish and simply reheat the morning of! Or make the biscuits and wait to bake them until the morning. Their hot fluffy texture soaks up the delicious, peppery gravy. No one can resist them!

    Continue to 9 of 9 below.
  • 09 of 09

    Cheesy Sausage Bread

    Cheesy Sausage Bread
    Leah Maroney

    Cheesy Sausage Bread makes for an amazing savory breakfast treat. You can serve it solo or with some easy scrambled eggs on the side!.