Breakfast Casseroles Perfect For Your Weekend Brunch

The best way to kick off your day is with a healthy, hearty breakfast that tastes amazing, too. The possibilities are endless when it comes to the first meal of the day. You can settle for a simple bowl of cereal or a slice of toast, but why would you when you can whip up one of these recipes for a fantastic breakfast casserole that combines some amazing ingredients in a delicious dish? From French toast to hashbrowns, bacon and eggs to tater tots, these casserole recipes are sure to please even the pickiest eater. They also make breakfast a cinch to fix. One recipe even uses an Instant Pot! These casseroles can be customized to satisfy your taste buds or dietary needs. If you can't have a full egg in your casserole, then swap it out for egg whites. If you want an even healthier breakfast, add a side dish of fresh fruit. The sky's the limit with these breakfast casseroles! They're also perfect for when guests are arriving in the morning or after a sleepover. Once you take a big bite of one of these casseroles, you'll be clamoring for more.

Tasty tater tot casserole

When someone mentions "tater tot casserole," it's easy envision the hearty meal for lunch or dinner, consisting of ground meat, a few veggies, and cream of mushroom soup, topped with rows upon rows of tater tots. Even better is that it's quite affordable. If you adore tater tots but hadn't thought about using them in a breakfast casserole, you will love this recipe, which has been converted from the traditional dinnertime dish into a hearty breakfast fare that you're sure to love. This tater tot breakfast recipe features plenty of bacon and cheese along with the tater tots, ground beef, and chopped onion. Even better is that it takes a mere 10 minutes to whip up this dish and 50 minutes to cook in the oven. You will quickly fall in love with the taste, ease of preparation, and affordability of this recipe. And seriously, bacon and cheese and tater tots? Yum!

Bountiful breakfast casserole

Described as fancy and delicious, this breakfast casserole would work wonderfully all dolled up for a formal morning baby shower or relaxed and tasty for a weekend spent lounging around the house. Truly perfect for any occasion, this breakfast casserole calls for sausage, eggs, whole milk, salt and pepper, white bread, cheddar cheese, and chives. But you'll need to plan ahead, because once the ingredients are prepped and combined in the casserole dish, it will need to sit in the refrigerator overnight so the bread softens up and the rich flavor spreads throughout. But trust us, this breakfast casserole will be well worth the wait in the end. It had us intrigued and ready to test drive it at the mere mention of sausage, bread, and cheese in one casserole dish. The perfect comfort food ingredients! 

Creative Copycat Cracker Barrel hashbrown casserole

Cracker Barrel's homemade hashbrowns are a huge hit, so it's no wonder that the restaurant took this side dish and made it into a cheese-filled and creamy comfort casserole dish. Topped with crispy bacon pieces embedded in thick, ooey, gooey cheese for the fully loaded version, it doesn't surprise us one bit that patrons at this restaurant fawn over this menu item, too. The ingredients call for hearty hashbrowns of course, along with rich sour cream, a cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend, and then a base of cream of chicken soup. Whether you keep it light and with lower calories or go with the fully loaded version brimming with bacon and extra cheese, this Copycat Cracker Barrel breakfast hashbrown casserole will quickly become a favorite at your house.

Intriguing Instant Pot snickerdoodle French toast casserole

Snickerdoodles are amazing cookies that everyone of all ages love. With their cinnamon-sugar coating, they're super easy to fix and taste delicious. So when you take the premise behind snickerdoodle cookies and apply that to fixing a French toast casserole, you can't go wrong. This rich and sweet Instant Pot Snickerdoodle French Toast Breakfast Casserole will have everyone begging for more. It's also easy to make, a huge bonus when you're wanting to sleep in on the weekend but still need to whip up breakfast or brunch. With this recipe, snickerdoodle flavoring has been merged with simple French toast in the Instant Pot to create a beautiful and incredible tasting breakfast casserole that won't have any leftovers — it's that good. It calls for cubed brioche bread, along with cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, eggs, cream, sugar, and salt. It's definitely a fun twist on a traditional French toast recipe.

Hearty hashbrown casserole

Hashbrowns make a second debut on our roundup of awesome Mashed breakfast casseroles because, well, hashbrowns are simply incredible. Bits of fried and salted crispy potatoes fill up this dish, smothered in a can of condensed cheddar cheese soup, shredded cheddar and Colby Jack cheeses, an onion, butter, sour cream, and salt and pepper. Chopped fresh parsley can be added atop this dish for a splash of flavor and color. It's rich, creamy, and decadent, and definitely will become a star on your breakfast menu. You can dress it up and add ingredients such as sliced mushrooms or peppers for a splash of color and hint of something healthy, too. You will love this breakfast casserole with its versatility, flavor, ease of preparation, and affordability! It definitely will become a regular on your breakfast menu options.