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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 ToastTaste of Home

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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First Place: Sweet Potato Dutch Baby with Praline SyrupTaste of Home

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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Second Place: Cheddar-Butternut Squash ClafoutisTaste of Home

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 WafflesTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Bacon Pot PieTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Pepperoni & Sausage Deep-Dish Pizza QuicheTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Sausage & Eggs Over Cheddar-Parmesan GritsTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Savory Mustard Chicken & Stuffing WafflesTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Shakshuka Breakfast PizzaTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Slow-Cooker Breakfast BurritosTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Southern Hash Browns & Ham Sheet-Pan BakeTaste of Home

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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Runner Up: Upside-Down Apple Bacon PancakeTaste of Home

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

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