Merry Christmas from Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph!

Welcome to the 778th Metamorphosis Monday! Merry Christmas! Just popping in on Christmas morning to share a cute idea for breakfast/brunch for the little ones on Christmas Day, or really any time of the year. I made these cute reindeer pancakes for my grandsons this morning and they loved them!

Deer & Bacon Pancakes


They are super easy to make–just make one large pancake for the head, a medium side pancake to go on top to get a 3-D effect for the snout, and then 2 small pancakes for the ears. Bacon makes cute antlers and banana slices with blueberries work great for the eyes.

Deer, Bacon Pancakes


A big dollop of whipped topping along with a red, ripe strawberry is perfect for Rudolph’s nose. It’s funny how each reindeer came out a little different with its own personality. I think the one on the left is a boy reindeer, while the one on the right looks more like a girl. I bet we could come up with a way to add a little bow to the top of the head for the girl–maybe some additional whipped topping in the shape of a bow.

Reindeer, Bacon Pancakes for Kid's Breakfast


I hope you have a wonderful Christmas Day filled with lots of love and great food! Looking forward to all the awesome Before and Afters linked for this week’s Met Monday!

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  1. Franceil Parde says

    MY FAVORITE KIND OF DEER!!! Well, you’re my fav dear, too…I’m going to make those…true fact, my hubs is out driving his 1940 John Deere “A” right now…franki

  2. How adorable! I can see why they loved them. Merry Christmas, Susan. So glad you’re celebrating with your family. And I agree, they do have their own personalities, lol.

  3. Nancy Brantley says

    Cute breakfast… Merry Christmas!

  4. warren giering says

    Susan, that is just way too cute — love it. Merry Christmas.

  5. Pamela Kerschner says

    These are darling…even for big kids like me (80 yo)!

  6. I love them!!! Merry Christmas Susan! Enjoy your family! Blessings! Sheri

  7. I love those reindeer, Susan. Two lucky little boys with a fabulous grandmother. I will make them for my grandchildren too. Merry Christmas.

    Anna U

    • Awww, thanks so much, Anna! I feel blessed to have them to love–grateful for every moment with them. Have fun, they were a lot of fun to make!

  8. Susan, you are the best! What a treat for the boys. Maybe some kind of fruit could make a bow for the girl? Merry Christmas, safe travel, and looking forward to more Between Naps on the Porch!

  9. Susan,
    Merry Christmas!!!!
    Thanks again for hosting this charming party!! I truly appreciate the time and effort that goes into it! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

  10. Dear Susan, Your caring & sharing are a year round blessing in my life. I
    give thanks that especially at this season you have a wonderful family to shower
    love upon & to reap the rewards of their love. Thank you for
    being so open & honest, full of creativity & objective opinions. You are a joy to
    read & consider. Please be certain your hard work is never taken lightly. May
    you & your family greet the coming year with optimism, safety, good health,
    & always a smidgeon of humor to carry the difficult days.
    Merry Christmas, Happy New Year !
    Blessings, Rebecca

    • Thanks so much, Rebecca! You are a blessing in my life to leave such a beautiful comment! It’s so appreciated! ♥ I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and I hope all your wishes and dreams come true in 2024. ♥

  11. So cute! And I suspect that they will remember the reindeer pancakes more than what gifts they got!
    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

  12. Susan, your grandsons are so blessed to have such a wonderful gramdma! I wish you a very Merry Christmas and all the very best in the upcoming New Year!

    • Thanks so much, Irene! They are growing up way too fast, I love the age they are right now. ♥ Hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Happy New Year, Happy 2024!

  13. Oh are those the cutest?! You’re such a fun grandma! Thanks for the great idea, and for hosting the party every week! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

  14. The reindeer pancakes are precious! Your grandchildren are so lucky to have a creative and fun grandma!! I’m not a grandparent yet, but I will be making these for brunch for friends next year, who like my husband and I, are kids at heart! love the bacon antlers too!

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