33+ Vegan Christmas Breakfast Recipes

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Try these delicious vegan Christmas breakfast recipes for the whole family! From spiced waffles to cakes, crunchy gingerbread granola or skillet cookies, these treats are sure to be a success.

What’s more magical than Christmas morning? Let’s make it even more special by creating a wonderful breakfast or brunch spread full of vegan-friendly goodness.

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No matter if you just want humble gingerbread oatmeal or an apple pie smoothie, this list of crowd-pleasing vegan Christmas breakfast recipes is perfect for all taste preferences and can even be used to create an elaborate holiday spread!

We’ve already shared our favorite vegan Christmas dinners, drinks, and easy breakfast ideas on this website, both of which you can use for further inspiration.

If this is your first Christmas as a vegan, check out our holiday survival guide, Christmas gift ideas, and feel free to browse more cozy vegan winter recipes.

Enjoy the following collection and don’t miss out on our printable Christmas cookie balls at the end of this article!

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33+ Vegan Christmas Breakfast & Brunch Ideas

Yield: 12 balls
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Try these delicious vegan Christmas breakfast and brunch recipes for the whole family! From spiced waffles to cakes, crunchy gingerbread granola or skillet cookies, these treats are sure to be a success. The following Christmas cookie balls are made within only 15 minutes, easily customizable and perfect to enjoy all throughout the holiday season.


Christmas Cookie Balls

  • 2 cups pecans, walnuts or almonds (220 g)
  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped (120 g)
  • ½ cup dried apples (100 g)
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 teaspoons gingerbread spices
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 2-3 tablespoons dairy-free milk
  • ½ cup shredded coconut (40 g), more for coating


  1. Place your nuts of choice into a food processor and pulse until they are all broken down.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and process until the mixture comes together nicely.
  3. Stop and scrape down the sides when needed and add more water until you have a homogenous and slightly sticky mixture.
  4. Using your wetted hands, form little balls and, if desired, roll them in some more shredded coconut for a “snowflake” look.
  5. Enjoy right away or store them in an airtight container in the fridge until serving them.


  • If you have vegan Christmas candies or candy cane, you can add chopped pieces of it to these cookie balls.
  • Add more maple syrup or spices to suit your taste preference!
  • This recipe works well for meal prep and can be made days ahead of Christmas morning.
  • Find 30+ more vegan Christmas breakfast and brunch recipes in the article above.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 ball
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 203Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 4gSugar: 14gProtein: 2g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

2 thoughts on “33+ Vegan Christmas Breakfast Recipes”

  1. Yum! So many delicious choices! Thank so much for all your work in providing us with interesting recipes and motivating enthusiasm! May your holidays be as delicious as your recipes. All the very best wishes for 2023.


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