60 Sweet, Savory, and Boozy Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

When we say brunch, we mean business.

Mike Garten

Whether the loved ones around your table favor Mexican-inspired breakfast fare or a sky-high piles of Southern comfort food, these sweet and savory recipes can't be matched. (But if you want more ideas, try one of these 70+ egg recipes!)

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Chard and Gruyère Eggs in the Hole - Christmas Breakfast
Mike Garten
Chard and Gruyère Eggs in the Hole

We've never considered eggs to be beautiful ... until now.

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strawberry cheesecake flapjacks
Mike Garten
Strawberry Cheesecake Flapjacks
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Easy No-Knead Sweetbread - Christmas Breakfast
Mike Garten
Twice-Baked Citrus-Almond Brioche

This citrusy, almond French toast will wake you right up.

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Mike Garten
Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs

Gotta have eggs? Throw some cilantro, mint, pesto and pistachios on there for good measure.

Get the recipe for Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs »

What you'll need: Ramekins ($13, )

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Banana Bread Flapjacks
Brian Woodcock
Banana Bread Flapjacks

Enjoy your favorite breakfast bread in flapjack form (a.k.a. an excuse to eat maple syrup).

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curry avocado egg toast
Mike Garten
Curry-Avocado Crispy Egg Toast

Just when you thought avocado toast couldn't be better, we added curry powder.

Get the recipe for Curry-Avocado Crispy Egg Toast »

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John Kernick
Glazed Berry Breakfast Tarts

We're never too old for a Pop-Tart, especially the homemade variety.

Get the recipe for Glazed Berry Breakfast Tarts »

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WATCH: 3 Easy Ways to Make Bacon

Bacon and brunch go to together like scrambled eggs and toast. Watch this video to learn how to make bacon perfectly time and time again.

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Spanish Potato Omelet - Christmas Breakfast
Mike Garten
Spanish Potato Omelet

Forget hash browns, this potato round omelet "crust" is way more satisfying.

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Mexican Breakfast Chilaquiles - Christmas Breakfast
Mike Garten
Mexican Breakfast Chilaquiles

These are basically nachos disguised as breakfast.

Get the recipe for Mexican Breakfast Chilaquiles »

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Crustless Quiche Lorraine - Christmas Breakfast
Mike Garten
Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Ditch the crust and double the bacon.

Get the recipe for Crustless Quiche Lorraine »

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lauren conrad brie and apple tart
Mike Garten
Lauren Conrad's Brie & Apple Tart

Here's a good dish for when you need to look fancy with minimal effort, thanks to frozen puff pastry.

Get the recipe for Lauren Conrad's Brie and Apple Tart »

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Butternut Squash-Sage Tart - Christmas Breakfasts
Con Poulos
Butternut Squash-Sage Tart

...or switch it up with frozen phyllo and roasted squash. Still fancy. Still easy.

Get the recipe for Butternut Squash-Sage Tart »

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cinnamon rolls
Dana Gallagher
Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are a non-negotiable brunch staple, and nothing beats the homemade kind.

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bacon and gruyere breakfast pie
Danielle Occhiogrosso
Bacon Gruyére Breakfast "Pie"

It's pizza for breakfast, only flakier.

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bacon cheese popovers
Mike Garten
Bacon Cheese Popovers

These guys are light, airy and porky. Basically everything we want in a breakfast pastry.

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raspberry lemon pound cake
Mike Garten
Raspberry Lemon Pound Cake

This batter is super versatile, so feel free to switch up the fruits depending on the season.

Get the recipe for Raspberry Lemon Pound Cake »

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Mike Garten
Bacon French Toast Bake

This strata tastes like one giant McGriddle, and we are not mad about it.

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Mike Garten
Fluffy Apple-Cheddar Biscuits

Once you've mastered the classic, try this melt-in-your-mouth cheddar variety.

Get the recipe for Fluffy Apple-Cheddar Biscuits »

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one bowl chocolate banana bread
Brian Woodcock
One Bowl Chocolate Banana Bread

One bowl, 20 minutes, and a warm, gooey chocolate loaf.

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Courtesy of Foodiecrush
Bloody Mary Bar

Theme your whole brunch around drinks with this DIY Bloody Mary bar.

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Grab and Go Spinach and Ham Egg Bites
Brian Woodcock
Grab and Go Spinach and Ham Egg Bakes

Look quiche, you have a mini-me!

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Mother's Day Gift Ideas - Raspberry "Cheesecake" French Toast
Mike Garten
Raspberry "Cheesecake" French Toast
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parmesan egg-in-a-hole
Brian Woodcock
Parmesan Egg-in-a-Hole

You know what they say: Everything's bigger in Texas (toast included).

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mimosa floats
Courtesy of That's What Che Said
Mimosa Floats

This cocktail has only two ingredients and one of them is ice cream.

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Green Eggs and Ham 'Wiches - Easy Healthy Breakfasts
Mike Garten
Green Eggs and Ham 'Wiches

Swirl a little pesto into your scramble for these next-level egg sandwiches.

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pimento cheese deviled eggs
Mike Garten
Pimiento-Cheese Deviled Eggs

Sometimes you need an egg appetizer before your eggs.

Get the recipe for Pimiento-Cheese Deviled Eggs »

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country ham french toast
Brian Woodcock
Country Ham French Toast

A thin slice of ham balances out the sugary-sweetness of the maple syrup.

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Courtesy of Kiran Tarun
Citrusy Champagne Sangria

Mimosa meets sangria for this pretty in pink brunch cocktail.

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smoky tater hash
Emily Kate Roemer
Smoky Tater Hash

It's frozen tater tots to the rescue.

Get the recipe for Smoky Tater Hash »

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