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16 English Muffin Breakfasts That Are Super Delicious

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Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly

When you think "English muffin," there's a good chance your brain conjures up images of greasy drive-thru breakfast, or thin cardboard discs that are burnt to a crisp. But the truth of that matter is that English muffins are versatile and delicious. You're opening yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities when you add them into your breakfast repertoire.

More: 10 Make-ahead Breakfast Recipes

Take a look at these 16 ideas and then get cooking.

1. Breakfast pizzas

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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We all know leftover pizza works for breakfast in a crunch, but this a much more desirable option, don't you think?

2. Eggs Florentine

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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You don't have to go to a restaurant for an English muffin topped with a poached egg and creamy hollandaise sauce. It's easier than you think to make right in your own kitchen.

3. French toast

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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There's no rule that says you must use traditional bread when making French toast, and this recipe is a perfect example of why.

4. Tomato-avocado egg sandwich

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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You can put pretty much anything you want on a breakfast sandwich, but we love this combination.

5. Everything muffin

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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If you love everything bagels but don't want a breakfast that's quite so heavy, this recipe is a must-try for you.

6. Vegan egg sandwiches

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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Who says vegans can't have egg sandwiches for breakfast? This recipe says you can.

7. Make-ahead muffin melts

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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We all love things that make our mornings easier. Mix up the toppings for these muffin melts the night before, so all you have to do in the morning is top and bake.

8. Peanut butter and berries

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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It doesn't get much simpler than this. A smear of PB and a scattering of berries on top of a warm English muffin. Yum!

9. Huevos rancheros breakfast sandwich

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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Huevos rancheros is usually served on a corn tortilla, but we were blown away by this sandwich alternative.

10. Turkey-mashed potato breakfast sandwich

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly

Did you have turkey for dinner last night? Don't wait until lunch to break out those leftovers. Serve them up for breakfast instead.

11. Cheesy blueberry-topped muffins

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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Cheese, cinnamon and honey top this English muffin, followed by a handful of fresh blueberries.

12. Gooey buns

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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You might think you have to hit up a fancy bakery to find a treat like this, but you can make it yourself with an English muffin.

13. Breakfast Reuben sandwich

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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This deli special isn't just for lunch or dinner. One blogger created a breakfast version that sits perfectly atop a pumpernickel English muffin. Excuse us while we clean up our drool.

14. Double-dipped vegan French toast

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
Image: Never Homemaker

This vegan-friendly breakfast option is nothing short of mouthwatering.

15. Sweet red pepper jelly muffins

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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A smather of cream cheese topped with sweet and spicy red pepper jelly makes for a delightful breakfast we know you'll love.

16. Freezer egg sandwiches

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly

Egg sandwiches are a simple and filling breakfast, and they're even more appealing when you don't have to make them daily. Make a big batch of these freezer sandwiches and eat them for days.

More: 15 Ways to Up Your Oatmeal Game

Before you go, check out our slideshow below:

Recipes that prove English muffins are for so much more than jelly
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Originally published March 2015. Updated February 2017.

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