Thanksgiving Breakfast Recipes

Find delicious breakfast treats for Thanksgiving that your family will love. Get recipes that'll feed a houseful of holiday guests, too!

Staff Picks

Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 387
Mmm mmm good! This is a must do for every holiday in my household, or just when you have guests overnight! Can be made with egg substitute, skim milk and turkey sausage to make it healthier!

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Kelsandra's Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Rating: 4 stars 95
Spiced pumpkin dough with a sugary sweet filling and a sweet glaze topping.

Easy Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Rating: 5 stars 13
This recipe is so easy to make. My family just loves this recipe. Once I bake them they stay around for only a day! I have never found a good recipe for cranberries, but I absolutely love this one. I hope you will too!

Chef John's Pumpkin Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 336
This basic pancake recipe turns into a delicious holiday breakfast simply by adding pumpkin and some fall spices!
Chef John
By Chef John

Cranberry Orange Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 23
A different take on sticky cinnamon rolls! I like to frost these cranberry buns with a simple vanilla glaze, but feel free to use any kind of icing you like!

Pumpkin French Toast Bake

Rating: 4.5 stars 272
"Absolute favorite. Going to be a family tradition for every holiday!" – fancyjax

Chef John's Sweet Potato Muffins

Rating: 4.5 stars 71
Instead of sweet potato pie (which I'm not that fond of), I made sweet potato muffins and I was thrilled with the results. Muffin or cupcake? Frosted or unfrosted? Doesn't matter--these really are fantastic.

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
Rich and creamy pumpkin spice hot chocolate is a great treat for a fall day, quiet evening, or to share with friends and family!

Pumpkin Pie French Toast

Rating: 4.5 stars 131
This pumpkin spice French toast makes a delicious holiday breakfast. It's a wonderful spin on traditional French toast that measures up for any pumpkin pie lover. Serve with warmed maple syrup!

Sweet Potato and Black Pepper Biscuits

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
Sweet and peppery biscuits, great for ham sandwiches with a little honey mustard. You can substitute pumpkin or winter squash for the sweet potato.

Inspiration and Ideas

15 Fall Coffee Cakes
These top-rated recipes showcase pumpkin, apples, and cranberries along with cinnamon and streusel.
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Baked Apple Roses
Rating: 4.5 stars 155

Simple, pretty pastries made with rose-shaped apple slices on puff pastry.