By Betsy Cribb

The key to surviving the holidays? These make-ahead breakfasts. Whether you're cooking for a couple or a crowd, these tried-and-true favorites are guaranteed to please - and keep you out of the kitchen on Christmas morning.

Double-Berry French Toast Casserole

Who doesn't love French toast? This elevated take on the traditional breakfast treat includes cream cheese and a splash of black raspberry liqueur.

Click here for the recipe: Double-Berry French Toast Casserole

Baked French Toast with Pecan Streusel

Satisfy the sophisticated sweet tooth with another delicious twist on French toast. It's loaded with brown sugar and cinnamon and finished with a nutty crunch.

Click here for the recipe: Baked French Toast with Pecan Streusel

Spinach, Artichoke, and Gouda Casserole

Eating your greens isn't so bad when your veggies are mixed into a casserole with smoked Gouda and Swiss cheese.

Click here for the recipe: Spinach, Artichoke, and Gouda Casserole

Related: How to Make Broccoli and Bacon Muffin Tin Frittatas:

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Take your hash browns from humble side dish to the breakfast table's starring attraction with the addition of Gruyère cheese and pancetta.

Click here for the recipe: Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Chilaquiles Casserole

If the excitement of the holidays isn't enough to wake you up, the spicy chorizo sausage and chipotle peppers in this Mexican classic should do the trick.

Click here for the recipe: Chilaquiles Casserole

Salmon and Brie Breakfast Strata

If you're looking to impress, this colorful dish sounds more complicated to make than it actually is. (Shh…nobody has to know it only took 20 minutes of prep work!)

Click here for the recipe: Salmon and Brie Breakfast Strata

(Thanks to Becky Luigart-Stayner for the drool-worthy photos!)