20 Crazy-Easy Easter Brunch Ideas

Created February 23, 2017
Everybody knows the best part of a weekend is brunch, and the best part about brunch is having it with your friends. MORE+ LESS-

With Easter coming up, gather your group for a spring-inspired celebration of breakfast, lunch and friendship.


1. Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Muffins

cinnamon pull apart muffin

Layers and layers of sweet cinnamon-sugar pastry are packed into each and every one of these small-but-mighty brunch treats. Because the only thing better than pull-apart bread is mini pull-apart bread, are we right?

2. Egg and Avocado Breakfast Pizza

egg and avocado breakfast pizza

Take breakfast to a whole new level with this incredible (and incredibly easy!) breakfast pizza, featuring a Pillsbury pizza base, bacon, tomatoes, avocados and eggs baked right top for extra oohs and ahhs.

3. Cake Batter Pancakes

cake batter pancakes

These cake batter-flavored pancakes are not your everyday breakfast, but they’re so easy you could have them every day if you wanted to.

4. Confetti Egg Cups

confetti egg cups

Whether you’re bringing or hosting, these protein-packed egg cups are what your next brunch needs. Egg and cheese are baked inside ham cups for a personal-sized breakfast that’s edible, portable and totally adorable.

5. Perfect French Toast Casserole

perfect french toast

When we say perfect we're not joking. Brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla infuse every buttery bite of this best-you'll-ever-have overnight French toast casserole. You’ll definitely want seconds, and since it makes 16 servings there's enough to go around—twice.

6. Bacon, Egg and Cheese Brunch Ring

bacon brunch ring

It’s easy! It’s impressive! It’s filled with bacon, eggs and cheese! This brunch ring might be the only crescent roll hack you’ll ever need.

7. Nutella™ Crunch Waffles

nutella crunch waffles

The line between breakfast and dessert just got a lot more blurry thanks to these dark, chocolaty Nutella™ waffles. And we’re not one bit upset about it.

8. Slow-Cooker Chicken Apple Sausage Egg Casserole

slow cooker egg casserole

Feeding a crowd has never been easier. Chicken sausage seasoned with thyme and Dijon makes for a warm and savory casserole that can be made in your slow cooker when oven space is at a premium.

9. Lemon Sugar Shortcake Bites

lemon sugar shortcake bites

Who needs a whole shortcake when you can eat teeny bites on a toothpick? This easy recipe makes quick work of a classic treat, but in delicious bite-sized form for brunch. Brilliant!

10. 3-Ingredient Cheesy Sausage Biscuit Cups

sausage biscuit cups

An easy, on-the-go breakfast that doubles as a legit brunch offering made with just three ingredients seems too good to be true, but these cheesy sausage biscuit cups made in a muffin pan prove it’s possible.

11. Banana Brûlée Pull-Apart Bread

banana brulee pullapart

A delicious pull-apart bread filled with caramelized bananas and drizzled with more caramel is the breakfast, brunch and dessert of your dreams, all rolled into one.

12. Mini Quiche Lorraine Biscuits

quiche lorraine

Take your two favorite coffee shop pastries, bake them together, and you get these savory biscuit tarts. They’re beautiful enough for brunch, but easy to eat on the go, too.

13. Blueberry Crumble Breakfast Bars

blueberry crumble bars

Made with protein-packed granola and organic blackberry jam, these delicious breakfast bars promise to fill you up without weighing you down. And yes, they taste as good as they look!

14. Quinoa Omelette Bites

quinoa omelette bites

If there’s a better way to start your day than with these spinach, cheese and egg white quinoa bites, we don’t know what it is! In fact, we suggest making a double batch right from the start.

15. Peanut Butter Pancake Muffins

peanut butter pancake muffins

Why slave over a hot pancake griddle when you could bake up a batch of these easy muffins instead? Made with creamy peanut butter, studded with creamy chocolate chips and finished with a sweet drizzle of maple syrup, these fluffy pancake muffins taste just like the real deal.

16. Overnight Slow-Cooker Egg Bake

slow cooker egg bake

Deliciously cheesy and loaded with classic breakfast ingredients, this slow-cooker strata egg bake is as easy as breakfast gets.

17. Copycat Costco Almond Poppy Muffins

almond poppy muffin

Does bigger equal better? In the case of these giant almond poppyseed muffins, we’re going with a hard yes.

18. Pancake Breakfast Bake

pancake breakfast bake

Never be forced to choose between sweet and savory again: this all-in-one brunch bake has pancakes, sausage, eggs and cheese in every single bite.

19. Best Vanilla Berry Waffles

vanilla berry waffles

Whip up a waffle and top it with creamy mascarpone, fresh berries and a drizzle of vanilla bean-kissed honey for a treat that’s out-of-this-world gorgeous—and delicious!

20. Breakfast Egg Rolls

breakfast egg rolls

Step aside breakfast burritos. With this easy takeout-inspired twist, you can enjoy breakfast in a whole new, and totally unexpected way: in an egg roll.

You don't need a holiday or a special occasion to brunch. You just need these brunch recipes.