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50 Fall Bread Recipes That Make Your Home Smell So Cozy

Create autumn memories in the kitchen when you bake up these fall bread recipes. Sweet, savory and featuring all of the best flavors, you'll be making batch after batch.

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Contest-Winning Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

A touch of cinnamon helps blend the flavors in this tender pumpkin chocolate chip bread. And since the recipe makes two loaves, you can send one to a bake sale and keep one at home for your family to enjoy. —Lora Stanley, Bennington, Kansas

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Halva and Nutella Babka Buns

This recipe is the result of many years of tweaking and perfecting. It is a favorite request when visitors come to my farm. —Dawn Lamoureux-Crocker, Machiasport, Maine
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Applesauce Cinnamon Bread

This whole wheat apple cinnamon bread recipe contains quite a bit of applesauce, which provides natural sweetness so you use less sugar. As a bonus, it also allows for a minimal amount of oil to be used. —Sherry Craw, Mattoon, Illinois
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Dutch-Oven Raisin Walnut Bread

On a cold day, nothing is better than a warm, crusty Dutch oven raisin bread filled with walnuts. —Catherine Ward, Taste of Home Prep Kitchen Manager
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Chocolate Chip Cranberry Bread

This cranberry bread is tender and moist. The first time I made it, it immediately became a favorite for the fall and winter holidays. The tart cranberries complement the sweet chocolate so well.—Jessica Hornaday, Nampa, Idaho
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Savory Stuffing Bread

Poultry seasoning and celery salt make this hearty loaf taste like just like stuffing. It's the perfect bread to serve with turkey during the holidays, and it's nice for making sandwiches with the leftovers. —Betsy King, Duluth, Minnesota
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Pumpkin-Shaped Rolls

These cute pumpkin-shaped rolls are worth the effort. They’re a festive fall favorite in my household. If you don’t have pumpkin on hand, try using sweet potato. —Veronica Fay, Knoxville, Tennessee
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Spiced Apple Muffin Bread

Instead of sprinkling with cinnamon sugar before baking, you could also add your favorite streusel topping to make this bread more like coffee cake. I like to serve it warm with applesauce. — Donna Goutermont, Sequim, Washington
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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Bread

My husband brought this recipe home from the office more than 20 years ago. Each fall, I bake several of these lovely loaves to share with family and friends. Pumpkin and peanut butter are a unique, delicious combination.
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Chipotle Focaccia with Garlic-Onion Topping

Chipotle peppers leave some people tongue-tied; others can’t get enough of the smoky heat. I came up with this recipe for chipotle, roasted garlic and caramelized onion focaccia. Some wanted it spicier—it’s only a medium heat pepper—and some like it just the way it is. Add more if you crave the fire. —Frances “Kay” Bouma, Trail, British Columbia
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Caraway Rye Dinner Rolls

Caraway seeds give these rye dinner rolls a delicate nutty flavor. Denser than most, these onion-infused buns are ideal for dipping in hearty holiday stews. —Deborah Maki, Kamloops, British Columbia
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Sweet Potato Spice Bread

Moist and tender, this delightful quick bread has a bold molasses-spice flavor. It’s a good thing this recipe makes two mini loaves because they’ll go fast! You can eat one loaf now and freeze the other for later. —Ronnie Littles, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Chai-Spiced Star Bread

My chai star bread is great for potlucks or parties because it's easy to share and looks beautiful. Prepare it ahead of time, refrigerate, then just pop it in the oven before serving. Try using this recipe with other fruits, too, like persimmons or apples. —Elizabeth Ding, El Cerrito, California
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Maple Bubble Bread

This is my family's favorite breakfast bread. With a scrumptious topping of maple syrup and brown sugar, it's the perfect start to a special day.—Hannah Cobb, Owings Mills, Maryland
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Apple Dumpling Pull-Apart Bread

I converted a basic sweet dough into this incredible apple-filled pull-apart loaf. The results are anything but basic. It takes time, but I guarantee it’s worth it. Using both sauces is twice as tasty. —Gina Nistico, Denver, Colorado
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[rms_recipe id="252508" title="Maple Bacon Bread" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Maple Bacon Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]Swirled with maple syrup, raisins, bacon and brown sugar, this crave-worthy maple bacon bread is one they’ll remember. Plus, the dough is easy to work with and roll out! —Alicia Rooker, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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[rms_recipe id="251782" title="Ghost Pepper Popcorn Cornbread" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Ghost Pepper Popcorn Cornbread Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]I love popcorn and lots of spice and heat. Recently, I have been dabbling with ghost peppers and came up with this twist on classic cornbread. Try adding corn kernels for more texture. —Allison Antalek, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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[rms_recipe id="244459" title="Dutch Oven Bread" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Dutch Oven Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]Crackling homemade Dutch oven bread makes an average day extraordinary. Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir in a few favorites like cheese, garlic, herbs and dried fruits. —Catherine Ward, Taste of Home Prep Kitchen Manager

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[rms_recipe id="262279" title="Pumpkin Spice Latte Rolls" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Pumpkin Spice Latte Rolls Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]I get instant cravings for pumpkin spice when the fall weather creeps in. These pumpkin spice cinnamon rolls incorporate one of my favorite coffee drinks with one of my favorite pastries. I make them all the time. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

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Old-Fashioned Oat Bread

When this old-fashioned oat bread is baking, it reminds me of childhood and the warm, inviting aromas that greeted me after school. The light sweet flavor, crispy crust and hearty texture of this bread made for a special treat when Mom baked it for us. —Gloria Murtha, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
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[rms_recipe id="259711" title="Savory Pumpkin Bread" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Savory Pumpkin Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]Learn how to make this savory pumpkin bread recipe from scratch. It’s a nice surprise compared with sweet pumpkin loaves. Serve it with soup and salad, or toast a slice and slather it with butter. —Mary Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

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French Loaves

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[rms_recipe id=" 136012" title="Pumpkin Cornbread" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Pumpkin Cornbread Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]This has become a regular fall item at our house. It has a subtle pumpkin flavor with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. While it’s sweet enough to satisfy my sweet tooth, yet pairs well with a soup or stew.—

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Praline-Topped Apple Bread

Apples, toasted pecans and a praline glaze make this bread perfect for a holiday celebration—or anytime. We like it better than our go-to coffee cake. —Sonja Blow, Nixa, Missouri
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Triple Mustard and Gruyere Bread Thins

As a bread baker, I’m always experimenting with new flavor combinations. My mustard and Gruyere bread has become my all-time favorite for sandwiches. The bread elevates every sandwich to gourmet status. —Veronica Fay, Knoxville, Tennessee
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[rms_recipe id="39357" title="Glazed Cranberry Swirl Loaf" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Glazed Cranberry Swirl Loaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]This is one of my favorite recipes to serve during the holidays. Without the filling, it makes a nice soft, chewy bread for any regular day! —Chris Carattini, Chadron, Nebraska

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[rms_recipe id="40145" title="Lemon Pecan Pound Cake" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Lemon Pecan Pound Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]A pretty glaze gives this tender lemon pecan pound cake an extra boost of citrus. For variety, I sometimes substitute grated orange peel and orange juice for the lemons. —Laura Comitz, Enoa, Pennsylvania

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[rms_recipe id="106926" title="Olive Focaccia" cta_text="Go to Recipe" image="" image_alt_text="Olive Focaccia Recipe photo by Taste of Home" link=""]When I add my own special touches to a basic focaccia recipe—including sun-dried tomatoes, olives and roasted sweet red peppers—the results were simply delectable. The flavorful, chewy loaf makes a wonderful accompaniment to nearly any meal. —Dee Froemel, Hayward, Wisconsin

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Cornmeal Parker House Rolls

My mom deserves the credit for making this recipe a family tradition. These sweet, tender rolls have been on every holiday table at her house for as long as I can remember. —Lisa D. Brenner, Harrisburg, Nebraska

Lisa Kaminski
Lisa is an editor at Taste of Home where she gets to embrace her passion for baking. She pours this love of all things sweet (and sometimes savory) into Bakeable, Taste of Home's baking club. Lisa is also dedicated to finding and testing the best ingredients, kitchen gear and home products for our Test Kitchen-Preferred program. At home, you'll find her working on embroidery and other crafts.