Breakfast isn’t just for morning anymore. You can have breakfast for dinner, too! These satisfying recipes are just as tasty at night as they are in the AM. 

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Serving your typical morning recipes for dinner can be kind of exciting! It’s a sure way to make your family come running to the dinner table—after all, who can resist the call of bacon and pancakes?!

Best Breakfast For Dinner Recipes for the Family 

Keep reading for my favorite breakfast recipes to serve at dinnertime. Each one is perfect for a fun evening meal. (Of course, you can also whip these up in the morning because they’re also great for “real” breakfast too!)

1. Farmer’s Breakfast Casserole

You’ll love how easy this hearty casserole is to make. It only takes about 20 minutes to whip up and makes about 12 servings. Made with meat, potatoes, and veggies, this satisfying casserole is a well-rounded dinner (or breakfast!).

A slice of farmer's breakfast casserole on a plate.
Farmer’s Breakfast Casserole
This Farmer's Breakfast Casserole is hearty, filling, and just what you need to carry you through the day! Crispy hash browns are combined with a rich egg filling and lots of melted cheese for a delicious breakfast.
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2. Egg and Cheese Sandwich

Freshly fried eggs topped with arugula and cheese sandwiches between thick slices of bread sounds like a dream come true. This dreamy meal is perfect for dinner and pretty healthy, too!

Egg and Cheese Sandwich
This egg and cheese sandwich is an easy, filling meal idea for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner!
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3. Peanut Butter Pancakes

These peanut butter pancakes are packed with protein and surprisingly filling. They make a fantastic nighttime meal that’s a little different than your normal dinner. This PM treat will definitely have your family running to the dinner table!

A stack of peanut butter pancakes topped with chopped peanuts and butter.
Peanut Butter Pancakes
These Peanut Butter Pancakes are soft, fluffy, infused with nutty flavor in every bite, and ready to eat in just 20 minutes!
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4. Spinach and Cheese Quiche

This spinach quiche is a nice, healthy dish that you can serve your family any time of day. Luckily, the recipe makes a pretty big quiche so you can have leftovers for breakfast the next morning!

Spinach & Cheese Quiche
This is a simple, low-fat version of the classic spinach quiche we all love but without butter and cream. It is light and fluffy and packed with a vitamin punch thanks to the spinach.
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5. Sausage Croissant Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast casseroles are fantastic for dinner. This sausage croissant casserole especially fits the bill thanks to the juicy sausage and flaky croissants stuffed into every bite. All those savory flavors are perfect for serving as your dinner entree.

Sausage Croissant Breakfast Casserole
This easy sausage croissant breakfast casserole is the perfect make ahead meal. The flakey croissants, hearty sausages, and delicious cheese are a winning combination.
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6. Chicken and Waffles

Nothing compares to the sweet and savory flavor combination of chicken and waffles. This recipe is clearly perfect for dinner thanks to the crispy fried chicken, but it’s the sweet waffle and maple syrup that truly makes this breakfast-for-dinner stand out.

Chicken & Waffles
Chicken and waffles might not sound like the most natural pairing, but once you try it, you’ll be a believer! Crunchy fried chicken with fluffy soft waffles! Here’s how to make it at home.
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7. Brioche French Toast

When you need a sweet treat for dinner, french toast is always a good idea. This brioche French toast casserole is over the top decadent and the perfect way to end your day.

A slice of Brioche French toast casserole on a plate.
Brioche French Toast Casserole
This buttery, rich brioche French toast casserole is the perfect way to start your morning. It's also an easy and delicious way to serve a crowd!
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8. Keto Breakfast Casserole

If you are sticking to a keto diet or just looking for some tasty low-carb meal ideas, then this breakfast casserole is just what you need. And I mean just what you need for dinner! This casserole is loaded with all the savory flavors you crave, but without any of the heavy carbs.

Keto Breakfast Casserole
This hearty keto breakfast casserole proves that eating healthy can still be satisfying! With sausage, spinach, eggs, and cheese, it’s a low carb breakfast that’s packed with flavor.
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9. Oven-Baked Eggs

This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and has a few simple ingredients. Feel free to get a little creative with these oven-baked eggs and switch up the veggies and meat in the recipe. This is a perfect, customizable breakfast, lunch, or dinner meal!

baked eggs in a ramekin
Baked Eggs
Learn how to bake eggs in the oven with this 15 minute recipe! All you need are eggs and your favorite toppings to get started!
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10. Breakfast Quesadilla

You will go crazy for this effortless dinner idea. Breakfast quesadillas are insanely delicious, super fast to make and you can easily adjust the ingredients to make them perfectly suited for your taste buds.

Slices of breakfast quesadilla on a plate.
Breakfast Quesadillas
Breakfast Quesadillas!  Flour tortillas are filled with fluffy scrambled eggs & melted cheese for an amazing quick & easy breakfast meal! 
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11. Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

I love one-pan dinners and I’m guessing that you do too. This easy biscuit and gravy breakfast casserole only requires one dish and 10 minutes to make. Dinner will be on the table in no time!

Biscuit and Gravy Casserole
Start your morning off right with a serving of biscuits and gravy casserole. It has everything you love about the classic dish in one bite.
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12. Breakfast Pizza

Pizza is definitely a dinner-time meal, but you can also try making this incredible breakfast pizza. With a crescent roll crust and a cheesy topping, you must give this recipe a try, whether it’s for breakfast, dinner, or anytime in between.

Breakfast Pizza
Breakfast pizza is a savory breakfast that's hearty, satisfying, and super easy to make! A crescent roll crust is topped with sausage, hash brown potatoes, cheese, and eggs for a delicious breakfast everyone will love!
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13. Breakfast Sliders

Sliders are great for dinner, which you probably already know. But this slider recipe is a little bit different thanks to the breakfast twist. Make breakfast sliders for dinner or just for breakfast! Your family will love them no matter what time of day it is.

Breakfast Sliders
These Breakfast Sliders are the perfect savory breakfast option! With sausage, eggs, cheese, and slider buns, they have everything you need to fuel your morning.
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14. Bisquick Breakfast Casserole

I love cooking shortcuts and using Bisquick to make this casserole not only makes it easy, but it also helps make the dish extra filling. All that juicy bacon, crispy hashbrowns and melted cheese is going to fill you right up at dinner time.

Bisquick Breakfast Casserole With Bacon
Bisquick Breakfast Casserole With Bacon is a complete breakfast in a single baking dish! With crispy bacon, hash browns, eggs, and plenty of cheese, it’s always a hit for potluck brunches.
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15. Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Cookies

If you can have cookies for breakfast, then why no have them for dinner?! These healthy cookies are perfect for eating on the go and will give you a nutritious dinner and dessert all in one bite!

Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Cookies
Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Cookies are the perfect healthy breakfast on-the-go! They’re made with wholesome ingredients, but they taste like a treat.
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16. Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake

This one-dish recipe has everything you need for a perfect breakfast style dinner. Eggs, hash browns, ham and lots of cheese make this a perfect meal. You’ll love how you can just scoop and serve a complete dinner straight from the pan.

Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake
This Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake has everything you need for a delicious breakfast all on a single sheet pan!
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17. Sausage Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

These stuffed crescent rolls are perfect for eating on the go. If you have a busy night, make these bite-sized rolls for dinner and everyone will be able to eat a delicious, satisfying meal even if they are running around. I love to pack these up for sports game nights and eat them on the sidelines!

Sausage Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls
Sausage Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls are always a hit, whether you serve them for game day or breakfast! No one can resist the combination of savory sausage, creamy cheese, and puffy, golden brown crescent rolls!
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18. Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites

This is another deliciously small, bite-sized meal you can quickly prepare and serve on busy nights. The little egg bites are made in the Instant Pot for quick cooking and easy cleanup. They are packed with savory flavor that is definitely dinner-worthy.

Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites
Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites are made in the Instant Pot and just like what you’d find at Starbucks – made in only 10 minutes!
By making these Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites at home in the Instant Pot, you’ll have an amazing breakfast or lunch in minutes at a fraction of the cost of eating out!
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19. Overnight Breakfast Casserole

If you’re making this casserole for breakfast, you can prep it the night before and cook it in the morning. If you are making it for dinner, you can whip it up in the morning and eat it later at night! You’ll love how easy this make-ahead meal is.

Overnight Breakfast Casserole on a plate.
Overnight Breakfast Casserole
Assemble this Easy Overnight Breakfast Casserole full of sausage, potatoes, eggs, and cheese in the evening, and bake it in the morning. It's the perfect way to start the day!
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20. Eggs Benedict

Why not have a breakfast classic at dinner? With all that juicy Canadian bacon and perfect hollandaise sauce, this may quickly become a breakfast you make for dinner all the time.

eggs benedict with homemade hollandaise sauce and ham served on a plate with a gold fork
Eggs Benedict
This easy Eggs Benedict recipe layers toasted English muffins with savory Canadian bacon, poached eggs, and rich Hollandaise sauce.
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21. Crockpot Breakfast Casserole

Add all of the ingredients to your slow cooker and set it to cook. When you come home from work, you will have a perfect breakfast-style dinner ready and waiting for you! Feel free to toss in some extra veggies to make the meal even more nutritious.

Crockpot Breakfast Casserole
Assemble this Crockpot Breakfast Casserole recipe before you go to bed, turn on the slow cooker, and wake up to a hearty breakfast!
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22. Avocado Toast

You will adore this avocado toast at dinnertime and love how it’s a simple yet filling meal. I like to keep a few avocados on hand so I always have a ripe one ready to go. I make avocado toast for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

Avocado Toast
This easy recipe for Avocado Toast is a simple and delicious breakfast or lunch that is made extraordinary with the addition of a spread of toppings!
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23. Keto Sausage and Egg Breakfast Bowls

Breakfast bowls are perfect for serving at dinner. Everyone gets their own bowl and they can customize it as they please! Add some hot sauce or toss in some spinach to make these low-carb bowls even more flavorful.

For a quick and easy breakfast meal, try these Sausage & Egg Breakfast Bowls! Easy to make and Trim Healthy Mama friendly!
Sausage & Egg Breakfast Bowls
For a quick and easy breakfast meal, try these Keto Sausage & Egg Breakfast Bowls!  Easy to make and Trim Healthy Mama friendly!
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24. Make Ahead Freezer Burritos

I am obsessed with how easy these freezer burritos are to make. Make a huge batch and keep them in your freezer so you can easily grab a perfect, complete meal anytime you need a quick dinner. You’ll love how easy it is to simply reheat a burrito and serve it for any meal of the day. And kids absolutely love these too—just an added bonus!

Freezer Breakfast Burritos
This make ahead meal is simple, quick and everyone’s favorite!
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For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.


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