23 Ideas for a New Year's Day Brunch

Some party hard the night before, others wait to celebrate the day-of. Whatever your speed, these recipes are the perfect fix for when friends come calling Jan. 1.

Vegetable Quiche

"This is a great quiche recipe. No matter which vegetables I use, it always turns out just great."


Banana Nut Bread

"This is the best banana bread recipe! It�s not heavy or dry like so many others. The texture is perfect."

-Chef #1386783

Bloody Marrow

“A beefy twist on the classic Bloody Mary. If possible, ask the butcher to slice your marrow bone lengthwise into quarters so you can use it for garnish!”


Homemade English Muffins

"These are so good. The recipe was simple to follow. I'll never buy packaged English muffins again."


French Toast

"This was a wonderful take on a traditional recipe. My whole family enjoyed this easy, tasty recipe."


Cream Cheese Almond Coffee Cake

"This is one of the best coffee cakes I've ever tasted. It was perfectly sweet and moist with a tender crumbly texture."

-Maven in the Making

Fluffiest Scrambled Eggs

"This is absolutely my go-to scrambled egg recipe. The baking powder is the hidden hero, helping to fluff up the eggs."

-mikey & ev

Chicken Club Brunch Ring

"This is so easy and very tasty. Everyone just loved it. The leftovers were very good the next day too."

-Chef #534653

Buck's Fizz (aka Mimosa)

"I like to pour a bit of grenadine syrup in the glass and then slowly pour in the mimosa; it makes a very pretty drink."

-Queen Dana

Homemade Breakfast Sausage

"How fabulous! I loved this breakfast sausage. I won't be buying pre-made sausage again!"


Company Breakfast Casserole

"This turned out just lovely! I followed the recipe exactly, and I would not change a thing."


Artichoke & Cheese Frittata

"This was simple and very tasty. I made it as directed, and my husband had three pieces!"


Virgin Pomegranate-Cranberry Bellinis

"This is delicious! Everyone loved this drink. It was nice and tart — just sweet enough."


Pull-Apart Bacon Bread

"This is really simple and delicious. Your family and friends will take their hats off to you. It's a super addition to any brunch!"

-Lorrie in Montreal

Cheddar Cheese Fondue

Perfect for a post-party morning.

Drop Doughnuts

"This was my first time making donuts, and I was impressed! The flavor and sweetness were perfect."

-Willing To Try Anything

Salmon, Goat Cheese & Mustard Bites

"What phenomenal flavor! I wouldn't change a thing. It�s perfect finger food for any occasion."


Hot Chocolate Marshmallow Coffee

"I'm pretty much in love with this drink. I think it tastes better than the ones I get at the coffee shop."


Cinnamon-Maple Granola

"This quick and easy granola was a huge hit with my family. I doubled the batch, but now I wish I had quadrupled it."


Mushroom, Spinach & Cheese Crepes

"These were divine. The mushrooms and garlic added extra flavor to the delicious filling. This is amazing."

-French Tart

Rich & Bold Bloody Marys

"Now this is a good Bloody Mary! I added a squeeze of lime, and it was perfect."


Soft & Fluffy Cinnamon Rolls

"Fantastic! These turned out as billed: soft and fluffy. They weren't hard or bready like most."


French Onion Tart

"The flavors of the onions, wine and thyme are perfectly balanced. This tart tastes great and looks it as well."