Freezer Breakfast Recipes

Red and Green Tomatillo Salsa
Introducing 19 easy, freezy breakfast recipes you'll love -- including nutty chocolate pancakes, fresh smoothies, freezer jams, and homey biscuits and gravy. Waking up to a yummy breakfast has never been easier.

Nutty Chocolate Chip Pancakes

No child -- or adult, for that matter -- will turn down breakfast in the form of chocolate pancakes. These fluffy walnut-filled cakes are perfect for lazy Sunday mornings or when kiddos have slumber parties.

Lemon-Honey Sweet Rolls

It's no secret we've got eyes for these buns. They start with golden raisin-filled rolls and finish with a quick drizzle of seriously fresh lemon glaze.

Slow-Toasted Granola

Creamy cool parfaits taste even better with homemade granola. This batch is made with honey, cinnamon, applesauce, and dates. Lock in its fresh flavor by freezing it for up to 2 months.

Berry Pancakes

No boxed pancake mix here. These very-berry pancakes are made from scratch using raspberries, blueberries, lemon juice, and easy pantry essentials. Freeze for up to 2 months. 

When it comes to pancakes, it'€™s all in the flip! Watch as our Test Kitchen expert shares her secrets to knowing when to flip and her technique for cooking this breakfast staple.

Pancakes Perfected!

See our tips for when to flip to make your best-ever pancake breakfast.

Buttermilk-Banana Waffles

Give new meaning to freezer waffles with this homemade recipe that you make, bake, freeze, and heat. A silky pour of buttermilk and chopped bananas keeps the waffle recipe extra moist. Bring on the syrup!

Berry-Rhubarb Smoothies

Slurp up cool morning goodness in the form of a rhubarb smoothie. The tart plant joins market-fresh berries to create a zingy, drinkable breakfast. Skip the sherbet for a healthier fix.

Peach-Prosciutto Cornmeal Muffins

Blushing peaches make a sunny statement alongside prosciutto in these gorgeous morning muffins. Freeze your batch up to 3 months for a delicious breakfast on any time-crunched morning.

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Pink and peppy, this strawberry freezer jam is sure to energize any sleepy morning. Crush berries, sugar, pectin, and lemon peel in a jar, and you're good to go.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Granola Bar

Why buy a package at the store when you can make DIY granola bars at home? This golden batch makes 18 bars and uses pantry ingredients like oats, pretzels, and brown sugar. Set one out to thaw each night to easily grab and go in the morning.

Cornmeal-Sage Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Sorry, Grandma -- we've got eyes for a new biscuits and gravy recipe. This one is flaky, fragrant, and can be made up to 2 months in advance. Save making the sausage gravy until just a couple of days before the big breakfast.

Raspberry-Rhubarb Waffle Topper

Sleep can wait. This candylike waffle topper will have you jumping out of bed, thanks to its perfect blend of rhubarb, raspberries, and lemon. Tip: Prepare the topper when rhubarb is at its best (mid- to late spring), then freeze to enjoy all summer long.

Creamy Green Smoothies

Hello, vitamins! This cheery green smoothie features three ingredients you'd never expect: apples, zucchini, and broccoli. A scoop of sherbet helps sweeten the freezer drink.

Watch our so-simple formula for how to make a smoothie. We break down the four ingredients you need for tasty smoothies (hint: ice isn’t one of them).

So-Easy Fruit Smoothie

Four ingredients are all you need to make this super fruity smoothie. (Hint: Ice isn't one of them.)

Good Morning Cereal Blend

Sugary cereals are out. Make a (freezable!) blend you can feel good about with this mix full of crunchy granola, sweet dried cranberries, and three kinds of whole grain cereals.

Energizing Mocha-Almond Smoothies

Skip the drive-through for your usual morning coffee and try this fresh mocha smoothie instead. Blended with rutabaga, eggplant, banana, PB, and cocoa, this cool drink has everything you'd never expect.

Apple Pie Coffee Cake

Can't choose between pie or cake? We've got you covered. This sweet-smelling breakfast combines your favorite swirly coffee cake with homey apple pie. Fork, please!

Caramel Apple Butter

One smear, and your morning pastry will never be the same. Cozy apple cider and a squeeze of lemon juice make this freezable butter irresistible.

Red and Green Tomatillo Salsa

Eggs never looked so good. Whether wrapped in a burrito or topped sunny-side up, this sassy salsa will dress your breakfast in delicious style.

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