30 Easy Breakfast Potluck Ideas – Perfect for Brunch too!

Have you been invited to a breakfast or brunch potluck? Looking for the perfect breakfast potluck ideas to take on-the-go? These recipes are delicious for work gatherings, holiday potlucks, or anytime you want an easy breakfast recipe for a crowd!

*BONUS* Ideas for store-bought breakfast potluck dishes when you’re in a time pinch!

Easy Breakfast Potluck Ideas

The key to the best brunch potluck dish is that it’s easily portable to your party destination! I took that into account when pulling together this round-up! Find a quick table of contents below for different types of brunch recipes or browse them all for lots of potluck dish inspiration!

Breakfast in a Muffin Tin (Muffins, Breakfast Cups)

The easiest for portable grab-and-go ideas, these breakfast potluck faves are baked in a standard or mini muffin tin!

Egg Cups

Breakfast Egg Muffins

Made with only 8 ingredients, these delicious egg muffins are perfect for a potluck because they’re easily portable without a mess. Plus, you can pick them up for easy eating, no messy scrambled eggs here!

Muffins for a Potluck

Cinnamon Streusel Mini-Muffins

These cinnamon streusel mini-muffins, spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and covered in buttery brown sugar streusel and vanilla glaze, are jam packed with flavor, and perfect for a crowd!

croque madames in muffin tins

Croque Madame Cups

The perfect “on the go” version of this classic brunch dish, Croque Madame Cups will wow all your party guests!

Apple Muffins for Breakfast

Healthy Apple Muffins

Made with whole grains and fresh apples, these delicious apple muffins are an easy breakfast potluck idea, especially in the fall!

Baked Oatmeal Cups for a Brunch Potluck

Baked Oatmeal Cups

These baked oatmeal cups are so perfect for a brunch potluck! They’re dairy free, gluten free, moist, filling, and a healthy breakfast option that’s portable and delicious!

Mini Crescent Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Crescent Rolls

No time for waiting for yeast to rise? No problem! Make SUPER easy cinnamon rolls with a crescent sheet! Flavor them however you want, I love the classic cinnamon flavor with a hint of orange. Make mini or standard size.

Breakfast Ideas in a 9×13 Pan

Feed a crowd with these breakfast potluck ideas all baked in the classic 9×13 pan.

Breakfast Potluck Casseroles

Mediterranean Breakfast Casserole

Mediterranean Breakfast Casserole with chicken sausage, kale, tomatoes, and feta cheese. This easy egg casserole requires only 5 ingredients, is easy to put together and is BIG on flavor!

Sheet Pan Pancakes for Breakfast Potluck Ideas

Sheet Pan Pancakes

While technically not a 9×13 pan, but rather a sheet pan, these pancakes are the definition of an easy breakfast potluck ideas.

No standing over the griddle making pancakes one by one, these will feed a hungry crowd! Just cut into squares after baking for easy serving.

Breakfast Casserole

Ham, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

This is a kid and adult tested and approved easy breakfast recipe that is always a winner on the weekends, entertaining for brunch, or even for a holiday party. 

Pancake Bake

Blueberry Pancake Breakfast Casserole

The EASIEST way to serve pancakes to a crowd for a potluck! Flavor with your favorite fruits and toppings.

Apple French Toast Casserole

Brunch Party Recipe - Rustic Apple French Toast Bake

Make french toast for a crowd? YES! And easily portable too, this easy apple french toast bake is the perfect brunch potluck dish!

Breakfast Sandwiches, Wraps, Tacos, etc!

Headed to a tailgate potluck? Outdoor brunch? These are great breakfast potluck ideas for holding and eating!

Easy Portable Breakfast Potluck Ideas

English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

Make a big batch of breakfast sandwiches, wrap up to take and enjoy at your brunch or breakfast potluck! You can make them with sausage, bacon, ham or omit the meat to make a vegetarian breakfast sandwich.

Croissant Breakfast Sandwiches

Croissant Breakfast Sandwiches

Made with egg, cheese, and ham piled between a soft butter croissant, these warm and delicious breakfast sandwiches are freezer-friendly and perfect for a quick and easy breakfast for a crowd.

Brunch and Breakfast Ideas

Crescent Bacon Breakfast Ring

Loaded with eggs, bacon and cheese, this crescent ring is a brunch showstopper!

Breakfast for a Crowd

Cheese and Bacon Turnovers

Perfect make ahead special breakfast for a potluck party. Cheese and bacon wrapped in puff pastry, can be served warm or cold! These are so easy to grab and eat, no utensils needed!

Breakfast Potluck Ideas: Tacos

Breakfast Tacos

Tortillas layered with potatoes, crispy bacon, soft scrambled eggs and all the toppings make for the perfect crowd-pleasing breakfast dish. Make these breakfast favorites in advance, wrap to keep warm and take to your work gathering, brunch celebration, or breakfast party!

Breakfast Burritos for Potluck

Homemade Breakfast Burritos

Fill up tortillas with your favorite combination of eggs, cheese, sausage/bacon, avocada, tomatoes, onions, etc! These are perfect for a portable grab and go breakfast party!

Grab and Go Breakfast Potluck Ideas

Breakfast Crescent Roll-Ups

These sausage, egg and cheese roll ups are an easy grab and go breakfast potluck recipe. Prepare the night before your potluck or party to make it easier the next day!

Brunch Pinwheel Rolls

Prosciutto and Cheese Pinwheel Rolls

Prosciutto and cheese breakfast pinwheels are an easy crowd pleasing breakfast or brunch recipe.

Slow Cooker Brunch Recipes

Early morning breakfast potluck? Prep the night before with these slow cooker brunch potluck ideas!

slow cooker brunch ideas

CrockPot Breakfast Casserole

Full of shredded hash browns, sausage or ham, and lots of cheese, this easy breakfast casserole is prepped in the slow cooker the night before!

Slow Cooker Brunch Potluck Ideas

Slow Cooker French Toast

Always a hit, french toast just got a whole lot easier for a crowd!

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Serve a brunch crowd with this ooey gooey, delicious cinnamon roll casserole! Cinnamon rolls are a breakfast classic, and this is such an easy way to serve them to a group. We love to make these on Christmas morning.

Frittatas & Quiches

Always a hit, classic frittatas and quiches are an easy way to serve a crowd!

Smoked Salmon Frittata

Smoked Salmon Frittata with Goat Cheese

This smoked salmon frittata is a delicious baked omelet that is quick and easy to prepare. It also tastes good cold so it’s perfect as an on-the-go breakfast or a light lunch.

Omelette Frittata for a Crowd

Western Omelette Frittata

No more waiting for your individual omelette to be made! This western omelette frittata is the potluck-ready answer! They’re also a great low carb option to include.

cheese quiche for a crowd

Cheesy Quiche with Hash Brown Crust

Kick the typical breakfast quiche up a notch with this delicious hash brown crust! DELISH!

Fruit/Granola/Oatmeal Ideas

These easy breakfast potluck ideas are perfect, from “breakfast in a jar” puddings to baked oatmeal squares.

Brunch Potluck Recipes

Raspberry Coconut Chia Breakfast Pudding

Spoon into this chia breakfast pudding with tangy raspberries and toasted coconut. An easy, delicious and nutritious make-ahead breakfast recipe that’s perfect for on-the-go!

Baked Oatmeal

Baked Oatmeal

Baked oats are made with a handful of nutritious ingredients, flavored with cinnamon and vanilla and can be made ahead and reheated the morning of your breakfast potluck!

Breakfast Breads & Cakes

Everyone loves a delicious breakfast bread or coffee cake! They make a tasty brunch potluck addition too!

Banana Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Banana Bread

One of my BEST recipes, this breakfast bread is always a hit!

What our readers say: “This is the best loaf! Hint of banana, loaded with blueberries. Light texture and oh so good! Made 3 mini loaves.”

Mixed Berry Coffee Cake

Berry Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake is ALWAYS a hit, and it’s easy to take on-the-go for a potluck. It’s also perfect for serving room temperature, so no worries about keeping it hot!

Cinnamon Bread

Swirled Cinnamon Bread

Every brunch needs a little something sweet, this easy recipe for cinnamon bread will have everyone asking for seconds!

BONUS: Store-Bought Breakfast Potluck Ideas

In a pinch with no time to make a breakfast dish from scratch? No worries! These quick store bought breakfast ideas are perfect additions to a brunch potluck, work breakfast, or holiday gathering! Find them at any grocery store!

Breakfast Items for Potluck

  • Bagels & Cream Cheese Assortment
  • Fresh Fruit (always a welcome addition)
  • Mimosas (Champagne, OJ, Cups)
  • Bloody Mary Mix
  • Bacon (if there’s a griddle or oven where you’re going)
  • Danishes/Muffins assortment
  • Yogurts (get an assortment and a few containers of fresh berries and granola)
  • Coffee & Tea assortment (don’t forget cups and stirrers)
  • Fresh Fruit Juices (orange, pineapple, apple, etc)

I hope you’re inspired the next time you’re invited to bring breakfast to work or a brunch potluck celebration – or even for a Sunday morning, Christmas morning, or special breakfast!

Check out more ideas for holidays, like these Christmas Breakfast Ideas!

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