30+ Easy Breakfast Ideas

Keep things simple in the morning by making one of these easy breakfast ideas! This collection includes many tasty breakfast recipes that are either quick, require few ingredients, or are simple to prepare!

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Collage of easy breakfast ideas

Quick and Easy breakfast ideas

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day! Well, breakfast foods in general are. 😉

Whether you eat breakfast in the morning or have breakfast for dinner (AKA “brinner”), I’ve put together a list of my favorite easy breakfast recipes (that are quick too!)

More often than not, we don’t have time in the morning to make a fancy breakfast—especially on weekdays before school! Fortunately, many breakfast foods can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge or freezer to make a busy morning easier. See the individual recipes for more information.

Easy Baked Breakfast

Easy Baked Breakfast

Breakfast bakes are hearty and easy to throw together. Many of them can be prepped the night before and put in the oven to bake in the morning. Here are some of our favorites:

Crockpot Breakfast Casserole Recipe
A tasty make-ahead crockpot breakfast casserole that you NEED in your life. It's great for feeding a crowd or just your family on a weekend morning! All your favorite flavors of breakfast in one easy dish.
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe
This cinnamon roll cake takes your favorite breakfast treat and puts it in cake form. With buttery cinnamon swirls and a sweet glaze, this cake is sure to be a new favorite!
Total Time: 36 minutes
4.94 from 47 votes
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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe
Filled with bacon, sausage, cheese and more - this Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is sure to be your next go-to breakfast dish. It's easy, delicious and sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Total Time: 50 minutes
5 from 14 votes
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French Toast Casserole Recipe
This super delicious overnight French Toast Bake recipe takes French toast to a whole new level! Pieces of sourdough bread covered in an egg mixture, topped with cinnamon sugar, and baked to perfection! This easy French toast casserole is the ultimate holiday or weekend breakfast!!
Total Time: 1 hour
4.94 from 152 votes
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Crescent Roll Sausage Bake Recipe
Crescent Roll Sausage Bake - only 3 ingredients!! It has a crispy crescent outer layer filled with your favorite sausage and cream cheese. It's the perfect breakfast recipe!
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 6 votes
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Biscuit Egg Casserole Recipe
A delicious Biscuit Egg Casserole recipe filled with biscuits, cheese, eggs and sausage, and takes only minutes to throw together! This breakfast casserole is a family favorite for weekends and holidays!
Total Time: 30 minutes
4.81 from 41 votes
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Baked Egg Casserole Recipe
Baked  eggs are your new breakfast best friend! It takes only minutes to whip up, and it comes out perfectly cheesy and delicious every time.
Total Time: 1 hour
5 from 8 votes
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Easy Classic Breakfast Recipes

easy Breakfast recipes {CLASSICS}

You can’t go wrong with an easy classic dish paired with a simple side.

Buttermilk Waffle Recipe
What's better than a big, fluffy waffle first thing in the morning? Almost nothing! These buttermilk waffles are your new favorite breakfast recipe—everyone will love them!
Total Time: 20 minutes
5 from 20 votes
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German Pancake Recipe
German Pancakes - a breakfast family favorite recipe we love to make! They're EASY and light and fluffy too!!
Total Time: 20 minutes
4.9 from 39 votes
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Fluffy Pancake Recipe
Waking up to a big stack of fluffy pancakes it THE BEST! This recipe is foolproof for the best pancakes in the world!
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 19 votes
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French Toast Recipe
Is there anything better than fluffy french toast topped with syrup, fresh berries, and dusted with powdered sugar? You are going to love this classic breakfast recipe!
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Breakfast Tacos Recipe
Who doesn't want a delicious taco for breakfast? Some eggs, bacon, cheese, and hash browns all in a soft mini tortilla! These Breakfast Tacos will become your morning mealtime hero!
5 from 7 votes
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Easy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
Delicious One Hour Cinnamon Rolls with homemade cream cheese frosting. These rolls are super soft and result in a quick, mouth-watering cinnamon treat that is delicious any morning or holiday.
Total Time: 1 hour
4.9 from 49 votes
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Breakfast Burrito Recipe
Looking for a great on-the-go hot breakfast? Try these breakfast burritos! Load them up with all your favorite fixings, and even make them ahead of time for a quick and easy morning meal!
5 from 9 votes
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Biscuits and Gravy Recipe
This CLASSIC Biscuits and Gravy recipe is one everyone knows and loves! Delicious buttery biscuits smothered in a homemade sausage gravy! It only takes a few simple ingredients and is perfect for breakfast (dinner) or a holiday morning!
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 18 votes
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Coffee Cake Recipe
The BEST and EASIEST Coffee Cake Recipe! It's moist, delicious and perfect for showers, breakfast and holiday celebrations!
Total Time: 30 minutes
4.88 from 273 votes
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Easy Breakfast Side Dishes

EASY BREAKFAST SIDE DISHES

We all love the sides that come with some of the more classic breakfast recipes, and all of the recipes below are delicious AND simple!

Breakfast Potatoes Recipe
Hot and steamy potatoes, seasoned with a handful of simple seasonings, and baked to crispy perfection!
Total Time: 35 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Eggs and Potatoes Recipe
Baked Cheddar Eggs and Potatoes - the best way to make breakfast! It's full of flavor, cheese and all your favorite breakfast foods.
Total Time: 21 minutes
5 from 2 votes
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Oven Bacon Recipe
Once you try cooking bacon in the oven, you'll never do it any other way. No grease splatters, easy cleanup, and it cooks perfectly even and crispy!
Total Time: 23 minutes
5 from 6 votes
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Scrambled Eggs Recipe
Easy and delicious scrambled eggs never go out of style! This recipe is fluffy, filling, and flavorful and perfect for breakfast or fillers in breakfast tacos and burritos!
Total Time: 9 minutes
5 from 12 votes
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Breakfast Sausage Recipe
Homemade breakfast sausage is so easy to whip up in your kitchen and will taste 100% better than anything you'll find in the freezer section at the grocery store!
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 7 votes
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Chorizo and Eggs Recipe
Spicy and rich chorizo and eggs makes the yummiest breakfast to start your day! Serve them with tortillas or use it in breakfast burritos and tacos.
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 10 votes
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Fruit Salad Recipe
A fresh fruit salad that makes the perfect side dish to any meal! Colorful, healthy, delicious, and filled with all your favorite fruits!
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Hash Brown Recipe
A breakfast just isn't complete without a delicious side of golden hash browns! Never made them? Read this post for the easy how-to!
Total Time: 18 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Easy on the Go Breakfast

Easy on the go breakfast

These easy breakfast ideas are great to have on hand so you can just grab and go on a busy morning.

Homemade Pop Tarts Recipe
Delicious Homemade Pop Tarts - they're easier to make than you think and can be customized based off of your favorite fillings and frosting!
Total Time: 50 minutes
5 from 11 votes
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Toad in the Hole Recipe
Toasted bread with an egg cooked into the middle - This Toad in the hole recipe is a breakfast classic that is simple and perfect for any morning.
5 from 6 votes
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Blueberry Muffins Recipe
These soft, delicious Blueberry Muffins are simple and perfect for breakfast, snack or after-school treat. They're filled with blueberries and topped with coarse sugar making them irresistible.
Total Time: 45 minutes
4.9 from 19 votes
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Apple Cinnamon Muffin Recipe
These apple cinnamon muffins are moist, tender and filled with a delicious apple cinnamon flavor. With chunks of apples and a cinnamon sugar topping - they're perfect for breakfast or a delicious snack. 
Total Time: 45 minutes
4.93 from 13 votes
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Egg Muffin Recipe
These Healthy Egg Muffins are super simple and delicious! Add cheese, meat and veggies to make these tasty breakfast muffins or customize them with your favorite ingredients. They're not only great for breakfast but also for snacks and lunch!
Total Time: 20 minutes
4.91 from 11 votes
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Best Green Smoothie Recipe
YUMMY green smoothie. Recipe includes pineapples, spinach, strawberries, & bananas.
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
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Breakfast Sandwich Recipe
Quick and simple breakfast sandwiches to make your morning rush a little smoother. Egg, cheese, sausage, and bacon in the middle of a fluffy English muffin.
5 from 3 votes
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Chocolate Muffin Recipe
Chocolate muffins loaded with semisweet chocolate chips and dark chocolate chunks, then topped with more chocolate chips and sprinkles.
Total Time: 30 minutes
5 from 15 votes
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Egg Cup Recipe
Simple Cheesy Breakfast Bites - a crescent roll bottom with eggs, bacon and cheese on top! The perfect bite size muffins for breakfast or brunch!
Total Time: 26 minutes
4.78 from 9 votes
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