14 Crave-Worthy Slow Cooker Christmas Breakfast Casseroles

French Toast Casserole with fruit in a bowl
Photo: Heather Meldrom

Kitchen gizmos come and go, but the set-it-and-forget-it charm of the slow cooker remain a perennial staple in a busy home kitchen. Low-and-slow cooking is especially welcomed during the holidays when you've got so many plans that worrying about the first meal of the day is the last thing on your mind. For the easiest prep, consider a box of slow-cooker liners (they make cleaning up a snap and keep the edges of eggs from browning).

These slow cooker Christmas breakfast casseroles will add a little holiday magic to your morning!

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Blueberry Lemon Poppyseed French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole with fruit in a bowl
Heather Meldrom

This delectable take on classic French toast is ready in less than 2 hours in the crockpot—and stays perfectly fine on warm if the breakfast hour slides into brunch.

Get the recipe: Blueberry lemon poppyseed french toast casserole

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Peppers stuffed with eggs, cheese, and chives
slowcookergourmet.net

We love recipes that re-think a mealtime staple like stuffed peppers; this one puts your veggie on the outside and a personal casserole on the inside! Simply sauté breakfast sausage and stir in eggs, green chilies, and cheese. Stuff the mixture into the peppers, set your slow cooker for an easy 2 hours, and Christmas breakfast is served.

Recipe and photo from Slow Cooker Gourmet.

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding in a bowl
cookthestory.com

Presents? What presents? The aroma of this pumpkin puree, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice combo may well distract your family from the bounty under the tree. More of a sweet strata than a pudding, this breakfast casserole offers layers of pumpkin-egg batter and cinnamon raison bread. Delicious!

Recipe and photo from Cook the Story.

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Tater Tot Casserole

Tater Tot Casserole on a plate
slowcookergourmet.net

No time? This tot-and-thyme dish is a crunchy, eggy, cheesy, and very delicious Christmas breakfast casserole solution.

Recipe and photo from Slow Cooker Gourmet.

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Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Egg Casserole

Mediterranean Egg Casserole on a platter
foodiecrush.com

Creamy goat cheese, salty prosciutto, and tangy artichokes make this slow-cooker Christmas breakfast casserole stretch well beyond the morning hour—if it lasts that long! Keep it on warm and graze all day.

Recipe and photo from Foodie Crush.

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Slow Cooker Easy Quiche

Quiche on parchment paper
aspicyperspective.com

There are two tricks to a crunchy crust in this recipe: Line your slow cooker with parchment paper, pressing the crust into the shape of the crockpot (the filling goes right inside), and cover your filled crust with a paper towel to keep condensation at bay during cooking.

Recipe and photo from A Spicy Perspective.

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Healthy Crockpot Breakfast Casserole

Veggie breakfast casserole on a plate
apple-of-my-eye.com

Having a set-it-and-forget-it breakfast that saves time and is good for you is just about the best present you can give yourself (and your family). At 320 calories per slice with 5 grams of fiber and a whopping 22 grams of protein, this great veggie-packed healthy Christmas breakfast casserole does the trick.

Recipe and photo from Apple of My Eye.

08 of 14

Biscuits and Gravy Crockpot Breakfast Pie

Biscuits and Gravy Crockpot Breakfast Pie on a plate
b-inspiredmama.com

With just 15 minutes of prep time, this Southern-inspired breakfast casserole is a cinch to cobble together. After a 2-hour stint in the slow cooker, you'll have a pile of fluffed up, sausage-laden, egg-coated, cheesy biscuits. A quick gravy, made with flour, butter, milk and seasoning, makes it extra delicious.

Recipe and photo from B-Inspired Mama.

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Breakfast Potatoes

Slow Cooker Cheesy Breakfast Potatoes
damndelicious.net

Andouille sausage adds a kick to these savory, creamy (thanks to sour cream and cream of mushroom soup) slow-cooker breakfast potatoes. Crack a few eggs over the top before putting the lid on your crockpot for a punch of protein.

Recipe and photo from Damn Delicious.

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Slow Cooker Quinoa Breakfast Casserole

Quinoa Breakfast Casserole on a serving platter
slowcookergourmet.net

Not only is this easy breakfast casserole quick to put together (the quinoa cooks right in the crockpot), it's also packed with a generous helping of spinach and bright, sweet cherry tomatoes, which make it both healthy and filling for your holiday crew.

Recipe and photo from Slow Cooker Gourmet.

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole on a plate
bunsinmyoven.com

Got leftover ham from a Christmas Eve dinner? Chop up a few slices for this fluffy slow cooker Christmas breakfast casserole. The recommended 6-hour cook time means you might want to put it on before heading to bed the night before, or you can toss it together when you wake up for a leisurely late-morning brunch.

Recipe and photo from Buns in My Oven.

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Crockpot Southwest Breakfast Casserole

Southwest Breakfast Casserole in a bowl
cooknourishbliss.com

Chock full of black beans, scallion, and peppers, this vegetarian, southwest breakfast crowd-pleaser makes a perfect Christmas morning casserole. Topped with creamy avocado, bright salsa, and fresh chopped cilantro, it's a colorful and hearty start to the morning.

Recipe and photo from Cook Nourish Bliss.

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Slow Cooker Cinnamon Pecan Monkey Bread

Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Monkey Bread on a serving platter
Heather Meldrom

Sweet, cinnamon-y, and packed with pecans, this buttery, biscuit breakfast casserole is just the thing for Danish lovers in your crew. Using only a handful of easy ingredients, it's also super simple to put together—plus, it can sit on warm for hours of grazing!

Get the recipe: Slow cooker cinnamon pecan monkey bread.

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Breakfast Casserole bite on a spoon
365 Days of Crockpot

This flavorful Christmas breakfast casserole is low on carbs and high on protein. Its healthy mix of savory leeks, earthy cauliflower and mushrooms, and hearty sausage, eggs, and cheddar cheese will keep your holiday crew fueled and happy all morning long.

Recipe and photo by 365 Days of Crockpot.

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