Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes

Make morning meal time a breeze with quick and easy breakfast recipes, including baked eggs, pastries, sticky buns and more top-rated favorites.

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Easy Breakfast Ideas You’ll Love

From grab-and-go options like overnight oats and breakfast cookies to indulgent treats like fluffy buttermilk pancakes and strawberry cheesecake stuffed French toast, I’ve rounded up a selection of recipes that are as delicious as they are effortless. So say goodbye to breakfast stress and hello to a delicious start to your day!

Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Without Yeast: Cinnamon rolls without yeast? Count me in! They’re pillowy soft, loaded with buttery-cinnamony goodness and slathered with a tangy cream cheese frosting.

Cheesy Hash Brown Cups with Baked Eggs: Mix up the fillings with your favorite cheeses, chopped veggies or even diced ham for the ultimate morning meal. They take minutes to make and are also freezer-friendly!

Cheesy Baked Egg Boats: Grab your omelette fillings of choice and pile them into a hollowed-out loaf of bread for an easy, cheesy update on eggs and toast!

5-Ingredient Strawberry Breakfast Pastries: The beauty of these pastries is they can be customized year-round depending on which fruit is at its peak. So grab whatever fruit is in season for these bakery-worthy treats starring flaky pastry and tangy cream cheese filling.

Healthy Breakfast Cookies: These soft and chewy cookies are loaded when it comes to protein, fiber and potassium. Gone is the flour, and in its place is a medley of peanut butter (or your favorite nut butter!), oats, bananas, dried fruit and chopped nuts.

Healthy Overnight Oats with Chia: Make mornings a breeze with this grab-and-go favorite perfect for topping with yogurt and fresh fruit.

Easy Pecan Monkey Bread: This quick-fix recipe turns store-bought biscuits into a breakfast winner by layering sticky-sweet caramel and crunchy pecans in every bite.

Ham and Cheese Egg Cups: All you need is three simple ingredients for this protein-packed breakfast that’s perfect for busy weekday mornings, holiday entertaining or lazy weekend brunches.

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake: Grab whatever fruit is in season for this extra-moist vanilla coffee cake that’s guaranteed to make breakfast (and brunch) a whole lot better.

Blueberry Cream Cheese Pastries: These handheld sweets star buttery puff pastry topped with lemony cream cheese and juicy blueberries (or swap in your choice of fruit!).

Sour Cream Strawberry Scones: These light and tender pastries are loaded with juicy berries and chocolate chunks.

Baked Oatmeal Cups: These handheld breakfast bites are freezer-friendly and can be reheated in a mere minute.

Fruit and Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries: Grab whatever fruit is in season for these bakery-worthy treats that will be on your breakfast table in 30 minutes or less.

The Ultimate Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich: Fried eggs, smashed avocado, juicy tomato, peppery arugula, crispy bacon and melted cheddar cheese.

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Toast Cups: These handheld cups take less than 30 minutes to make and can be loaded up with all your fave omelette fillings.

The Ultimate Egg Sandwich: My secret to the ultimate egg sandwich? Strawberry jam! It lends a critical sweet note to balance out the savory elements. Don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tasted it!

Easy Cinnamon French Toast Sticks: Dunkable bread batons soaked in cinnamon-vanilla custard then cooked until golden. Dip and dunk ‘em in warm maple syrup for the ultimate breakfast!

Quick Sheet Pan Pancakes: They’re light, fluffy and perfect for feeding a hungry crowd in minutes.

Quick and Easy Breakfast Bruschetta: Scrambled eggs, buttery toast, smashed avocado and diced veggies.

Bacon Pancake Dippers: Light and fluffy pancakes plus crispy bacon join forces, and all that’s left for you to do is dip and dunk them in warm maple syrup. It’s a sweet and salty combo that’s hard to beat!

Easy Homemade Glazed Doughnut Holes: There’s no yeast or proofing in this recipe, which makes it super quick to prep. The result is warm, pillowy doughnut holes dunked in a silky-smooth vanilla glaze.

Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls: Pizza dough brushed with butter, sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, and drizzled with vanilla glaze? Count me in! They’re light, fluffy and come together in minutes.

Quinoa Breakfast Bowls: Hearty quinoa stars in this make-ahead masterpiece, which can be customized with toppings to suit taste buds of all ages. It’s quick, creamy and a great alternative to oatmeal.

Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins: They’re high in protein and low in carbs. Bake up a batch of these easy egg cups and stash any extras in the freezer for a healthy, 60-second morning meal. Best of all? You can customize the fillings and toppings to suit your tastes.

Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Waffles: This recipe embodies every element of absolutely perfect waffles: light and airy in texture, slightly crispy around the edges, insanely moist, and most importantly, studded with mini chocolate chips for a touch of sweetness.

Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls: Any variety of bread works well in this recipe template, from pretzel rolls to ciabatta rolls, as well as any type of cheese.

Strawberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast: Just imagine your favorite slice of strawberry cheesecake tucked inside a vanilla custard-battered bread pocket that’s pan-fried until golden brown then drizzled with maple syrup.

The Best Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing: The sweet and tangy dressing pairs perfectly with whatever fruit is in season.

Muffin Tin Granola Cups: Grab your fave filling for these crunchy bowls-o-oats then top ‘em off with any fruit imaginable. They’re also easy to customize with whatever seeds and nuts you have in your pantry. No chia seeds? Skip ‘em! Prefer almonds? Swap ‘em in!

Mini Sour Cream Doughnut Muffins: This quick-fix recipe stars a sour cream muffin batter that’s baked into poppable mini muffins that are rolled in cinnamon-sugar.

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  1. The Ultimate Egg Sandwich.. OH MY! I love these recipes and uses to make them a couple times a week. With time being an issue as of late, and a slight change of diet I started taking overnight oats as I left!

  2. Quick? QUICK?! You … Ok i see no things quick haha…though some beautiful ideas to use when I’m not SUPER late. :)

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