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Whether you're planning a simple brunch for a small group or a breakfast meal to dazzle a crowd, we've got just the right brunch recipe ideas for you. Choose from sweet pancakes, savory breakfast sandwiches, hearty egg casseroles, and other easy brunch recipes.


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    • Creamy Fruit-Filled Crepes

      End brunch on a sweet note with pretty and tasty paper-thin crepes. Smear on a spoonful of honey-vanilla Greek yogurt, then bedazzle with fresh berries for a light, juicy treat.

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    • Deviled Egg Croissant-wiches

      Egg sandwiches are a convenient and delicious way to serve your morning crowd. Bonus: These mouthwatering deviled-egg-filled croissants take just 25 minutes to prepare.

    • Breakfast Tarts

      Forget store-bought breakfast tarts -- ours are just as delicious and easy to customize. Here we've filled the brunch treats with strawberry jam, but you can use whatever flavor you prefer.

    • Blueberry-Peach Gratin

      Put a fresh focus on brunch by making fruit the star ingredient. Our bountiful breakfast gratin is filled to the brim with blueberries and peaches in a honeyed Greek yogurt sauce.

    • Brunch Recipe How-To: Crepes

      Impress breakfast guests with a light, fluffy crepe (no culinary degree required).

    • Granola Cups

      Spin your usual yogurt-and-granola breakfast on its head with our delicious and creative brunch recipe. A granola shell made from cranberries, nuts, and coconut holds just the perfect amount of yogurt in these breakfast bites.

      Editor's Tip: We paired coconuts and almonds here, but you can easily swap in other dried fruits or nuts. Freeze extras in a resealable plastic freezer bag.

    • Egg Baguette Bakes

      A crunchy baguette filled with breakfast favorites is a surprisingly delicious way to serve your morning guests. Italian sausage, sweet peppers, eggs, and cheese are baked in a hollowed-out loaf in our brunch recipe. For an extra touch, serve a bowl of warm marinara sauce for dipping.

    • Mascarpone-Stuffed French Toast with Salted Caramel-Banana Sauce

      Turn a slice of Texas toast into an exquisite French masterpiece. Start with lush marscapone-pecan filling, then finish with a silky drizzle of caramel-banana sauce for fancy French toast you're sure to amour.

    • Brunch Recipe How-To: Overnight Coffee Cake

      Easy make-ahead breakfasts are the perfect option for serving a morning crowd. Our overnight coffee cake is mixed together the night before and baked in the morning.

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      Huevos Tacos con Queso

      Make your morning brunch a fiesta by serving hot-off-the-skillet egg tacos. With ultra-savory seasonings, bubbly Mexican cheese, hot sauce, and warm golden tortillas, what's not to love?

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      Danish Fruit and Cheese Pastries

      Store-bought dough makes spiraling these pastries extra simple, while lavish cream cheese filling and tart, fruity toppings give them beautiful bakery appeal.

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      Spring Breakfast Pizza with Spiced Hollandaise

      This brunch pizza starts with a quick and easy homemade crust that's topped with steamed asparagus, sliced eggs, tomatoes, ham, cheese, and spicy hollandaise.

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      Dark Cocoa-Banana Muffins

      Every brunch calls for a dose of chocolate! These dark chocolate muffins are brimming with rich coffee and brown sugar goodness. Honey-draped banana slices make for a delicious garnish.

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      Hearty Breakfast Biscuit Stacks

      Gather the brunch crowd for a delicious dish that might be the ultimate breakfast food. Flaky homemade biscuits sandwich tender fried eggs, fried chicken, and crispy bacon for a hearty and irresistible morning stack-up.

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      Bacon-and-Egg Muffins

      Corn bread meets the bacon-and-egg sandwich in these quick and easy breakfast muffins that feature crispy bacon and melty cheddar. Serve them warm and drizzled with sweet maple syrup for a delectable brunch dish.

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      Pumpkin Pancakes

      Brunch in a pinch? No problem. Pumpkin adds irresistible flavor and gooey texture to our quick and easy made-from-scratch pancakes.

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      Chicken Breakfast Burritos

      Don't let busy mornings keep you from your breakfast. With hash browns, chicken, eggs, and melty cheese, these delicious and filling burritos can fuel any day. Or slow it down and serve for a weekend brunch. Just prepare the night before, refrigerate, and reheat in the morning.

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      Brunch Recipe How-To: Breakfast Casserole

      It's so easy to make a crowd-pleasing breakfast casserole with these tips and tricks.

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      Berry Breakfast Pizzas

      Wake up with bright berry-topped mini pizzas that you can put together in 25 minutes. With fresh fruit, marmalade, reduced-fat Neufchatel cheese, and warm pitas for the crust, these beauties are a sweet start to the morning.

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      Apple-Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread

      Gooey, frosting-topped brunch bread for under 200 calories? You bet. Reduced-fat refrigerated biscuits become time-saving dough, while healthy add-ins, such as ground flaxseed and fresh apples, enhance each feel-good bite.

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      Birdie in the Basket

      Take everyday potatoes and eggs to new (and adorable) heights with our mini baked breakfast cups. Juicy cherry tomatoes and basil pesto add unexpected flavor and beautiful color. Short on time? Make the potatoes the night before, then simply assemble and bake in the morning.

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      Cranberry-Pumpkin Scones with Sugared Pepitas

      Bring fresh-baked goodness to your next brunch with warm cinnamon-laced scones. Pumpkin and dried cranberries pair perfectly with our sweet orange glaze for a breakfast treat everyone can agree on.

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      Brunch Recipe How-To: Poached Eggs

      Watch our so-simple technique for perfect poached eggs. The step-by-step instructions will have you poaching like a pro.

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      Overnight Cranberry Coffee Cake

      You'll brighten any morning when you dish up a spongy coffee cake that's dotted with tart fresh cranberries and topped with crumbly almond streusel. The batter chills overnight for maximum flavor and moisture.

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      Gooey Monkey Bread

      Kids and adults alike will adore the warm caramel topping and irresistibly soft cinnamon dough that make up this pull-apart monkey bread.

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      Hash Brown Quiche

      Our quirky, crowd-pleasing quiche recipe substitutes a crisp layer of hash browns for the traditional pastry crust. Add fresh veggies, eggs, cheese, and a generous helping of bacon, and you have a brunch winner.

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      Chocolate Waffles with Mocha Syrup

      Waffles are all grown up with plenty of dark chocolate and our warm, rich coffee liqueur mocha syrup. Serve with fresh berries for a truly indulgent brunch offering.

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      Berry Cheesecake Parfaits

      Layers of Brie and cream cheese puree, fresh berries, and toasted almonds stack up to beautiful -- and surprisingly low-cal -- brunch parfaits.

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      Kale-Goat Cheese Frittata

      The classic brunch frittata gets a healthy spin with egg whites and vitamin-rich kale. Goat cheese adds creaminess.

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      Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Banana Bread

      With a little help from dark chocolate pieces and ruby-red raspberry preserves, banana bread goes from breakfast standby to brunch standout. This decadent twist on the classic can be made the night before. The morning of, simply drizzle with melted chocolate and raspberry preserves.

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      Peach Breakfast Gratin

      Cobbler meets gratin in a warming, fruity brunch bake with plenty of sunny peaches, crunchy almonds, and creamy Greek yogurt.

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      Crispy-Coated Orange French Toast

      Tangy citrus in the form of orange liqueur adds a layer of flavor to always-popular French toast. This sophisticated brunch recipe starts with challah or brioche bread for the ultimate flavor-soaking bite.

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      Caramel-Banana-Pecan Bread Casserole

      A tasty twist on French toast, this easy bread casserole is sure to dazzle your overnight guests. Wake them up with the aroma of a luscious, cinnamon-packed breakfast, complete with crunchy pecans and a melty banana-caramel glaze.

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      Banana Bread with Walnuts

      Try our twist on classic banana bread. Crunchy walnuts and a hint of cinnamon add a sweet, nutty touch to our banana bread recipe. For a crumbly topping, drizzle with our scrumptious streusel-nut mixture before baking.

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      Brunch Video How-To: Banana Bread

      Watch our tips for this favorite breakfast bread!

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      Vanilla French Toast

      Greet the day with our fantastic French toast recipe. A pinch of cinnamon and a splash of vanilla will add a surprisingly sweet touch to your breakfast. Top with banana slices or your fruit of choice.

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      Best Doughnuts

      Best doughnuts? You bet! These scrumptious powdered-sugar-topped doughnuts will show up the rest of the buffet table at your next family brunch.

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      Brunch Recipe How-To: Fruit Smoothies

      Watch our quick how-to on making smoothies. Our easy formula works with all your favorite fruits!

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      Sherried Fruit

      Switch up your brunch routine with our tasty fruit-topping recipe. Your slow cooker makes it easy to serve sweet, tender fruits in a brown sugar sauce over waffles or French toast.

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      Cheesy Potato Bake with Eggs

      Bacon adds smokiness while tomatoes and broccoli add freshness to this hearty breakfast casserole.

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      Strawberry-Kiwi Jam

      This ginger-spiced fruit jam is delicious over buttered toast or served with cheese. Make it yourself for a good breakfast addition the whole family will love.

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      Ham, Asparagus, and Cheese Strata

      This flavorful strata can be assembled the night before. Just add the eggs when you wake up, and pop it in the oven -- it's one of our best breakfast recipes!

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      Eggs Benedict

      Our simple recipe lets you make this brunch classic ahead -- you can chill the dish for up to 24 hours. Top with hollandaise sauce before warming in the oven.

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      Sweet Potato Hash with Spicy Hollandaise

      Here's a fresh twist on a classic brunch favorite -- a wake-up call for your taste buds. The sweet potato hash features hearty bacon, eggs sunny-side-up, and a spicy adobo-infused hollandaise.

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      Egg Recipes for Breakfast

      When it comes to the best breakfast recipes, there's just no competing with the ever-popular egg. Protein-rich egg breakfasts are fluffy and delicious, plus they have staying power for busy days. Poached, scrambled, hard boiled, or over easy -- however you prefer your eggs, we have a variety of delicious egg breakfast recipes to start your day.
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