Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles: 12 Easy Southern Breakfast Recipes

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor,

Marvelous Monte Cristo CasseroleBreakfast truly is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't mean that you should break you back trying to get it on the table. Our collection of Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles: 12 Easy Southern Breakfast Recipes helps to make mornings a breeze by providing you a series of breakfast recipes that can all be prepared at night. After chilling in the refrigerator overnight, all of these amazing breakfast casseroles will be ready to bake. All you have to do is roll out of bed and throw them in your oven! These make-ahead breakfast casseroles are particularly great for holidays, such as Christmas, Easter, and Mother's Day.

Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles:
12 Easy Southern Breakfast Recipes

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Savory Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles

Easy Sauasge and Egg Breakfast CasseroleJust-Like Cracker Barrel Ham and Egg Casserole

Christmas Morn Casserole - This breakfast casserole may have "Christmas" in the title, but it's well-suited to any special occasion breakfast. Preparing this casserole at night means that your holiday morning will be as stress-free as possible.

Easy Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole (pictured above, left) - Sometimes the simplest breakfast recipes taste the best. This recipe for Easy Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole combines basic ingredients to make a satisfying breakfast bake.

Just Like Cracker Barrel Ham and Egg Casserole (pictured above, right) - Make your morning extra-special by preparing a restaurant-style meal for breakfast. Make this recipe for Just Like Cracker Barrel Ham and Egg Casserole instead of going out for breakfast.

Loaded Overnight Breakfast CasseroleOvernight Sausage Egg Casserole

Loaded Overnight Breakfast Casserole (pictured above, left) - This Loaded Overnight Breakfast Casserole is bursting with all of the vegetables you could possibly want. Using croissants instead of regular bread helps to give this breakfast casserole a decadent feel that is perfect for a special occasion.

Marvelous Monte Cristo Casserole - If you love the combination of flavors in a Monte Cristo sandwich, then we guarantee that you will enjoy this recipe for Marvelous Monte Cristo Casserole.

English Muffin Egg Casserole - If you love stopping for a fast food breakfast sandwich in the morning, then you will love this English Muffin Egg Casserole. This easy breakfast recipe is made by combining all of the ingredients you normally find in a breakfast sandwich.

Overnight Sausage Egg Casserole (pictured above, right) - Eggs, cheese, sausage, and potatoes combine to make this Overnight Sausage Egg Casserole. Everyone will be glad to see this egg casserole on the breakfast table.

Check out 7 Southern Breakfast Ideas: Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipes & More for more breakfast inspiration.

Sweet Breakfast Casserole Recipes

Baked French Toast CasserolePioneer Woman-Inspired Cinnamon Rolls

Baked French Toast Casserole - Our test kitchen-approved recipe for Baked French Toast Casserole makes for a sweet and satisfying breakfast any day of the year. This is one of the best breakfast recipes you will ever make. 

Overnight Refrigerator Cinnamon Rolls - This recipe for Overnight Refrigerator Cinnamon Rolls comes together quickly before rising in the refrigerator overnight.

Overnight Sweet Rolls - Making these Overnight Sweet Rolls is a cinch because this recipe calls for store-bought convenience items, such as frozen rolls and pudding mix. You will sleep soundly knowing that these sweet rolls will be resting and rising in the refrigerator overnight.

Pioneer Woman-Inspired Cinnamon Rolls - Everyone will be impressed when you make these Pioneer Woman-Inspired Cinnamon Rolls for breakfast. Orange marmalade and maple syrup are the two secret ingredients that make these cinnamon rolls particularly delectable.

Slow Cooker Eggnog French Toast - This festive Slow Cooker Eggnog French Toast is a great breakfast casserole recipe to make for Christmas or New Year's Day breakfast.


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