1. 3-Ingredient Boozy Brunch Muffins

pumpkin, sweet
Katherine Carroll

Muffins are the ultimate dessert disguised as breakfast. Not only are these beer muffins already boozed up, but they only use three ingredients so it's almost impossible to screw them up. There is also a variation to make these muffins savory, which includes cheese and veggies. 

2. Spiked Vanilla Berry Smoothie

jam, sweet, berry, gelatin, strawberry
Megan Prendergast

White wine can bring smoothies from not-enough-time-to-eat-breakfast to bougie brunch drink. This vanilla berry recipe is classy and fun, so forget about that old sangria recipe and mix up a batch of adult smoothies for your friends.

3. Wine-Infused Grapes 

sweet, candy, gelatin, lime
Bonnie Wang

Who says brunch can't have appetizers? Make these boozy grapes overnight and serve them to your guests with drinks as you wait for your food to finish up in the oven. These are especially refreshing on a hot day—you can even throw them into your drink instead of ice cubes.

4. Boozy Peppermint Hot Chocolate

cream, chocolate, milk, sweet, coffee, hot chocolate, whipped cream, candy, ice, goody
Julia Muro

It's getting chilly outside and with Halloween over and done with, it's time to start thinking about Christmas. If you're the one who's always planning the holiday brunch get together, don't miss out on this boozy peppermint hot chocolate that will perk everyone up in the morning.

5. Boozy Bacon Red Velvet Doughnuts 

Decadent can't event describe these donuts. Nothing wakes you up like alcohol, red velvet, and bacon. I'm not sure these can even be considered brunch, but maybe if we call them sweet bagels they can pass. These donuts will definitely wow your friends, giving you permanent master chef status.

6Beer Batter Waffle with Carne Asada

sandwich, meat, chicken, bread
FoodBeast FoodBeast

Not all brunch has to be sweet. These beer battered waffles with meat are basically a brunch taco. These messy handheld waffle mashup will have everyone eating with their hands.

7. Boozy Bailey’s Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Shalayne Pulia

No brunch is complete without pancakes. A shot of Bailey's elevates these hot cakes from basic to genius. Together with the mint and chocolate, Bailey's will make this morning classic a little less boring.

8. Epic Bloody Mary Garnished with Pancakes, Egg and Bacon

bacon, ham, cheese
Phoebe Melnick

Why make a recipe with booze in it when you can just have booze for breakfast. Forget about the cooking and serve up a crazy Bloody Mary topped with all the breakfast classics. Try cooking some mini pancakes and bacon to top of your drink.

9. How to Amp up Your Waffles With Prosecco

sauce, waffle
Becca Miller

These waffles just can't get enough Prosecco. It's in the batter, in the sauce, and if you want something a bit more savory, there is also a recipe for a Prosecco hollandaise sauce that's perfect for making eggs benny on a waffle.

10. Boozy Tea

tea, cinnamon
Kristina Rossi

For those guests that say they'll just have tea, offer them one of these. Nothing warms you up on a cold fall day like a warm cup of boozy tea. 

11. Boozy Chocolate Rum Cake 

chocolate, candy, milk, cream, sweet, goody, cake, chocolate cake
Hayden Carder

Yes I know, cake isn't breakfast. But isn't brunch just an excuse to eat sweets before lunch time? This cake is packed with rum and will have everyone feeling buzzed in no time. Just eat it after the eggs and healthy stuff. Then it's fine right?

12. Drunk Pineapple

Isabelle Langheim

Ah yes fruit. We almost forgot fruit. No brunch is complete without some fruit on the side, but nobody said it can't be packed with vodka and rum. Have people dig in with a toothpick or serve them up in shot glasses if you're feeling fancy.

13. Fireball Pancakes

chocolate, cookie, butter, brownie
Jordana Colomby

There had to be at least two pancake recipes on here. For those of you not classy enough for the Bailey's recipe, try these cinnamon and chocolate chip pancakes spiked with Fireball Whiskey. Even if you don't like Fireball, you'll scarf down a couple of these bad boys in no time.

14. Beer, Spinach and Cheese Bread Dip

cheese, bread, blue cheese
MacKenzie Chee

If you're going for a more savory brunch option, you could always make this beer infused bread bowl full of warm gooey cheese. After some french toast and pancakes, your friends will love this decadent option that's leaning further towards lunch than breakfast.

15. Limoncello Pound Cake

cake, chocolate, bread
Raadhika Kher

Is pound cake brunch? I'm gonna go with yes. It's kind of like banana bread but more dense. And with Limoncello, you can be sure that it's more delicious too. Show off your Italian baking skills by using this not-so-common liquor to booze up your cake.

Brunch is your chance to make whatever the hell you want and nobody can tell you it's not the right time, so have some fun with it. Skip the tired old screwdrivers and serve your guests a little pick me up with any one (or more) of these boozy recipes.