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Christmas Breakfast

Discussion in 'Christmas Food' started by holidaytwinkle5289, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. holidaytwinkle5289

    holidaytwinkle5289 Reindeer Pooper Scooper MMC Member

    Looking for new Christmas Eve/ day breakfast ideas! What do you guys normally eat or make food breakfast. At my house normally it's 10 of us so we make a big meal!

  2. MerryCarey

    MerryCarey A Voice from the North Christmas Crew MMC Lifer Knights in the Service of Santa MMC Donor Louann Jeffries Award

    Our tradition is Sara Lee Butter Streusel Coffee Cake---but that's not to everyone's taste!
  3. snowflake22

    snowflake22 *Harlowe's Mom* MMC Lifer Louann Jeffries Award

    Christmas pizza & sugar cookies

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  4. redkaga

    redkaga Elf Supervisor MMC Lifer

    We usually get some breakfast sausage or bacon from a local meat market (where I get my Christmas ham) and I make cinnamon rolls. I typically make dough on Christmas rather than pre-made or tube pastries, but I know that other people do a lot more and sometimes a lot less. It all depends on your taste and how much time you want to invest in making breakfast.
  5. redkaga

    redkaga Elf Supervisor MMC Lifer

    I have to add that when I was a kid, my dad and I had a Christmas Eve tradition for several years in which we'd have breakfast at the Waffle House. Afterward we'd head out for some last minute shopping, and the employees at Waffle House always seemed to be cheery on the day before Christmas. We kept the tradition alive for the first year or two after I was married, but after adding a kid or two I had obligations at home that kept me away from my greasy spoon Christmas Eve breakfast.
  6. dreamingofawhiteChristmas

    dreamingofawhiteChristmas Tinsel Straightener MMC Member

    how about a breakfast casserole? thats what I'm thinking of having this year.Most of them can be made ahead of time so all you have to do Christmas morning is throw it in the oven.There's all kinds out there some made with hash browns and others with bread so probaly the best way is to google recipes and find one that sounds good to you:sparkle:
  7. made582

    made582 MMC's Ambassador to the North Pole Christmas Crew MMC Lifer Knights in the Service of Santa Louann Jeffries Award

    We do cinnamon rolls. I prefer to make them home made but I cheat some times and buy the frozen ones.

    We usually do a coffee cake of some type too.
  8. Christmasstar

    Christmasstar one Crazy Canadian ! MMC Lifer

    we have always done raisin bread, hand made by my mom with cheese's cold cuts and jams. But mom being elderly and her hands not so good anymore can no longer make it so we are going to change things this year and make a new tradition.
    I want to do a breakfast casserole too.I have a blueberry baked french toast we all like and am going to look up one made with eggs and sausage or bacon.
  9. Mumof2

    Mumof2 One Happy lil Elf MMC Lifer

    So every Christmas Eve Mornin' we have ham & cheese croissants. for Christmas Mornin' we have an egg bake,throw in bacon,cheese,sausage. anything ya like.
  10. MerryMistletoeGirl

    MerryMistletoeGirl Christmas Fan MMC Member

    cinnamon rolls (christmas tree shape) go in first thing in the morning..that way when we are done unwrapping we usually have a few with hot chocolate/coffee

    we then do a bigger brunch
    spinach egg strata (from annie's eats)
    so gooood, we use swiss instead of gouda and add roasted red peppers
    hash brown casserole
    fruit salad
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  11. Courtney

    Courtney Just "Merry-ed"! MMC Lifer

    If I make breakfast, it's usually cinnamon rolls, and/or sausages. I cook so much on Thanksgiving Eve/Day and Christmas Eve/Day that I'm just not up for messing with a fancy breakfast.
  12. novelist

    novelist Mistletoeologist MMC Lifer

    :give:I make a baked omelet for Christmas morning. it's a very versatile recipe, so I can change whatever I want to put in it, ham, mushrooms, sausage. I serve fruit, and pumpkin bread with it, and it's become a family favorite for the holidays.
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  13. GingerMel

    GingerMel Ornament Craftsman MMC Lifer

    Wow! Tons of you guys make cinnamon rolls?

    Sometimes we have mimosas and those little Sister Schubert's mini-sausages in a biscuit…that pie plate thing that you cook in the over. I NEVER eat processed foods so it's a HUGE treat…also, mimosas rules.
  14. Cricket

    Cricket Eggnog Chugger MMC Member

    I usually make sourdough pancakes with real maple syrup, and sausage. Can't wait! :)

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  15. Minta

    Minta Charles Dickens' Editor Christmas Crew MMC Lifer

    My dad and his wife come over for Christmas breakfast around 9:30 sof orthat I will make a sausage hashbrown casserole and chocolate chip pancakes.

    Christmas eve I will set up a big platter of assorted homemade christmas cookies and breads (orange cranberry, pumpkin and applesauce) and cover until morning. This what we eat while opening gifts :)
  16. GingerMel

    GingerMel Ornament Craftsman MMC Lifer

    Those both sound really nice!
  17. Spyells

    Spyells Sugar Cookie Tester MMC Member

    My family is normally so tired from cooking Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve, that we normally just eat cereal or ramen noodles. No one even wants to think about cooking breakfast. :lol:
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  18. Virginia

    Virginia Christmas Royalty MMC Lifer

    I LOOOOVE what I shouldn't have so last year I put slabs of chocolate into croissants and warmed them in the oven on Christmas morning. Delicious! As we don't usually have sugary cereals Santa would bring the kids the most gimmicky ones and they would have those (not as amazing as cereals available in USA). This year we are having every different pancake my son can dream up! The different kinds I just read about sound fantastic!
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  19. trackrebel

    trackrebel candy cane hustla MMC Lifer

    mmmh....getting hungry from the posts....I will do a nice breakfast this year for Jones, Kandice and I....nothing special tho....just scrambled eggs, bacon, toast and several sausages and cheeses to put on the toast....of course coffee, hot cocoa and orange we can have a great start on Christmas Eve
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  20. commomom

    commomom MMC Emeritus Member MMC Emeritus Member Christmas Talk Alum

    Ever since we moved to NY we have had the tradition of having Blueberry Stuffed French Toast with blueberry sauce and Cocoa. We make it the night before because it has to refrigerate over night and while it's baking in the oven we have cocoa and open some gifts. When breakfast is ready we get out the Christmas breakfast plates that go with our cocoa mugs and have our morning meal and then finish opening presents.

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