Win the hearts—and stomachs—of friends and family with fresh-baked biscuits, rolls, and quick breads.
Sweet and Savory Bread Recipes
No meal is complete without fresh-from-the-oven bread. From sweet rolls to savory biscuits, we have easy bread recipes to suit every menu.Fresh thyme is the key to this fragrant, savory bread, which pairs perfectly with beef tenderloin. To
get the fluffiest popovers, be sure that your milk and eggs are room temperature and do not open the oven door while baking.Recipe: Fresh Thyme Popovers
Buttered Sweet Potato Knot Rolls
Add subtle sweetness to dinner rolls by stirring canned mashed sweet potato into the yeast mixture.
Ooey-gooey sticky buns topped with pecan halves are a fun, festive treat during the holiday season. We've included instructions
for "making it" (using frozen bread dough) or "faking it" (using brown-and-serve rolls).Recipe: Pecan Sticky Buns
Flaky Dinner Rolls
These beautiful homemade dinner rolls are perfect for both first-time bakers and seasoned cooks. Reviewer Cookinnotwritin
raves, "I've never made anything with yeast before in my life, but these made me feel like a pro! I made them for Thanksgiving
last year, and I thought they looked so pretty."Recipe: Flaky Dinner Rolls
These light, fluffy biscuits are so good, you'll think they were sent straight from heaven. Angel Biscuits use a yeast dough,
so be sure to set aside some extra time to let it chill in the fridge. Serve with honey and an assortment of jams so that
guests can top them as they please.Recipe: Angel Biscuits
These muffins are a wonderful way to start the day. Orange juice and toasted pecans lend delicious flavor. Bake and freeze
these muffins ahead of time to get a jumpstart on holiday meal preparations.Recipe: Orange-Pecan Muffins
Cranberry-Sweet Potato Quick Bread
This quick bread melds the seasonal flavors of cranberry and sweet potato into an irresistible treat. Just mix the batter,
spoon into a loaf ban, and bake. It's a great way to use up leftover cranberries, orange juice, and canned sweet potato, too.For
more ways to cook with cranberries, check out Crazy for Cranberries.Recipe: Cranberry-Sweet Potato Quick Bread
Mini Fruit and Sunflower Loaves
These mini-loaves make great Christmas gifts. Reviewer Cookingactivist raves, "This bread is outstanding. Sweet and mapley.
More moist and sinful tasting than one would think from a light quick bread."Recipe: Mini Fruit and Sunflower Loaves
Challah is a traditional Jewish yeast bread served on the Sabbath, holidays, and other ceremonial occasions. Its light and
airy texture makes challah perfect for any holiday celebration table. "My family also made this for part of our Thanksgiving
dinner," writes reviewer Kariobrion. "It was wonderful and actually looked just like the photo—that NEVER happens!"Recipe: Sweet Challah
Pumpkin-Date Loaf with Cream Cheese Swirl
Try this top-rated twist on classic pumpkin bread. The dates add extra sweetness; if you prefer, substitute raisins or leave
the dates out altogether. Reviewer Meussen was so enamored with this bread, she and her husband ate the whole loaf in less
than 12 hours. She writes, "If you haven't tried this bread, you haven't lived."Find more great ways to use pumpkin this season
in the 7 Ways with Pumpkin recipe feature.Recipe: Pumpkin-Date Loaf with Cream Cheese Swirl
Two-Seed Bread Knots
Go for delicious and beautiful with these tasty yeast rolls. The dough requires just 20 minutes to rise and doesn't have to
be kneaded by hand. As reviewer Vdunigan1 points out, the short prep time makes these rolls "a great recipe for any night
of the week." Southern Living Test Kitchen professional Sarah Krake Gordon recommends serving them with honey butter.Recipe: Two-Seed Bread Knots
Sweet Potato Biscuits
This biscuit recipe incorporates leftover sweet potatoes, so you can—and should—keep making it after the holidays wind down.
Reviewer GEMDOCTOR says that these are "much more flavorful than regular biscuits" and recommends making enough for second
and third helpings. Plus, you'll get the extra nutritional benefits from the sweet potatoes, like vitamins A and C.For more
recipes that use sweet potatoes, see 7 Ways With Sweet Potatoes.Recipe: Sweet Potato Biscuits
Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing
These homemade cinnamon rolls with a thick, sweet cream cheese frosting will make you a superstar when you serve them to friends
and family during the holidays.
Make banana bread special for the holidays by adding pecans and fresh cranberries and topping the loaf with an orange glaze.
These mini loaves make great gifts, but you’ll want to keep at least one for yourself.