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

Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Rating: 4.81 stars
This recipe makes 2 full-sized loaves of tender, spicy quick bread.

Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole

Rating: 4.59 stars
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: 4.05 stars
I made these up for a friend who loves pumpkin. I looked at a few pumpkin pie recipes and tried to include some of the same ingredients. Here is the delicious result.

Easy Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Rating: 4.78 stars
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: 4.51 stars
This basic pancake recipe turns into a delicious holiday breakfast simply by adding pumpkin and some fall spices!

Cranberry Orange Rolls

Rating: 4.26 stars
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: 4.26 stars
"Absolute favorite. Going to be a family tradition for every holiday!" – fancyjax

Chef John's Sweet Potato Muffins

Rating: 4.7 stars
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: 4.44 stars
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: 4.46 stars
A delicious holiday breakfast. It's a wonderful spin on traditional french toast that measures up for any pumpkin pie lover. Serve warm with warmed maple syrup!

Sweet Potato and Black Pepper Biscuits

Rating: 4.67 stars
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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This year, why not kick off Turkey Day with a meal instead of waiting all day for it?

Cranberry Orange Bread

Rating: 4.62 stars

This cranberry orange bread is great for breakfast or a snack. You can also make muffins; just spoon the batter into greased muffin cups and bake at 375 degrees F (190 C) for 15 to 20 minutes.