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Feed Dad for Father's Day! 10 breakfast recipes he'll love

Start Father's Day off right by making Dad a breakfast that shows him just how special he is. Whether he's got a sweet tooth or loves a meaty meal, we're got something for every dad!

Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Double chocolate chip pancakes from Joy Bauer's cookbook From Junk Food to Joy Food
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Because Dad deserves double the love... with only half the calories!

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Let's just skip the small talk and get straight to the point: Steak for breakfast is probably Dad's dream come true!

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Do the work the night before so that Dad can wake up to a stick-to-his-ribs breakfast with all his favorites: eggs, hash browns, sausage and of course, cheese!

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Everyone loves a grilled cheese, and you can make dad feel extra special when he cuts into this and gets a delicious, runny yolk for dipping.

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If you're firing up the grill for cookout festivities, why not make it an all-day affair and start with breakfast?

Fruity Pebbles French Toast
Brandi Milloy uses her fave breakfast cereal for this Fruit Pebbles French Toast
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Because Dad's inner child yearns to run wild, and Father's Day is just the day to let him do that.

Hash Brown Waffle with Fried Egg and Candied Bacon
Brandi Milloy makes a hash brown waffle stack for brunch on TODAY
Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
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Candied bacon. Need we say more?

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Give Dad the gift of this slow-cooker casserole and let him fall asleep on the couch in front of the TV.

Bacon and Cheese Muffins with Soft-Boiled Egg
TODAY Tastemaker Brandi Milloy makes her version of the Rebel breakfast muffin from San Francisco restaurant Craftsman and Wolves
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These muffins are perfect for noshing and are a whole new take on bacon, egg and cheese.

Baked Eggs with Mushrooms
Baked eggs and mushrooms
Maya Visnyei
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Perfect for the dad who's cutting back on meat and sugar. Let him sleep in (the ultimate luxury!) while you make these delicious baked eggs with mushrooms. Serve them up with a pot of coffee and the time to read the paper in peace.

This article was originally published on June 13, 2016.

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