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44 Brunch Recipes You Can Make At Home To Save Cash

Mimosas not included.

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Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.

1. Cinnabon Waffles

Anything covered in frosting is a win. Make yours like this.
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Anything covered in frosting is a win. Make yours like this.

2. Girl Scout Cookie Doughnuts

Now every season is Girl Scout cookie season. Make yours like this.
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Now every season is Girl Scout cookie season. Make yours like this.

3. Brunch Chilaquiles

Turn your leftover party food into the ultimate hangover cure with this recipe.
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Turn your leftover party food into the ultimate hangover cure with this recipe.

4. Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

Sugar high guaranteed. Make yours like this.
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Sugar high guaranteed. Make yours like this.

5. Peanut Butter and Bacon Sandwich

Bacon makes everything better. Recipe here.
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Bacon makes everything better. Recipe here.

6. Bacon and Cheese Mashed Potato Pancakes

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a carb-loaded brunch with this recipe.
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Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a carb-loaded brunch with this recipe.

7. Homemade Crepes

Master the flick of the wrist while trying to flip these bad boys. Make yours like this.
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Master the flick of the wrist while trying to flip these bad boys. Make yours like this.

8. Spinach and Parmesan Brunch Pizza

If you're ballin' on a budget, replace the crème fraîche with sour cream or plain greek yogurt. Recipe here.
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If you're ballin' on a budget, replace the crème fraîche with sour cream or plain greek yogurt. Recipe here.

9. Sriracha Eggs Benedict

Spice up your brunch with this recipe.
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Spice up your brunch with this recipe.

10. Nutella Banana Grilled Cheese

The best way to turn lunch into brunch is by adding Nutella. Make yours like this.
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The best way to turn lunch into brunch is by adding Nutella. Make yours like this.

11. Avocado, Egg, Cheese, and Sriracha Burrito

All you need is a mug and a microwave. Make yours like this.
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All you need is a mug and a microwave. Make yours like this.

12. Nutella-Filled Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

This sugar rush will cure any hangover. Make yours like this.
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This sugar rush will cure any hangover. Make yours like this.

13. The Ultimate Egg, Bacon, Cheese and Avocado Brunch Ring

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If you liked it, you should have put a (brunch) ring on it. Recipe here.

14. Bacon, Sausage, and Tater Tot Breakfast Bake

Napoleon Dynamite must have made this recipe when his love of tater tots began.
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Napoleon Dynamite must have made this recipe when his love of tater tots began.

15. Cap’n Crunch French Toast

Crunchatize your French toast with this recipe.
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Crunchatize your French toast with this recipe.

16. Chunky Monkey Muffins

Transform your Ben & Jerry's into a decadent muffin with this recipe.
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Transform your Ben & Jerry's into a decadent muffin with this recipe.

17. Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

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Fulfill your wildest food porn dreams with this recipe.

18. Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

Making your own doughnuts means you don't even have to put on pants. Recipe here.
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Making your own doughnuts means you don't even have to put on pants. Recipe here.

19. Ham and Egg Nest

Use a cookie cutter to give your brunch some much needed pizazz. Make yours like this.
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Use a cookie cutter to give your brunch some much needed pizazz. Make yours like this.

20. Breakfast Fried Rice in a Mug

Don't forget the chopsticks. Recipe here.
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Don't forget the chopsticks. Recipe here.

21. Baked Apple Cider Doughnut Bites

Because pumpkin spice is overrated. Make yours like this.
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Because pumpkin spice is overrated. Make yours like this.

22. Apple Turnovers

A sweet way to start your day. Recipe here.
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A sweet way to start your day. Recipe here.

23. DIY Bacon and Egg McMuffin

We know, you're lovin' it. Recipe here.
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We know, you're lovin' it. Recipe here.

24. Cinnamon Sugar Pop-Tarts

Now it's acceptable to eat Pop-Tarts as an adult with this recipe.
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Now it's acceptable to eat Pop-Tarts as an adult with this recipe.

25. Sticky Maple Crescent Buns

We don't want none unless you got buns hun. Make yours like this.
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We don't want none unless you got buns hun. Make yours like this.

26. Mini Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

We dare you not to eat them all in one sitting. Make yours like this.
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We dare you not to eat them all in one sitting. Make yours like this.

27. Giant Rice Cooker Pancake

Guaranteed to feed a small army. Recipe here.
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Guaranteed to feed a small army. Recipe here.

28. Mini Bagel Breakfast Sliders

Stacks on stacks on stacks. Recipe here.
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Stacks on stacks on stacks. Recipe here.

29. Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Soufflé in a Mug

Upgrade your boring oatmeal with this recipe.
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Upgrade your boring oatmeal with this recipe.

30. Twisted Nutella French Toast

Give your French toast a twist with this recipe.
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Give your French toast a twist with this recipe.

31. Cookie Dough Cream Cheese

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Now you can have cookie dough for brunch. Make yours like this.

32. Pumpkin Butter Pecan Gingersnap Rolls

Put that pumpkin butter to good use. Make yours like this.
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Put that pumpkin butter to good use. Make yours like this.

33. Baked Brie Crescent Spread

No one has to know you're on a budget with this fancy-sounding recipe.
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No one has to know you're on a budget with this fancy-sounding recipe.

34. Bacon and Egg Toast Cups

Perfect for an on-the-go brunch. Make yours like this.
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Perfect for an on-the-go brunch. Make yours like this.

35. Banana and Nutella Spring Rolls

Give your brunch an Asian twist. Recipe here.
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Give your brunch an Asian twist. Recipe here.

36. Leftover Brunch Pizza

Turn last night's leftover cheesy slice into this morning's brunch with this recipe.
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Turn last night's leftover cheesy slice into this morning's brunch with this recipe.

Since brunch isn't complete unless it's boozy, we've included a few cocktails as well:

37. Fireball Bloody Mary

Brunch isn't complete without a bloody mary, but we gave this recipe a twist.
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Brunch isn't complete without a bloody mary, but we gave this recipe a twist.

38. Mimosa Smoothies

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A cool twist on a brunch classic. Recipe here.

39. Honey Jalapeño Margaritas

Spice up your life with this recipe.
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Spice up your life with this recipe.

40. Pink Lemonade Mojito

You haven't lived until you've made your own mojito. Recipe here.
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You haven't lived until you've made your own mojito. Recipe here.

41. Sangria Slushy

This pretty much counts as your daily serving of fruit. Recipe here.
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This pretty much counts as your daily serving of fruit. Recipe here.

42. Summer Ale With a Twist

Prefect for chillin’, tannin’, partyin', and brunchin'. Make yours like this.
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Prefect for chillin’, tannin’, partyin', and brunchin'. Make yours like this.

43. Negroni

Not your average vodka cranberry. Make yours like this.
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Not your average vodka cranberry. Make yours like this.

44. Bellini

Just add a paper umbrella if you're feeling fancy AF. Make yours like this.
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Just add a paper umbrella if you're feeling fancy AF. Make yours like this.