Easy Christmas Morning Breakfasts


December 05, 2018 | Food Lion
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Easy Christmas Morning Breakfasts

When Christmas morning rolls around, you want to relax and enjoy the moment. With a little preparation, you can have breakfast done in a jiffy and without too much mess to clean before the big dinner prep starts.

Cereal Bar

Everyone's going to be excited, and they may not want to stop and eat. Make it quick and easy with a cereal bar. Offer up a variety of cereals, instant oatmeal, granola, fruit, milk, juice, and coffee. Let everyone grab their faves and relax by the tree.

Easy Breakfast Buffet

Scramble up some eggs and set up your own restaurant-worthy buffet. Throw bacon on parchment and bake it in the oven for easy prep. Serve with sweet rolls, fresh fruit, and juice.

Continental Extraordinaire

Pick up some canned biscuits, cinnamon rolls, and bagels. Prepare your own continental breakfast with freshly baked options, bagels with cream cheese, and a fruit tray you pick up from the store.

Use That Slow Cooker

Check out all the overnight recipes you can make in your slow cooker. From egg casseroles to stuffed French toast, the options are varied and delicious. Just turn the appliance on, and a great meal is ready when you awake.

Here's one tasty recipe to try in your slow cooker:

  • 1 pound breakfast sausage
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 pounds frozen hashbrowns
  • 1 pound shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced

Sauté the breakfast sausage, diced onion, and peppers together until the sausage is thoroughly cooked. Layer hashbrowns and the sausage and pepper mixture in the slow cooker, sprinkling each layer with cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Beat the eggs with the milk, and pour this over the layers. Cook for 8 hours in the slow cooker on low. Serve with fresh fruit.

Plan for an easy Christmas morning. These options are easy and tasty, and they can power everyone up for opening presents. Plus, they'll keep everyone full until dinner!