Thanksgiving Bread Recipes

 

Buttery biscuits, sweet spoon breads and piping-hot rolls are great for soaking up gravy, dipping in soups or layering with slices of turkey.

 

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Fresh Corn Spoon Bread Puff

Part spoon bread and part souffle, this cornbread is a crowd-pleaser whether you're serving it family-style or in individual portions. It's best served puffy and hot from the oven.

Get the Recipe: Fresh Corn Spoon Bread Puff

Buttermilk Biscuits

When made with buttermilk, as in this classic Southern recipe, biscuits are light, flaky and rich with flavor — perfect for sopping up extra gravy or slathering with butter.

Get the Recipe: Buttermilk Biscuits

Creamed Corn Cornbread

Sweet creamed corn forms a richer base for Alton's skillet cornbread, the ideal side dish for sopping up extra gravy.

Get the Recipe: Creamed Corn Cornbread

Rapid Rolls

Think you don't possibly have the time that baking fresh bread requires? Kelsey's rapid rolls take less than an hour to prepare and will use up only 20 minutes of your oven time.

Get the Recipe: Rapid Rolls

Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomato Corn Muffin

Giada's corn muffins are moist and delicious, thanks to buttermilk and sour cream, and they have satisfyingly chunky texture in every bite due to whole corn kernels.

Get the Recipe: Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomato Corn Muffin

Sweet Corn Bread Pudding

This sweet, moist skillet bread pudding turns savory with the addition of Parmesan cheese and fragrant thyme and rosemary.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Corn Bread Pudding

Bacon, Cheddar and Chive Biscuits

For rolls that can stand up to the diverse flavors in your Thanksgiving meal, try Kelsey's savory Bacon, Cheddar and Chive Biscuits.

Get the Recipe: Bacon, Cheddar and Chive Biscuits

Chipotle Sweet-Potato Spoon Bread

This moist Southern spoon bread is made even sweeter with the addition of mashed sweet potatoes, and it is given a spicy kick with chipotle peppers and adobo sauce.

Get the Recipe: Chipotle Sweet-Potato Spoon Bread

Pancetta Cornbread

Crisp pieces of salty pancetta add pops of flavor and texture to basic cornbread, and leftovers can double as stuffing.

Get the Recipe: Pancetta Cornbread

Buttery Garlic Herb Knots

This recipe from Kelsey's Essentials shows you how to use pizza dough to make pizzeria-style ooey gooey garlic knots with herbed compound butter.

Get the Recipe: Buttery Garlic Herb Knots

Savory Mushroom and Bacon Bread Pudding

Nothing gets more comforting than a nice savory bread pudding casserole made with the season's favorite ingredients. (It's good enough to be a meal all by itself.)

Get the Recipe: Savory Mushroom and Bacon Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Cornbread

Made with pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg, these nicely spiced cornbread muffins taste like fall, served up in 3-ounce doses.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Cornbread

Caramelized Onion Pretzel Rolls

Pretzel fanatics will love these yeasty German bread rolls, with caramelized onions and caraway seeds for a surprise layer of flavor.

Get the Recipe: Caramelized Onion Pretzel Rolls with Caraway Salt

Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Biscuits

These fluffy sweet potato biscuits are drizzled with a light frosting of confectioners' sugar and milk, making them so rich and sweet you might have a hard time deciding whether they're a side or dessert.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Biscuits

Senator Hollings' Flaky Cream Cheese Biscuits

The secret ingredient behind these flaky Carolina-style biscuits? Cream cheese!

Get the Recipe: Senator Hollings' Flaky Appetizer Cream Cheese Biscuits (Carolina Biscuits)

Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

Corn bread — a classic childhood favorite — becomes velvety smooth with melted butter and slightly crispy when cooked in a cast-iron skillet.

Get the Recipe: Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

Quick Yeasted Spoon Rolls

Cake flour makes for a more tender crumb in Rev Run's easy rolls, baked in muffin tins so every one comes out the same size.

Get the Recipe: Quick Yeasted Spoon Rolls

Grilled Buns

Make yeast dough up to 14 days in advance, then bake these buns on the grill for 30 minutes until they're golden brown.

Get the Recipe: How to Make Grilled Buns

Chestnut and Chanterelle Dressing with Chive Biscuits

Bryan Voltaggio bakes a batch of biscuits specifically to use in his dressing recipe. He makes sure they are crispy and a little on the dry side so they soak up his homemade stock.

Get the Recipe: Chestnut and Chanterelle Dressing with Chive Biscuits

Baking Powder Biscuits

You won't be waiting for your dough to rise with this classic quick bread recipe for super-fast and super-moist biscuits.

Get the Recipe: Baking Powder Biscuits

Maple Bacon Bread Pudding

In the mood for something sweet and savory? Try individual portions of a custard-and-bread-cube pudding with earthy maple and rich bacon flavors.

Get the Recipe: Maple Bacon Bread Pudding

Turkey Cranberry Pinwheels

Mix your favorite Thanksgiving ingredients — turkey and cranberries — into these cream-cheese pinwheels that meld your main dish with dessert.