Our Best Make-Ahead Breakfasts

Let’s face it — there isn’t always time to cook in the morning. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a comforting, homemade meal. With these make-ahead recipes, it’s easy to serve up everything from cheesy egg bakes to fluffy Belgian waffles. All it takes is a little bit of planning!

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Make-Ahead Spinach and Mushroom Breakfast Sandwiches

When you’re on the go but still want to enjoy breakfast — these egg and spinach sandwiches do the trick. Bake the eggs and the English muffins beforehand and assemble the sandwiches before storing them in the freezer.

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Cinnamon-Pecan Pancake Breakfast Casserole

Pancakes galore! This recipe calls for stacks and stacks of pancakes...in one, single baking dish.

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Overnight Oats

This is the ultimate make-ahead breakfast. Everyone gets their own individual jar — that they can customize with their favorite flavors, mix-ins and toppings.

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Cheesy Kale Breakfast Casserole

Molly uses some of our favorite cheeses — mozzarella, gruyere and swiss — to (deliciously) hides the super-nutritious kale that's packed into every bite of this savory breakfast bake.

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Overnight Belgian Waffles

The secret to quick, homemade Belgian waffles? Make the batter the night before!

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Doughnut Casserole

Thought doughnuts couldn’t get any better? Wait until you try them baked into a sweet breakfast casserole! Better yet, you can store the unbaked casserole in your freezer for up to a month — so you’ve always got a ready-to-bake breakfast on hand.

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Ready-To-Go Egg Bites

The best part of these light and fluffy egg bites? You can add anything to them. Ree opts for spicy chorizo and grated Monterey Jack cheese but crumbled bacon or sausage, Cheddar cheese and diced veggies all work well, too.

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Totally Tasty Overnight French Toast

An easy and delicious way to feed your family when you're short on time. Prep the night before and pop into the oven the next morning for fresh, fluffy, golden-brown French toast for all!

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Bacon, Egg and Cheese Turnovers

Molly packs all the best breakfast foods — like bacon, eggs and cheese — into one delicious bite with her puff pastry turnovers.

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Frozen Yogurt Bark

Transform your average yogurt cup into a ready-made breakfast that you can eat on the go. Ree loads her 'bark' up with coconut flakes, sunflower seeds and fruit but you can use whatever you like and have on hand.

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Eggs Benedict Casserole 

Bring a popular brunch favorite to your family table — in a big batch so that everyone can enjoy!

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Caramelized Onion and Breakfast Sausage Strata

The secret to this no-fuss family meal is the Muenster. It’s super-melty, covering every bite of this rich, sausage-and-onion strata with crave-worthy, cheesy goodness.

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Very Berry Croissants

These make-ahead and freezer friendly croissants are the solution for busy mornings and hungry kids. Whip up a batch ahead of time and store them in the freezer. Then, all you have to do in the morning is bake them.

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Keto Breakfast Casserole

This colorful, flavor-packed egg-and-cheese casserole is perfect if you (or someone in your family) is following the keto diet. It’s delicious — and feeds a crowd!

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Freezer Breakfast Panini

Make a big batch of Ree’s special breakfast paninis and you've got breakfast for weeks! All you have to do in the morning is reheat.

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Slow-Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Roll out of bed and wake up to this loaded casserole with layers of hash browns, bacon, sausage, tomatoes and chiles.

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Berry French Toast Casserole

This sweet French toast recipe takes all the work out of breakfast. Soak all your slices of bread in a baking dish the night before and bake together as a casserole, rather than standing over the stove flipping individual pieces of toast!

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Sausage-and-Cheese Pancake Breakfast Casserole

This one-dish breakfast casserole combines the best of sweet and savory breakfast dishes. You’ll never have to choose between sausage or pancakes again!

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