Planning Ahead – 24 Make Ahead Breakfasts

24 Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes

Well it has started. The time to prepare for the busiest time of the year. I have been making my holiday lists and have officially started shopping for gifts. I like to plan early so that I can avoid feeling rushed. But the shopping and gift giving are not my favorite part of the upcoming season.

My favorite part ot the upcoming holidays is being with family. Seeing friends and having family back in the house just warms my heart like nothing else can.

For the holidays, I love to make breakfast ahead of time so that I can enjoy coffee and tea with my family. Today I present you with a compilation of make ahead breakfasts from some great bloggers.

Easy Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes

Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

From Left to Right, from top

Savory Breakfast Bake from Noble Pig 

Herbed Cheese Souffle from Chocolate Chocolate and More 

Country Sausage Casserole from Modern Christian Homemaker

Duffy’s Delight from Marocmama 

Sausage Breakfast Casserole from Clarks Condensed

Breakfast Burrito from Organized Island

Make Ahead Breakfast Enchilada from Very Culinary

Mexican Sausage Cornbread Strata from Snappy Gourmet

Simple Quiche from Organized Island


More Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Make Ahead Breakfasts

 From left to right, from top:

Ham, Cheese & Grits Casserole from The Kitchen is My Playground 

Broccoli and Cheese Egg Casserole from Inside Bru Crew Life  

Mexican Breakfast Casserole from Karens Kitchen Stories 

Breakfast Enchiladas from Julie’s Eats and Treats

Maple Sausage Breakfast Strata from What’s Cookin’ Chicago? 

Chiles Rellenos Breakfast Strata from Kitchen Treaty

 Sweet Make Ahead Breakfasts

But of course, we love to have some sweet breakfast items too! I love to have one savory and one sweet casserole.

Sweet Make Ahead Breakfasts

From left to right, starting at top:

Overnight Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole from I Heart Eating

Overnight Pumpkin Pie Chai French Toast from Frugal Foodie Mama

French Toast Casserole from Chocolate Chocolate and More 

Pumpkin French Toast Casserole from Very Culinary 

Overnight Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls from Mom on Timeout 

 Apple Cinnamon Overnight Baked French Toeast from Everyday Maven


Bake Ahead Oatmeal Breakfastsfrom left to right, starting from top:

Baked Blueberry Oatmeal from Nutmeg Nanny 

Baked Coconut Almond Oatmeal Cups from Jens Favorite Cookies

Baked Blueberry Oatmeal Pudding from Ricki Heller

Do you ever make breakfast ahead for holidays?  Which ones look good to you?



Be ready for the busy holiday season with these 24 make ahead breakfast ideas. Planning with these recipes will let you enjoy your guests and your time!



  1. Hey! Thanks for including my post 🙂 I thought I’d let you know that I switched my permalinks, so the link you have doesn’t work — try

  2. My favorite meal! And so nice to have things prepared rather than have a last minute scramble. We host a few fall brunches every year and ever since Pinterest (and you), recipes are easier to find and follow, and organization has gone way uphill!

  3. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but I fail miserably with it… so these make ahead dishes are the perfect solution =) I shouldn’t have looked at this while hungry lol

  4. Hi from SitsGirls! Following your pins now (thanks for the follow). Wish I could cook like this 🙂

  5. Thanks for including my breakfast casserole!

  6. What a fabulous roundup of SO many great recipes! And thanks so much for including my Baked Blueberry Oatmeal Pudding here, too! 🙂

  7. I have pinned and tweeted! I am so excited about all of these recipes, thank you so much for sharing 🙂

  8. At this time I always here people say this is the busiest or most stressful part of the year. Examine why. Then, at the least, reallocate most of those stressful activities to the whole year rather than the last quarter.

    • Yes! We could definitely reallocate tasks! I try to shop for gifts throughout the year, but every year I end up doing the bulk in the fall.

  9. Oh boy do I need this! We are terrible at eat healthy breakfasts. Just yesterday I had 2 pieces of toast with honey cinnamon butter on them. Well, and a cup of coffee! Not very healthy! But we have so little time in the morning so this is perfect! Glad I found you on live laugh linky! I will be pinning this for sure! I am sure my readers would just love this post…maybe you could stop by my Family Fridays Link-Up party today and share! Thanks!!!!

  10. I loved your post! You’re being featured tomorrow on the Family Friday Link-up at Missy Homemaker.

  11. Hello beautiful! Great list. Pinned. Thank you for taking the time to stop by! I hope to see you at our party tonight, it starts at 7 pm. We love to party with you!
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls


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