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16 Sweet Breakfast Treats for Christmas Morning

These Christmas breakfast treats offer some sweet ways to celebrate Christmas morning. I hope you’ll find a new favorite or two among these sweet breakfast favorites!

Sweet Treats for Christmas Breakfast

Christmas morning is the perfect time for a special breakfast treat. Whether that’s a make-ahead baked French toast or something as simple as a batch of muffins, it’s a lovely tradition for a special day.

I’m so happy to share these 16 Sweet Breakfast Treats for Christmas Morning with you! These are some of my favorite recipes for the holiday season. With cinnamon rolls, muffins, biscuits, and even cake (!!!), there’s sure to be something to tempt you.

Happy baking and happy holidays!

Sweet Christmas Breakfast Ideas

a Biscuit Cinnamon Roll on a white plate with more on a tray in the background

Love cinnamon rolls but don’t love the work it takes to make them? Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls simplify things by using a 3-ingredient biscuit dough. It’s a great shortcut to get homemade cinnamon rolls on your breakfast table!

Baked Praline French Toast served on a white plate

For a Christmas breakfast you can prep in advance, try this Baked Praline French Toast. You can assemble it the day before you and then bake it fresh for breakfast. That sweet, nutty flavor is SO good!

Chocolate Chip Drop Biscuits on a red plate

These easy Chocolate Chip Drop Biscuits are a crowd-pleasing sweet breakfast treat. A special occasion warrants a little chocolate for breakfast, right?

overhead view of Brown Butter Sour Cream Spice Muffins in a towel-lined white pan

Brown Butter Sour Cream Spice Muffins are one of my very favorite muffins. They’re filled with lots of spices and feature the rich, nutty flavor of brown butter.

Berry Cream Cheese Pastry Swirls on a dark gray plate

It may not be fresh berry season, but you can still enjoy those flavors with these Berry Cream Cheese Pastry Swirls. Change up the flavors to suit your cravings!

overhead view of Cinnamon Breakfast Cake on a blue serving plate with slices on white plates

Cinnamon Breakfast Cake is the perfect excuse to have cake for breakfast. It’s actually the kind of cake you can enjoy any time of day. How great is that?

Jam-Filled Doughnut Muffins on a cooling rack

Jam-Filled Doughnut Muffins are always a crowd favorite. The look fairly unassuming on the outside, but that fruity surprise inside makes all the difference.

overhead view of Apple Cinnamon Baked French Toast in a white baking pan

Apple Cinnamon Baked French Toast is just the thing for a special breakfast. Apples and cinnamon are a wonderful flavor addition to this overnight French toast.

overhead view of Cinnamon Almond Dutch Baby Pancake in a cast iron skillet

It’s unbelievable how quickly you can have this Cinnamon Almond Dutch Baby Pancake in the oven. For a quick and easy Christmas breakfast for a small group, it’s pretty tough to beat. Serve with maple syrup or your favorite preserves.

Raspberry Cream Cheese Bun on a white plate with more on a large white plate in the background

I’ve been making these Raspberry Cream Cheese Buns for years, and they’re still one of my favorite sweet breakfast treats. Use different flavors of preserves to make a variety for Christmas morning.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins piled on a white tray

With a double dose of chocolate, these Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins are sure to be a hit with your chocolate loving crowd. They’ll keep for a few days, too, so you can continue enjoying them for breakfast or a snack.

Cinnamon Almond Scones on a blue-rimmed white plate

Scones get a bad rap, as they’re often thought of as dry and bland. But these Cinnamon Almond Scones are just the opposite. They’re soft, moist, and not too sweet. They’re not only a great breakfast, but they also make a lovely afternoon snack with your favorite coffee or tea.

partially sliced Cranberry Cream Cheese Bread on a white tray

Cranberry Cream Cheese Bread is one of my all-time favorite quick breads. Enjoy a slice for breakfast or brunch, or grab a bite for an anytime snack. The fantastic flavor is sure to be irresistible!

Cream Cheese Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy on a white plate

Chocolate gravy is not commonly known, but you’ll be telling the whole world about it once you’ve had these Cream Cheese Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy. That gravy will go with most any kind of biscuit, but I especially like it with this cream cheese variety.

Coconut Cream Cheese Oat Muffins in a white-rimmed dark green bowl

Coconut Cream Cheese Oat Muffins are all about the coconut. Toasted coconut, to be exact. Combine that with cream cheese and oats, and you’ve got a dense, sturdy muffin that’s full of wonderful flavor.

Cinnamon Bun Scones on a wire cooling rack

It’s been years since I first shared these Cinnamon Bun Scones with you, and they remain a reader favorite and a personal favorite. They give you the cinnamon roll experience without the fuss of making homemade cinnamon rolls. This is just the kind of treat that becomes a Christmas breakfast tradition!

I hope you’ll add something homemade to your Christmas breakfast this year. Do you have Christmas breakfast baking traditions? I’d love to hear about them in the comments below.

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    8 Comments on “16 Sweet Breakfast Treats for Christmas Morning”

  1. YUM! I wanna get into the kitchen and just bake bake bake all of these beautiful ideas! Merry Christmas 🙂

  2. Just stumbled across these recipes and absolutely love it! I will definitely be trying a couple of these out for Christmas morning.

  3. Mmm, I tried the cinnamon bun scones for Christmas morning, and my kids could not get enough! Definitely better than store bought! Thank you so much for sharing! Enjoy the rest of your holidays!

  4. Chocolate gravy!  That’s been a staple in my family since I was born & I turned 71 yesterday. We mostly have it on Christmas morning now, served over hot biscuits with butter. Yum. 

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