27 Five-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes

You don't have to clean out the cupboards to put together a delicious breakfast. With just a few ingredients, you can whip up one of these quick dishes for an easy start to your day.

Part of: Kids & Family: Back to School Picks

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Two-Ingredient Pancakes

"This is a super quick, super easy, super healthy recipe that helps satisfy my pancake craving. These are very thin—very similar to crepes—so don't make these expecting your typical fluffy buttermilk pancakes."

-KiwiHil

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Tater Tot Cups with Cheese & Eggs

"I thought it was very good. There is potential for many variations (add sausage, sprinkle with herbs, sauces, etc). Here's a tip: I find that a gravy ladle works better than a spoon for mashing the tater tots into the muffin tins."

-Halcyon Eve

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Swedish Scrambled Eggs

"We love dill scrambled eggs, and the addition of cream cheese just pushes them into a whole new, rich, creamy world."

-Debbwl

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Homemade Yogurt

"How easy and economical is this? It has such a smooth flavor."

-Momsthecook

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Granola Bars

"These were easy, cheap and good! We loved these granola bars."

-Kate J

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Cajun-Style Hash Browns

"Excellent! This is great way to make potatoes, and easy to prepare! I especially liked the Cajun flavor."

-Miss Annie

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Salsa Omelet Pie

"This is awesome. It's easy to make and calls for items usually on hand."

-VA

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Original Praline Bacon Recipe

"Wonderfully delicious (read as outrageously sinful)! Will be keeping this recipe around, for sure!"

-Sydney Mike

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Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancakes

"This recipe revolutionized my pancake-making. It showed me that you don't need flour to make good pancakes: the batter is very flexible."

-frglar

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Huevos Rancheros Potato Waffles

"This recipe has a great combination of flavors and textures, and is very flavorful too."

-colleenlucky7

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Kielbasa and Eggs

"The amount of flavor a good Kielbasa brings to eggs is both surprising and very scrumptious. This is so quick and easy; you could have it any day of the week, or even when just running out the door."

-Debbwl

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Alton Brown's Omelette

"I had never made an omelette before, so this was the perfect recipe for me; it was easy to follow! And the results were delicious! I used to think omelettes were hard to make, boy was I wrong!"

-my3beachbabes

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Box of Cereal Breakfast Sundae

"Looks pretty and is easy to make with lots of variety. I used fresh raspberries, homemade vanilla yogurt and gluten-free crispy chocolate rice cereal."

-UmmBinat

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Cinnamon Sugar Biscuits

"I woke up this morning and wanted something yummy and quick. These did the trick! They quickly satisfied my early morning sweet tooth."

-Soup Fly *

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Sausage Breakfast Cookies

"I make these all the time. The entire family loves them. They're easy to make and even easier to eat."

-BamaBelle30

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3-Ingredient Hash Browns

"The title says it all, these are very easy hash browns."

-Reyali

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2-Ingredient Porridge

The perfect breakfast for a chilly Fall morning.

-Lucky in Bayview

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Peanut Butter (& Jelly) Oatmeal

"We eat oatmeal at least four days a week and I love peanut butter. Now they are happily married into a quick, creamy, healthy breakfast."

-Debbwl

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Lettuce Breakfast Wraps

"WOW! A sandwich without bread... I smashed a little avocado into the mayo mixture with good results. Now if I could just give up the sweets!"

-gailanng

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Spanish French Toast

"I have always sprinkled cinnamon on top of my french toast but never thought of adding it to the batter. It was a great addition."

-Hill Family

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Peach Surprise

"This was to funny! I gave this to my sleepy daughter this morning and she kept trying to break the yolk! She had a good laugh when I told her what it was."

-cookee monster

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Cinnamon Monkey Bread

"This was a very tasty addition to our Christmas brunch. The kids all renamed it Monkey Toes, and asked me to keep the recipe so we can have it again next time!"

-alsparks73

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Asparagus Frittata

"I had forgotten how quick and easy frittatas are to make until I prepared this. There's very little effort for a whole lot of flavor."

-JackieOhNo!

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Easy Donuts

"I was leery of making doughnuts with biscuit mix, but these are great. They're hot and ready when I want them and always the flavors I'm craving."

-TEJx3

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Light Italian-Feta Omelet

"This made a very tasty breakfast. I really enjoyed the burst of flavors from the sweet tomato combined with the fresh basil and feta."

-PaulaG

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Peanutty Apple Toast

"Breakfast is my favorite meal, and this is one of the reasons why. I usually eat apples and peanut butter or just toast, but combining them is ingenious."

-superblondieno2

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Toad in a Hole

"I've made these for years and my kids love them. I use a heart shape cookie cutter and cook the cut out heart too and put it on top before I serve them. I call them 'love nests.'"

-Pegan

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