12/20/2011 05:16 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

10 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes For Christmas Morning

If you have family or friends staying with you on Christmas morning, chances are you don't have time to whip them up a fancy breakfast on the spot: after all, presents are waiting to be unwrapped! (And Christmas dinner is looming on the horizon.)

To ensure your guests are happy and satisfied, why not make breakfast ahead of time instead? With these 10 recipes, like Savory Breakfast Muffins and Bacon, Cheddar and Scallion Strata, you can be prepared anywhere from an evening to a whole month ahead of time. Just follow the recipe directions to see if you should make your dish all or part of the way through first.

Looking for more breakfast or brunch recipes? Check out our 14 Mouth-Watering Brunch Recipes

Make-ahead Christmas recipes