Christmas is almost here! In just a few short days, we will be enjoying family, friends, gifts and of course great food! Whether it’s a grand brunch or just breakfast in  front of the tree…we have some yummy ideas for you!

We are going to begin with the ooey-gooey, delicious Caramel Pecan French Toast! This recipe is perfect for Christmas morning or any special occasion, it goes together in a snap the night before, making it super easy to pop in the oven, bake and serve.

The caramel mixture with the pecans is a perfect blend…not too sweet with a hint of maple and cinnamon flavor.

We have several others Christmas Breakfast Recipes for you too…

Christmas Breakfast Main Dishes

Christmas Breakfast Fruit

Christmas Breakfast Doughnuts and Rolls

Christmas Breakfast Muffins

Christmas Breakfast Bread & Coffee Cake

Christmas Breakfast Drinks

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Caramel Pecan French Toast

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  • Total Time: 35 minutes


Make-Ahead breakfast that goes together in a snap. Rich cinnamon, pecan and maple flavors. Recipe from Adapted from Betty Crocker




  • 1 cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 cup pecan halves

French Toast

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk or half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 slices French bread, cut 3/4 inch thick diagonally


  1. Spray a 13×9 glass dish with cooking spray
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the topping ingredients except pecans
  3. Cook, stirring constantly until smooth, do not boil
  4. Pour mixture into baking dish, and sprinkle with pecans
  5. In a shallow bowl, combine french toast ingredients except bread
  6. Cut bread and dip each slice into the egg mixture letting it soak up a bit
  7. Lay on top of pecans
  8. Cover with plastic wrap and place in fridge for 8 hours or overnight
  9. To Bake: uncover and let sit on counter about 15 minutes
  10. Bake at 400 Degrees for about 20-25 minutes or until bread is golden and bubbly
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes

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