Rise and Shine with These Perfect New Year’s Day Brunch Recipes

Are you still recovering from the New Year’s Eve party and looking for some delicious brunch recipes to kick start your day? Look no further! We have curated a list of mouth-watering dishes that are perfect for a lazy morning on January 1st.

Homemade Cranberry Orange Bread

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Easy cranberry orange bread with orange glaze is moist, tasty, flavorful, and sharp. It has the right amount of tart from the fresh cranberries, the sweetness of the orange juice, and flavors from the zest. No mixer required!

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Yogurt Parfaits in Granola Cups

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Enjoy yogurt parfait in these delicious homemade granola cups. Top them with your favorite topping to make this an easy brunch appetizer or side dish!

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Cheesy Spinach Quiche with Cherry Tomatoes

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Quiche is the perfect brunch main dish that is both filling and flavorful. This version with spinach and cherry tomatoes adds a pop of color and freshness to the dish.

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French Toast Casserole

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This French toast casserole is challah bread soaked in a sweet custard mixture then topped with brown sugar streusel and baked to perfection.

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Breakfast Casserole with Bacon

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This breakfast casserole with bacon is loaded with eggs, cheese and potatoes, then finished with an avocado and tomato topping.

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Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast Casserole

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This easy Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast Casserole comes together using only 7 simple ingredients! Combining biscuits with breakfast sausage, eggs, white peppered gravy, and cheese, this hearty meal is a must try! Perfect for Holidays, gatherings, and/or weekend breakfasts!

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Silver Dollar Pancakes

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Silver Dollar Mini Pancakes are easy, fluffy, and perfect for breakfast or brunch any day! Made with the same ingredients as classic Buttermilk Pancakes except these are MINI and the size of a silver dollar.

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Deviled Eggs with Turkey Bacon

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Elevate your classic deviled eggs by adding crispy turkey bacon on top. These bite-sized appetizers are the perfect way to start off your brunch.

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Chicken and Waffles

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles is the ultimate in Southern Brunch food! Lightly breaded, crispy, and crunchy buttermilk fried chicken is the perfect topper for delectable crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside buttermilk waffles. Your family is sure to smile when you serve up this down-home style dish.

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Easy Oven Cooked Bacon

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This easy oven-cooked bacon recipe can be scaled to feed a crowd. It is low mess and keeps your hands free to do other things while the bacon cooks.

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Cinnamon Roll Donuts

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These soft and fluffy cinnamon roll donuts are baked, not fried, and have the ultimate cinnamon roll flavor!

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Muffins are a classic brunch dish that are easy to make. Here are our favorite muffin recipes:

Get Inspired for the New Year with These Ideas

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Planning a New Year’s Party? Be sure to check out our other guides:



  • Ali Van Straten

    Ali Van Straten is the founder and journalist of Champagne and Coffee Stains. She is a Peloton expert, certified running coach and certified nutrition coach. Champagne and Coffee Stains provides information and resources on Peloton Interactive, running and recipes.

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