37 Thanksgiving Brunch Recipes Your Guests Will Gobble Up

Kick of turkey day in the most delicious way with these plates.

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If your family settles down to their Thanksgiving feast earlier in the day, you must add these brunch recipes to your holiday menu. One of the best parts about eating your meal early is that you can enjoy the leftovers later on that same day. However, these recipes are so delicious, we doubt there will be anything left. This list is full of sweet and savory options to feed every type of eater on turkey day. Of course, there are plenty of turkey recipes on this list—it is Thanksgiving, after all. Everyone will enjoy Mexican turkey breakfast pizza, turkey hash with sunny-side-up eggs, and waffled cranberry cream cheese turkey sandwiches. There are also many side dishes to enjoy, including turkey and mashed potatoes casserole, sweet potato biscuits, and coriander-roasted carrots. If you are a big breakfast person, you'll absolutely love the many morning meal options. Some of our favorites are pumpkin-ginger waffles, cranberry-streusel corn muffins, and apple, cinnamon, raisin, and walnut baked oatmeal. To satisfy everyone's sweet tooth, there are plenty of Thanksgiving desserts on this list, including cranberry crumb bars, carrot cake with cream cheese drizzle, and pumpkin pie cinnamon buns with caramel cream cheese frosting. And yes, we didn't forget cocktail recipes, such as the maple bacon bloody Mary and the cranberry mimosa.

thanksgiving brunch ham sandwiches
Brian Woodcock
Ham Biscuit Sandwiches With Apricot Mustard

Don't even think about serving canned biscuits on Thanksgiving. This buttermilk biscuit recipe is so good you'll be making it all the way to Christmas.

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thanksgiving brunch carrots
Brian Woodcock
Coriander-Roasted Carrots

Out of all the vegetable sides served on Thanksgiving, this carrot recipe will definitely be a favorite.

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thanksgiving brunch cake
Brian Woodcock
Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Drizzle

Everyone will want a big slice of this Thanksgiving cake. The addition of pumpkin pie spice takes the traditional recipe to the next level.

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thanksgiving brunch pot pies
Brian Woodcock
Mini Carrot Pot Pies

No meat? No problem! This vegetarian recipe will even be beloved by meat eaters.

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thanksgiving brunch tart
Brian Woodcock
Marinated Squash Tart

A creamy spread makes this tart irresistible. It's made from a mix of ricotta and goat cheese.

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thanksgiving brunch salad
Brian Woodcock
Green Salad With Roasted Carrots and Creamy Tarragon Dressing

Skip the store-bought stuff and make your own dressing for this Thanksgiving salad. Trust us, the flavor is unbeatable.

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thanksgiving brunch recipes bars
Brian Woodcock
Cranberry Crumb Bars

Begin the day on a sweet note with these bars that get a satisfying crunch from toasted pecans.

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thanksgiving brunch recipes dutch baby
Half Baked Harvest
Sweet Potato Pie Dutch Baby

Transform sweet potato pie into a pancake topped with a maple-infused whipped cream and a candied pecan streusel.

Get the recipe at Half Baked Harvest.

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thanksgiving brunch recipes frittata
Running to the Kitchen
Thanksgiving Frittata

Finish off this mushroom- and butternut squash-stuffed egg bake with a dollop of cranberry sauce.

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thanksgiving brunch biscuits
Baker by Nature
White Cheddar, Bacon, and Apple Biscuits

These sweet and savory biscuits will be gone in no time.

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Gimme Some Oven
Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Before you indulge in pumpkin pie, bake this healthy alternative for a satisfying sweet.

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thanksgiving brunch waffles
Running to the Kitchen
Thanksgiving Leftover Pumpkin Waffle Breakfast Sandwiches

Pile mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, turkey, and an over-easy egg on top of pumpkin waffles for an early morning treat that truly captures all the best tastes of fall.

Get the recipe at Running to the Kitchen.

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thanksgiving brunch quiche
Recipe Runner
Spinach, Bacon, and Cheese Quiche With Sweet Potato Crust

Swap out a traditional pie crust for shredded sweet potatoes in this healthier post-holiday dish.

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thanksgiving brunch pizza
Taste and Tell Blog
Mexican Turkey Breakfast Pizza

Green chiles, taco seasoning, and your favorite salsa are a delicious combo, but it's the extra turkey that turns out to be the star on this southwestern slice.

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thanksgiving brunch sliders
Tammilee Tips
Cranberry and Leftover Turkey Sliders

It isn't a day of Thanksgiving leftovers without a turkey sandwich, and these sliders bridge the gap between breakfast and lunch seamlessly.

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thanksgiving brunch muffins
Well Plated by Erin
Stuffing Muffins with Sausage and Apples

Serve these perfectly portioned muffins with leftover turkey and a side of eggs.

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Kana Okada
Turkey Hash with Sunny-Side-Up Eggs

Replace corned beef with skinless turkey in this hash recipe to create a healthier alternative that your brunch guests will love.

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pumpkin and cream cheese muffins
Jonelle Weaver
Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins

Give your holiday guests a breakfast to remember with this specialty by Second Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast in Owensville, Mo.

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Marcus Nilsson
Pumpkin-Ginger Waffles

Give your waffles some Thanksgiving flavor by adding pumpkin puree to your batter.

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Cranberry-Streusel Corn Muffins

Use leftover cranberry sauce to create this muffin recipe for an easy breakfast treat or a quick on-the-go snack.

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Courtesy of NeighborFood
Waffled Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwiches

Stop everything: We found the perfect mix of sweet and savory, and it's these waffle sandwiches.

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leftover sweet potato hummus
Pernille Loof
Sweet Potato Hummus

Put leftover sweet potatoes to use in a flavorful hummus.

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Courtesy of Olivia's Cuisine
Turkey and Mashed Potatoes Casserole

You'll be doing plenty of cooking on Thanksgiving day. The next morning, feed your whole family without a ton of prep time.

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Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest
Thanksgiving Leftovers Croque Madame

This tasty take on the popular French dish uses mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and cranberry sauce, but the real secret's in the sauce—made with gravy, milk, and Gruyère cheese.

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COURTESY OF If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen
Leftover Thanksgiving Stuffing Waffles

Waffles made from stuffing might sound a little strange, but trust us: This recipe is oh-so delicious.

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Courtesy of Well Plated By Erin
Cheesy Breakfast Stuffing Cakes

Turn your leftover stuffing into a post-Turkey Day Eggs Benedict.

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Courtesy of Handle the Heat
Whipped Cinnamon Pumpkin Butter

Top fluffy pancakes with this fall-flavored butter made with pumpkin puree.

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Sweet Potato Biscuits

Use leftover mashed sweet potatoes to create the perfect brunch-worthy biscuit.

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Courtesy of Recipe Diaries
Bacon-Wrapped Stuffing

Have leftover stuffing? Wrap it up in bacon and serve it for breakfast.

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Courtesy of Minimalist Baker
Pumpkin French Toast Bake

Toss the ingredients for this delicious French toast recipe together the night before while you're putting away leftovers, then pop it in the oven for 45 minutes the following morning.

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