Bread, Roll & Pastry Recipes

Learning how to make bread and pastries from scratch is so satisfying for any home baker. We’ve got the tips and recipes you need.

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Apple Kolaches

A fellow home cook shared this recipe for a sweet, fruit-filled pastry. My son, who isn’t a dessert fan, was disappointed when he came home to find his dad had polished off the last kolache in the batch. —Ann Johnson, Evansville, Indiana

Hungarian Nut Rolls

It isn't officially the holidays until I've made this treasured nut roll recipe from my husband's grandmother. The apple-walnut filling...


Apricot Cranberry Cake

This cranberry and apricot cake is a yummy treat for breakfast or brunch. Its aroma while baking calls everyone to...


Pumpkin Bread Ring

I've been making this moist bread for years. It looks pretty on the table and provides a nice taste of...


Chocolate Eclair Torte

I take this impressive dessert to the table whole, then slice it and serve. It can be made ahead of...

Lemon Pound Cake Muffins

I make these lemony muffins for all kinds of occasions. My family always requests them when we have a brunch....


Maple Twists

Mashed potatoes are the secret ingredient that makes these flavorful treats nice and moist. My mother made them when I...

Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Icing

Check these out! What a scrumptious change of pace from ordinary cinnamon rolls, and a perfect addition to coffee breaks....


Cinnamon Chocolate Doughnuts

I still remember the first time I make these doughnuts—I was about 14 or 15, and the day after, there...


Holiday Tree Bread

This recipe's been a hit at parties— guests just gobble it up. I learned to make bread as a child...


Butterscotch Crescents

When I was first married, I'd try all kinds of recipes to impress my husband. These crescents were such a...

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Raspberry Streusel Coffee Cake

One of my mother's friends used to bring this over at the holidays, and it never lasted long. With tangy...


Frosted Pumpkin Doughnuts

Our three children grew pumpkins to sell. During harvest, it was time to make these scrumptious doughnuts. The orange frosting...


Long Johns

The tattered recipe in my files is a good indication of how popular these doughnuts have been in our family...


Peanut Butter Rolls

Reach for this recipe when you're looking for a change from typical cinnamon rolls. The unique combination of confectioners' sugar,...


Danish Cherry Rhubarb Dessert

"Can I have the recipe?" is the question I'm always asked whenever I serve this delicious dessert. Rhubarb is generally...

Blueberry Brunch Loaf

I like to make special breakfasts on the weekend for my husband and children. This recipe's sweet frosting really makes...


Caramel Nut Breakfast Cake

I first tasted this incredible coffee cake when a kind neighbor brought it by. It was so good that my...


Vanilla Cinnamon Rolls

This is the best recipe I have found for cinnamon rolls. They're so tender with a delightful vanilla flavor and...


Edna’s Cream Sticks

Add that she frosts them too.


Chocolate Lover’s Eclairs

I recently won the grand prize with this eclair recipe at a "Chocolate Lovers Cook-Off" contest in our town. This...


Caramel Apple Coffee Cake

When you visit friends or relatives in my area of the country, you can be sure the coffee will be...


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Can’t-Eat-Just-One Cinnamon Rolls

My cinnamon rolls have been known to vanish quickly. Once I dropped off a dozen rolls for my brothers, and...


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Lemon Crumb Muffins

I love to have the dough for these muffins ready and waiting in the refrigerator when company comes. They bake...

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Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Holiday breakfasts would not be the same at our house without this delicious coffee cake. Whenever I take it anywhere,...


Pumpkin Eggnog Rolls

I needed to use up some eggnog, so I swapped it for milk in my sweet roll
recipe. Even...


Golden Raisin Buns

These delightful buns will remind you of old-fashioned cream puffs with a mild lemon flavor. They look appealing on a...


Orange Knots

These orange rolls are a little time-consuming to prepare, but my family tells me they're definitely worth the extra effort....


Chocolate Eclairs

With creamy filling and fudgy frosting, this chocolate eclair recipe is extra special. —Jessica Campbell, Viola, Wisconsin


Glazed Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Bursting with berries and drizzled with a light lemony glaze, these muffins are moist, tender and truly something special. This...