The twinkling lights, the scent of pine, and the jolly Christmas music—there’s no denying that the holiday season is upon us. As we gear up for the most wonderful time of the year, why not infuse some of that festive spirit into the first meal of the day? We love a holiday themed breakfast in our house! This Christmas, you can turn your breakfast tables into winter wonderlands too with creative and adorable Christmas-themed breakfast ideas that are as fun to make as they are to eat.

Whether you’re planning a festive family breakfast or simply looking to add a touch of holiday magic to your kids’ daily routine, these Christmas-themed breakfast ideas are sure to sprinkle a bit of joy onto your plate. So get ready to make your mornings merrier than ever before with this round up of great Christmas breakfast ideas!

25 Christmas Breakfast Ideas To Try This Holiday Season

Santa Pancakes

santa pancakes

These Santa pancakes are a favorite at our house with my kids and they’re so fun to make! Learn more here.

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas Tree Cinnamon Rolls

If you want a cute and easy way to put a smile on everyone’s faces, these Christmas tree cinnamon rolls are so incredibly simple. Learn more here.

Snowman Pancakes

Snowman Pancakes

These pancakes are a really great option to make with your kids because it’s simple to piece together and they’ll have so much fun! Learn more here.

North Pole Breakfast

north pole breakfast

Make Christmas magical with a North Pole breakfast experience for your kids that will blow their minds! It’s so easy to put this breakfast together and your kids will never forget it! Learn more here.

Reindeer Pancakes

reindeer pancakes

These whimsical creations are not only delicious but also a surefire way to add an extra dash of holiday cheer to your family’s Christmas celebrations. This is a super simple way to put a big smile on your kids’ faces this holiday season! Learn more here.

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls

For a Christmas colored breakfast, these easy cinnamon rolls slathered with green icing and red sprinkles are a great addition to breakfast. Learn more here.

Christmas Donuts

Christmas Donuts

I love these Christmas decorated donuts for a fun Christmas Eve or Christmas morning breakfast. Learn more here.

Grinch Breakfast Casserole

Grinch Breakfast Casserole

This hearty breakfast casserole looks normal on the outside but has a Grinchy green layer on the inside. It’s a fun way to make your breakfast more festive. Learn more here.

Donut Hole Christmas Wreath

Donut Hole Christmas Wreath

This Christmas breakfast idea is great for kids and adults for a slow Christmas morning or for a fancy Christmas brunch. It’s easy and so cute! Learn more here.

Christmas Tree Waffles

christmas tree waffles

These super cute Christmas tree waffles are so simple! All you need is a little food coloring and Christmas sprinkles and you have a festive breakfast that kids will love! Learn more here.

Christmas Sheet Pan Pancakes

sheet pan christmas pancakes

Christmas sheet pan pancakes are genius, festive, and easy! I love this idea and something tells me that your whole family will too! Learn more here.

Cinnamon Roll Wreath

cinnamon roll wreath

I love this cinnamon roll wreath to serve in a breakfast spread for Christmas morning or a lovely Christmas brunch with family. Learn more here.

Baked Christmas Donuts

baked christmas donuts

This Christmas morning breakfast idea is quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients. Dip them in chocolate and decorate with crushed peppermint for a festive finish! Learn more here.

Cranberry Lemon Muffins

cranberry lemon muffins

Cranberry just screams Christmas and these fresh and flavorful cranberry lemon muffins are perfect for a holiday morning! Learn more here.

Cinnamon Crescent Roll Cheesecake Stuffed Wreath

cinnamon crescent roll cheesecake stuffed wreath

If you’re looking for an indulgent, Christmas themed breakfast treat, this is a must. This will look beautiful on your breakfast table and make everyone very happy! Learn more here.

Easy Oatmeal Breakfast Pizza Crust

easy oatmeal breakfast pizza crust

I love the idea of holiday breakfast pizza! This oatmeal breakfast pizza crust can be topped with all your favorites like yogurt, fruit, and even chocolate chips. Learn more here.

Cranberry Chia Pudding

cranberry chia seed pudding

If you’re looking for a super easy Christmas breakfast that can be made the night before, these adorable cranberry chia puddings will brighten up your breakfast table on any holiday morning. Learn more here.

Cranberry Creme Brulee Pastry

cranberry creme brulee

These easy but fancy pastry will impress everyone but doesn’t take much effort or baking skills to make. This is a great addition to a Christmas Eve brunch or other Christmas breakfast get-together. Learn more here.

Croissant Bread Pudding

croissant bread pudding

If you’re a bread pudding fan, you’ll love this holiday recipe! It can be eaten warm or cold so it can be made the night before for an easy and delicious Christmas breakfast. Learn more here.

Cream Cheese Strawberry Danish

cream cheese strawberry danish

These danishes are not only beautiful and delicious, but they’re also so easy to make! Your whole family will love this breakfast idea. Learn more here.

Cinnamon Cranberry Overnight French Toast

cinnamon cranberry overnight french toast

I love overnight meals for Christmas morning breakfast! It makes it so much easier to have a nice, delicious hot meal for Christmas morning. Learn more here.

4 Ingredient Monkey Bread

monkey bread

Monkey bread is a great option for a holiday morning appetizer before breakfast. Everyone can hang out in the kitchen and pick pieces off of the bread until your big Christmas morning breakfast is done. Learn more here.

Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes

chocolate buttermilk pancakes

These chocolate pancakes are indulgent, beautiful, and make the perfect celebratory breakfast for Christmas day or any day leading up to the holiday. Learn more here.

Caramelized Pineapple Bread Pudding

caramelized pineapple bread pudding

This bread pudding recipe is mouth-watering! Everyone will love the sweet and rich flavors. Learn more here.

Eggnog Donuts

eggnog donuts

What’s a Christmas breakfast without something eggnog flavored? These donuts will be a big hit! Learn more here.

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