Treat your guests to a scrumptious homemade brunch, complete with pancakes, breakfast sandwiches and French toast. Whether they’re for a special occasion, holiday or just to surprise your family, these recipes will make any breakfast or brunch extra special.
“Sweetened sour cream and fruit pie filling add flavor and richness to these pretty Fruit Pancake Roll-Ups,” says Wendy Moylan of Crystal Lake, Illinois. “They're tasty for brunch…or dessert.”
Field editor Debbie White of Williamson, West Virginia puts ever-popular ingredients into a pastry crust for her appealing "pizza pie." She writes, "There's seldom a slice left when I serve Pepperoni Pizza Quiche to family or company."
“A friend gave me this Caramelized Bacon Twists recipe to use at a bridal shower brunch, and the sweet chewy bacon strips were a big hit,” shares Jane Paschke from Duluth, Minnesota. Lining the pan with foil before baking helps cut down on cleanup.
Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin turns convenient canned fruit into something special with cinnamon, cloves, rosemary and lemon juice. With its festive flavor, Spiced Fruit is perfect for a holiday brunch.
“I've been baking these classic Baked Ham 'N' Cheddar Sandwiches for breakfast for just over 30 years,” says Rita Bertino of Vineland, New Jersey. “My family really likes them, so I make this often.”
If you're looking to bring a little variety to breakfast, try this effortless Omelet with Cheese Sauce from Joan Enerson from Waupaca, Wisconsin. "The cheesy sauce is easy to make, and the green chilies really jazz up the omelet," she writes.
Field editor Flo Burtnett of Gage, Oklahoma, lightens up her golden Crispy French Toast with egg substitute and skim milk, then flavors it with orange juice, vanilla and a dash of nutmeg. The cornflake coating adds a fun crunch.