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21 mother’s day brunch recipes

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Mother’s Day is just a few days away, and we’ve got brunch on the brain! These 21 recipes have you covered for all ideas from sweet to savory, food to drink, and everything in-between. Make Mom feel extra-special by making any one of these delicious and easy-to-follow recipes for Mother’s Day brunch this year.

bee’s knees cocktail

bee's knees cocktail in a coupe glass

Say “hey!” to springtime with this simple sweet-tart cocktail recipe appropriately named the Bee’s Knees! Just three ingredients — including a homemade honey syrup, fresh-squeezed lemon juice and your favorite gin — are all you need to make this drink come together. Serve on a sunny day when you need a quick and delicious beverage for happy hour; repeat all spring and summer long.

my favorite fruit pizza

fruit pizza on parchment paper

When the weather warms up, there is no better way to make the season sweeter than with my favorite fruit pizza! This pretty-as-a-picture dessert features a soft and chewy sugar cookie crust, a creamy almond-cream cheese frosting and fresh fruit toppings with a drizzle of honey to finish. Play around with the toppings to make your own simply stunning design and enjoy every delicious, fresh and fruity bite.

flourless almond butter cookies

almond butter cookies on a sheet of parchment paper

When the craving for a cookie strikes, let these three-ingredient Flourless Almond Butter Cookies come to your immediate rescue. In a half-hour with just a few minutes of prep time, you can have these deliciously chewy, flavorful, sweet and salty treats ready to enjoy right away. Plus, they’re freezer-friendly, so you can have fresh-baked cookies in your life at a moment’s notice!

hot cross cinnamon rolls

overhead of hot cross cinnamon rolls in a baking pan

When Easter brunch is days away and you can’t decide whether to make hot cross buns or cinnamon rolls, make both — in one recipe! These Hot Cross Cinnamon Rolls combine the best of both worlds with an orange-and-raisin-infused dough and a sweet-and-citrusy icing for a special morning treat worthy of any brunch spread.

iced clementine pound cake

sliced iced clementine pound cake on parchment paper

Got a bag of clementines to use up? Put them to work in this delightfully sweet and citrusy Iced Clementine Pound Cake recipe! Soft, dense, moist, flavorful and topped with the most ridiculously delicious clementine-kissed icing, you’ll be buying more bags of clementines from the store just to make this pound cake on the regular.