15 Quick & Easy Thanksgiving Breakfast Ideas

updated Oct 6, 2021
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The last thing anyone wants to think about come Thanksgiving Day is what to do for breakfast. You’ve got enough on your mind. But especially if you have family staying with you, it’s a real consideration. So we gathered together a few quick and easy ideas for the big day.

Many of these recipes are simple enough to pull off in the morning, even if you’re busy peeling potatoes or preparing to get the turkey in the oven. Others lean on the time you have the night before. Toss a few things in the slow cooker or assemble them in a casserole dish and breakfast on Thursday morning is as easy as can be, no matter how many mouths you might be feeding. Here are 15 of our favorite Thanksgiving breakfast ideas.

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The Easiest Frittata
As long as you have a few vegetables and some eggs on hand, you can have a frittata on the table in about 20 minutes.
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Cinnamon Sugar Dutch Baby Casserole
This casserole Dutch baby pancake is baked in a 9x13 dish, gilded with cinnamon-sugar, and is nearly effortless to pull off.
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Vegetable Breakfast Hash
Made with red pepper, sweet potatoes, broccoli, and eggs, this breakfast hash is as colorful as it is feel good.
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Slow Cooker Creamy Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal
The slow cooker does all the work in this hearty, ultra cozy oatmeal recipe.
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Make-Ahead Spinach and Feta Egg Casserole
Filled with leafy spinach and chunks of crumbled feta, and laced with fresh dill, this egg casserole will remind you of spanakopita.
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Crispy, Buttery Banana Bread Pancakes
Here's everything you love about banana bread in a light and fluffy pancake recipe.
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Slow Cooker Sausage and Spinach Breakfast Casserole
Thanks to the slow cooker, you can wake up to a hearty sausage and spinach egg casserole that will serve a crowd.
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Morning Glory Overnight Oats
Inspired by the hearty muffins of the same name, tender soaked oats are mixed with apple, carrot, and walnuts for a wholesome, make-ahead breakfast.
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Apple-Cinnamon French Toast Casserole
Make this cinnamon and apple French toast casserole the night before and enjoy it fuss free in the morning. Apple butter in the custard is the trick!
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Breakfast Strata with Spinach and Gruyère
This hearty vegetarian breakfast strata is packed with Gruyere and spinach and baked until puffed and golden.
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The Easiest Pancakes Ever
A one-bowl recipe that requires just six pantry ingredients and is ready in 30 minutes or less.
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Banana Chocolate Chip Crumb Muffins
Mixed with chocolate chips and topped with a buttery, cinnamon-spiced crumb topping, these banana crumb muffins rival anything you'd buy at the bakery.
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Broccoli Quiche
This easy 5-ingredient broccoli quiche is made with crisp-tender broccoli and a blend of Cheddar and mozzarella cheeses.
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Pumpkin Spice French Toast
This recipe is everything you love about Starbucks' iconic pumpkin spice latte transformed into a quick and easy French toast recipe. It comes together in less than 20 minutes and is seasoned with warm pumpkin pie spice and a dash of espresso powder to make it taste just like the real deal.
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Spinach and Feta Frittata
This classic spinach and feta frittata is made with fresh greens, cheese, and dill, and is just as delicious straight from the oven as it is chilled.
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