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Breakfast Treats You're Going to Want to Bake This Weekend

by Chrystl Sanchez ; Updated February 01, 2016

There's no better way to start your weekend than with an amazing breakfast. Whether you make chocolate doughnuts, blueberry muffins, or flaky croissants, there are many ways to enjoy a decadent meal right at home. Here are 15 perfect treats that will make your mornings all the more sweeter.

1. Baked Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts

If you’re looking for a bite-sized breakfast, then these baked chocolate glazed doughnuts are the answer. Unlike store-bought doughnuts that are fried in a vat of oil, these are baked so they’re even healthier without compromising flavor.

2. Coconut Breakfast Cookies with Cacao Nibs

For a quick and easy option, try a batch of these coconut breakfast cookies with cacao nibs. The cookies are naturally sweetened by bananas and are chock-full of fiber, healthy fats and antioxidant-rich cacao nibs.

3. Apple Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

These apple cinnamon streusel muffins are reminiscent of freshly baked apple pie -- and are a divine aroma to wake up to in the morning!

4. Cinnamon Roll French Toast Breakfast Bake

An overnight recipe like this make-ahead cinnamon roll French toast breakfast bake is a terrific option when you’re strapped for time in the mornings. Best of all, you can enjoy the rest of the batch for the next several days.

5. Popovers

Crisp and golden on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, these popovers are heavenly tasting. Also, these can be made in a muffin tin, so no need to buy a fancy popover tin for this recipe.

6. Morning Glory Muffins

Complete with apples, carrots, cinnamon, raisins and coconut flakes, these morning glory muffins are tasty and nutritious. You can enjoy them on-the-go or bring a batch to a breakfast gathering.

7. Croissants

Believe it or not, you can easily make freshly baked croissants right in your own kitchen. They may look delicate and daunting to create, but follow this recipe and you’ll have perfect pastries to enjoy by breakfast time.

8. Coffee Cake

Wake up to a fresh batch of crumbly coffee cake with this simple recipe. Everyone will want a piece of this!

9. Chocolate Croissants

Add a decadent touch to a classic with this dark chocolate croissants recipe. The addition of chocolate turns this puff pastry into a sweet breakfast treat that’s oozing with flavor.

10. Blueberry Muffins

There’s nothing like enjoying a freshly baked blueberry muffin on a weekend morning. As it bakes, the muffins will fill your kitchen, and your home, with an irresistible aroma.

11. Overnight Pull-Apart Bread Recipe

This easy overnight pull-apart bread is a great option for those looking to get breakfast ready in a pinch. The dough is prepared the night before and set to rise in the fridge overnight so that it’s ready to bake first thing in the morning.

12. Almond Croissants

Made with sweet brandy syrup, frangipane cream and slivered almonds, this almond croissant is a light, individual-sized baked good that offers a big dose of flavor.

13. Scones

You don’t need to have a culinary degree to bake perfect scones. With this recipe, you can make impressive scones and even customize them to make them sweet or savory.

14. French Toast Casserole

An easy and delicious breakfast favorite, this French toast casserole features mouth-watering flavors your friends and family will flip for.

15. Elephant Ear Pastries

These elephant ear pastries transport a beloved French classic right to your kitchen. Once baked, they become crisp and flaky bite-sized palmiers that just melt in your mouth.

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