A Very Merry Brunch: 14 Recipes to Cook this Christmas

December 24, 2014

Brunch is the perfect excuse to kick back with loved ones while eating food normally reserved for dessert. But before the relaxing and eating can begin, you have to prepare the dough, buy the eggs, get out the mimosa glasses, and set the table -- and that can be more work than you reckoned for.

This Christmas, don't let a "fun" brunch get in the way of actual fun. This collection of recipes makes brunch easy: Many, like cinnamon rolls and strata can be made ahead of time; others, like eggs and hot cocoa, are a cinch to whip up the morning of.

Pick a couple of these recipes, plan ahead, and you can focus on unwrapping those presents instead of stressing over your brunch menu.

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Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting by Izy Hossack


Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes by Gena Hamshaw 


Eggs in Spicy Minted Tomato Sauce by ieatthepeach


Homemade Bagels by Kenzi Wilbur 



Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Gruyere by fiveandspice


Caramelized Pear French Toast Bake by feastingathome


Pumpkin Maple Coffee Cake by Kendra Vaculin


Strata with Sausage and Greens by Merrill Stubbs 


Apricot-Almond Baked Oatmeal by erinmcdowell


Chai Spiced Monkey Bread by Yossy Arefi


Buttermillk Biscuits with Sausage Gravy by wssmom


Andrew Feinberg's Slow-Baked Broccoli Frittata by Genius Recipes



Cardamom Hot Chocolate by motease 


Gin Spritz by erinmcdowell

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Jahmekya Birhan

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