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12 Contest-Winning Breakfast-for-Dinner Recipes

We asked readers to submit their best rise-and-shine dishes that taste just as good at suppertime. These are the dishes that delighted our taste panel and made us want to eat breakfast all over again.

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Grand Prize: Lemon Blackberry Tortilla French Toast

This twist on crepes is tart-sweet with a creamy lemon filling and juicy blackberries. Think of this as a cross between thin French toast, light crepes and crispy quesadillas. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois
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Sweet Potato Dutch Baby With Praline Syrup Exps Tohas19 164829 E04 18 6b 2

First Place: Sweet Potato Dutch Baby with Praline Syrup

This recipe reminds me of my favorite Dutch baby breakfast from when I was a child. It's a perfect comfort dish morning or evening. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida
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Cheddar Butternut Squash Clafoutis Exps Tohas19 238390 E04 17 6b 2

Second Place: Cheddar-Butternut Squash Clafoutis

I came up with this savory version of the classic French dessert clafoutis and shared it for dinner with a salad. My friends loved it, but in the end I could have eaten the whole pan myself while dreaming of being in Paris with every scrumptious bite. —Joseph A. Sciascia, San Mateo, California
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Third Place: Apple Pie Ricotta Waffles

I had apples and ricotta cheese to use up, so instead of making a pie I decided to do something different. The result was these fluffy, tender waffles with just a hint of sweetness. —Teri Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan
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Bacon Pot Pie  Exps Tohas19 236631 E04 17 5b 5

Runner Up: Bacon Pot Pie

I love the combination of bacon and cheese. Add some veggies and a homemade flaky pie crust and you have a comforting Sunday night meal or a cozy, filling breakfast. —Ashley Hudd, Holton, Michigan
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Pepperoni And Sausage Deep Dish Pizza Quiche Exps Tohas19 238367 E04 17 4b 4

Runner Up: Pepperoni & Sausage Deep-Dish Pizza Quiche

I have to say, even though I love to cook and bake, quiche is a dish I don't make often. One day I was inspired to make quiche that would be delicious for both breakfast and dinner—pizza is always the answer. —Donna Chesney, Naples, Florida
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Sausage And Eggs Over Cheddar Parmesan Grits  Exps Tohas19 237932 E04 17 7b 10

Runner Up: Sausage & Eggs Over Cheddar-Parmesan Grits

These creamy grits topped with Italian sausage, peppers, onions and a fried egg are total comfort food and perfect for brunch or dinner. They are easy to put together and will satisfy a hungry crew. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas
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Savory Mustard Chicken And Stuffing Waffles Exps Tohas19 236186 E04 18 2b 3

Runner Up: Savory Mustard Chicken & Stuffing Waffles

Adding mustard to the chicken coating adds a tang that's amazing with the savory waffles and sweet maple syrup. —John Ginn, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Shakshuka Breakfast Pizza Exps Tohas19 238306 E04 18 5b 2

Runner Up: Shakshuka Breakfast Pizza

I turned traditional shakshuka into a fun brunch pizza. Its sweet, spicy and crunchy ingredients make it perfect for morning, noon or night. —Phillipe Sobon, Harwood Heights, Illinois
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Slow Cooker Breakfast Burritos Exps Tohas19 237919 E04 18 3b 1

Runner Up: Slow-Cooker Breakfast Burritos

Prep these tasty, hearty burritos the night before for a quick breakfast in the morning or let them cook while you are away on a weekend afternoon for an easy supper. —Anna Miller, Churdan, Iowa
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Southern Hash Browns And Ham Sheet Pan Bake Exps Tohas19 236375 E04 18 4b 9

Runner Up: Southern Hash Browns & Ham Sheet-Pan Bake

There's nothing more perfect on a busy weeknight than breakfast for dinner, especially when a sheet pan is used to make it. In my recipe, hash browns and ham are tossed with a special sauce that's sweet, tangy and irresistible. Add in a few eggs and some freshly chopped scallions, and dinner—or breakfast—is served. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia
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Upside Down Apple Bacon Pancake Exps Tohas19 203888 C04 18 8b 1

Runner Up: Upside-Down Apple Bacon Pancake

I frequently cook Sunday brunch for my husband and myself, and I am always experimenting with new recipes. Apples picked from our tree were the inspiration behind these sweet and savory pancakes, which my husband quickly declared a keeper. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Rachel Seis
As senior editor for Taste of Home magazine, Rachel has her hand in everything you see from cover to cover, from writing and editing articles to taste-testing recipes to ensuring every issue is packed with fun and fabulous content. She'll roll up her sleeves to try any new recipe in the kitchen—from spicy Thai dishes (her favorite!) to classic Southern comfort food (OK...also her favorite). When she's not busy thinking of her next meal, Rachel can be found practicing yoga, going for a run, exploring National Parks and traveling to new-to-her cities across the country.
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