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Comfort Food Breakfast Recipes

Try these classic comfort food breakfast recipes, including pancakes, quiche, french toast, oatmeal, waffles, potato pancakes, biscuits and gravy, casserole, breakfast sandwiches and more.

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I turned classic breakfast sandwiches into something heartier you could have for dinner, too. We pile toppings like salsa, avocado—even mayo and ketchup—onto my homemade biscuits. —Fay Moreland, Wichita Falls, Texas
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Sour Cream Cardamom Waffles

Sour Cream Cardamom Waffles

Sour Cream Cardamom Waffles

Cardamom has such a delicate flavor. I've been making coffee cakes with this interesting spice for years, and now I found a use for it in waffles. More often than not, my family will request these waffles instead of plain ones.—Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington

Confetti Scrambled Egg Pockets

Confetti Scrambled Egg Pockets

Confetti Scrambled Egg Pockets

Dixie Terry's sunny specialty is a colorful crowd-pleaser. "My eight grandchildren often enjoy these egg-packed pitas for Saturday morning brunch...or with a light salad for supper," she informs from Goreville, Illinois.

Butterfly Pancakes

Butterfly Pancakes

Butterfly Pancakes

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
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Strawberry Cream Crepes

Strawberry Cream Crepes

Strawberry Cream Crepes

Guaranteed to impress, sensational Strawberry Cream Crepes come together easily on the stovetop—without any hard-to-find ingredients. In fact, now one will ever suspect that the delicate crepes start with a biscuit/baking mix.

Sweet Potato-Cranberry Doughnuts

Sweet Potato-Cranberry Doughnuts

Sweet Potato-Cranberry Doughnuts

I grew up near Idaho where they're famous for "spudnuts," a donut made from mashed potatoes. I reworked a recipe using sweet potatoes flecked with cranberries to come up with these doughnuts. I like to serve them for dessert. —Joni Hilton, Rocklin, California

Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches

Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches

Bacon Breakfast Sandwiches

This recipe is a standby when I need to make dinner in a snap. Our five children eat these sandwiches eagerly without complaint and agree they're better than any fast-food variety.

Apricot-Coconut French Toast

Apricot-Coconut French Toast

Apricot-Coconut French Toast

As a busy activity director in RV parks, Jean Groen of Apache Junction, Arizona recalls, “I was always looking for easy food to prepare for various functions. This breakfast dish always brought raves and recipe requests!” JEAN’S TIP: “Leftovers, if there are any, are wonderful. Just microwave them for 15 seconds per slice.”

Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

Meat and potatoes make up traditional hash. Our version uses sausage, sweet potatoes and sometimes, a little salsa. Sometimes we have it for dinner, too. —Christy Scott Campbell, Blooming Grove, Texas

Brunch Hash & Egg Bake

Brunch Hash & Egg Bake

Brunch Hash & Egg Bake

When my kids were growing up, I was cooking for eight. I couldn't conveniently fry eggs for eight, so I devised this recipe that became a family favorite. Mild and salty feta cheese is my favorite for the dish, but shredded cheddar or Parmesan work, too. —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia

Overnight Yeast Waffles

Overnight Yeast Waffles

Overnight Yeast Waffles

Starting the day with an appealing, hearty breakfast is certainly a step in the right direction when you're trying to follow a healthy eating plan. These waffles are so good that I even freeze them for breakfast on busy mornings.—Mary Balcomb, Florence, Oregon

Yeast Pancakes

Yeast Pancakes

Yeast Pancakes

These tender and golden pancakes from Dorothy Smith of El Dorado, Arkansas are a little thicker than traditional versions, so they make a substantial breakfast. Be sure to make plenty, because the leftovers can be used in the unique recipes that follow.
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