Christmas morning means rushing to the tree to see the presents and shouts of glee over the perfect gift, but opening Christmas presents all morning long can really work up an appetite! Who wants to slave in the kitchen over breakfast while their family is enjoying Christmas morning? After the gifts are unwrapped, treat your family with one of these delicious 14 make-ahead sweet breakfasts for Christmas morning.
14 Make-Ahead Sweet Breakfasts for Christmas Morning
1. Overnight Cinnamon Rolls
These overnight cinnamon rolls from Liv for Cake are perfect for Christmas morning because you can do most of the work the day before. Just let them rise in the fridge overnight, then pop them in the oven in the morning for a sweet, gooey treat on Christmas day.
2. Pancake Muffins
If you’re looking for a new take on a common breakfast food, try these pancake muffins from Retro Housewife Goes Green. Make them ahead of time for a quick, grab-and-go breakfast on Christmas morning.
3. Overnight Oats
Overnight oats, like these from Rhian’s Recipes, are a healthy option for your Christmas morning breakfast. Simply combine your oats, milk, and matcha powder the night before and store in the fridge until the next morning.
4. Overnight French Toast Casserole
French toast is always a treat, but who wants to spend so much time making breakfast on Christmas morning? Try this overnight French toast casserole from Trial and Eater and have your Christmas breakfast prepared on Christmas Eve.
5. Banana Bread Muffins
Combine the deliciousness of banana bread with the ease of a muffin with these banana bread muffins from Melanie Cooks. The best part about this breakfast idea is that it can be made ahead of time and ready to go on Christmas morning.
6. Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oats
Wake up to delicious oatmeal on Christmas morning with this easy recipe for slow cooker apple cinnamon oats from Ann’s Entitled Life. To make this breakfast recipe, just toss the ingredients in the slow cooker, set it on low, and go to bed on Christmas Eve.
7. Strawberry Banana Date Breakfast Cake
Who doesn’t love cake for breakfast? This strawberry banana date breakfast cake from A Sprinkle of Cayenne would make the perfect treat for you family on Christmas morning, and it can be made up to three days before Christmas.
8. Brown Sugar Pecan Sticky Buns
Bring some holiday flavor to your Christmas morning breakfast with these brown sugar pecan sticky buns from The Baking Fairy. Not only do these rolls look delicious, but they’re fun to make, too. Bake the rolls upside down and flip the pan to serve.
9. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins
Peanut butter and chocolate is a classic combination, which is what makes these peanut butter chocolate chip muffins from Joyfully Thriving a perfect option for your breakfast on Christmas morning. As an added bonus, you can make them ahead of time and store them in an airtight container.
10. Mango Overnight Oats
The tropical flavors in this recipe for mango overnight oats from The Rising Spoon could be a nice departure from the sweetness of other Christmas treats. Make these oats the day before, then open your fridge and eat them on Christmas morning.
11. Apple French Toast Casserole
Do the hard work the day before and bake this apple French toast casserole from The Worktop the next morning for a warm and filling breakfast on Christmas. The combination of gooey French toast and crunchy crumble topping is sure to make your family smile.
12. French Toast Muffins
Bake the yummy flavors of French toast in an easy-to-eat package with these French toast muffins from Thrifty Jinxy. Simply mix your French toast ingredients in a muffin tin, bake, and enjoy on Christmas morning.
13. Pumpkin Overnight Steel Cut Oats
If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast with holiday flavor, look no further than these pumpkin overnight steel cut oats from Confessions of an Overworked Mom. To make this easy recipe, mix oats, milk, pumpkin, and seasonings in your slow cooker and set it on low before you go to bed on Christmas Eve.
14. Cranberry Banana Muffins
And of course, there are our very own Cranberry Banana Muffins. They’re filled with cranberries, cinnamon and orange zest, so they taste just like the Holidays should!
Do you have any go-to Make-Ahead Sweet Breakfasts for Christmas Morning?