Make Ahead Holiday Breakfast Ideas for a Crowd: The holidays are stressful. Entertaining doesn’t have to be. Here are 23 holiday breakfast ideas for you to make ahead to simplify your life.

23 Make Ahead Holiday Breakfast Ideas to Feed a Crowd

They’re here! They’re here! The holidays are here!

And of course, with the holidays comes alllll the chaos of planning. Amiright?

Are you having house guests? Or will you be traveling?

Either way, it’s always nice to have a bunch of really easy make ahead breakfast ideas ready to go when you need them.

So let me help you with what to make for a Christmas brunch or for a houseful of Thanksgiving weekend guests.

23 ideas, to be exact!! It’s great to have help planning for a Thanksgiving or Christmas brunch or breakfast isn’t it?

This list of make ahead holiday breakfast ideas for a crowd has a little of everything from a whole slew of my blogger friends:

  • classic egg casseroles
  • souped up egg casseroles
  • carby casseroles, breads, and biscuits
  • swirly buns and pull-apart breads
  • a few healthy options to keep everybody happy
  • and crock pot and instant pot ideas!

So let’s get started, shall we??

Classic Egg Casserole Recipes for a Crowd:

Sausage Egg Breakfast Casserole - Easy Make Ahead Recipe | The Worktop

sausage and egg breakfast casserole from The Worktop

ham n’ cheese breakfast soufflé from The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Vegetarian baked egg casseroles in ramekins with broccoli.

overnight mini egg casseroles from Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Souped Up Egg Casserole Ideas:

Caramelized Onions and Spinach Egg Casserole

caramelized onion and spinach egg casserole

eggs benedict casserole from Mama Knows Gluten Free

shredded potato casserole with ham and eggs from Panning the Globe

All Kinds of Swirly Buns, Breads and Biscuits:
Walnut Chocolate Chip Yeast Rolls

walnut chocolate chip yeast rolls from Two Lucky Spoons

sausage and egg breakfast pinwheels from Drugstore Divas

Dulce de Leche Overnight Cinnamon Rollsdulce de leche overnight cinnamon rolls

chocolate swirl buns from Everyday Annie

An image of a glazed loaf of easy pull apart bread made with fresh cranberries and orange zest for a Christmas brunch, breakfast or dessert.

cranberry orange pull apart monkey bread from House of Nash Eats

classic cinnamon rolls from Foodie Crush

Carby Casseroles, Breads, and Biscuits

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole baked with spoon sticking in to casserole

tater tot breakfast casserole from Delicious TableSausage and Sharp Cheddar Biscuitssausage and sharp cheddar biscuits
cranberry eggnog bake from The Savvy Mama Lifestyle

A serving of raspberry coconut french toast casserole, topped with fresh raspberries with a fork on the plate and with the baking dish on a pink dish towel in the background

raspberry coconut french toast casserole from We Are Not Martha

berry french toast casserole from Life Made Simple

Strawberry Cream Cheese French Toast BakeStrawberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake
strawberry cream cheese french toast bake

Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas:

Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal with Golden Cashew Cream @spabettie #vegan #glutenfree #soyfree #oilfree #breakfast #pumpkin

baked pumpkin oatmeal with golden cashew cream from Spabettie

easy vegetarian make ahead breakfast casserole from Umami Girl

farmer’s strata with kale, tomatoes, mushrooms, and feta from Little Family Adventure

Crock Pot and Instant Pot Breakfast Ideas:

cranberry apple cobbler in the slow cooker from Frugal Family Times

instant pot egg bites from This Old Gal

Top-down view of Crockpot Breakfast Casserole with one slice removed and served on a white plate

crock pot breakfast casserole from By Bintu

What breakfast will YOU make for a crowd this holiday season? Be sure to leave your faves in the comments below to share with everyone!

we love to see what you make!

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  • Bintu | Recipes From A Pantry
    November 17, 2018 at 3:21 PM

    Such tasty breakfast ideas! Thank you for including my crockpot casserole

    • Tara
      November 17, 2018 at 8:15 PM

      You’re welcome! Thanks for contributing!

  • Nicky
    November 17, 2018 at 6:40 PM

    These are all great breakfast ideas. I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year and needed a breakfast recipe for extended family.

    • Tara
      November 17, 2018 at 8:15 PM

      Thank you! And thanks for contributing! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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