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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    Knish

    Knish is a classic Jewish comfort food. Sometimes I make tiny appetizer ones, which are a little more like a roll, and I seam on the top. —Marlena Spieler, Waterlooville, England

    Dutch-Oven Bread

    11 reviews

    Crackling homemade Dutch-oven bread makes an average day extraordinary. Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir in...


    The Best Pizza Dough

    25 reviews

    This easy pizza dough recipe is the key to making an extraordinary homemade pizza. We use all-purpose flour because double...


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    Chocolate Babka

    13 reviews

    I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...


    Caramel-Scotch Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

    3 reviews

    I came up with this cream cheese coffee cake recipe so I could make a delicious brunch treat using convenience...

    Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

    I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


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    Poteca Cake

    11 reviews

    “Rock Springs is home to 56 nationalities, and this recipe showcases its Slavic heritage. It’s one of my favorite ethnic...

    Make-Ahead Monkey Bread

    Frozen bread dough makes this ooey-gooey breakfast treat a snap to make. I have used this for Christmas because I...


    Overnight Berry-Crunch Coffee Cake

    I had some extra blueberries and raspberries after a company dinner, and I was looking for a recipe to use...


    Sunny Morning Doughnuts

    14 reviews

    I love, love, love doughnuts but buying them can get expensive. This recipe is economical and so delicious. It beats...


    Walnut Pastry Rolls

    4 reviews

    These are really tasty served warm with a little bit of butter spread on top, and they reheat well. The...

    Cinnamon Mincemeat Buns

    My grandmother gave me this recipe a long time ago. Whenever I make these old-fashioned spiced rolls, I get rave...


    Apple Kolaches

    13 reviews

    A fellow home cook shared this recipe for a sweet, fruit-filled pastry. My son, who isn’t a dessert fan, was...


    Poppy Seed-Filled Scones with Lemon Curd

    1 review

    These scones are lovely when cut into wedges and draped with lemon curd. I often mix up the batter the...


    Southern Cornbread Salad

    9 reviews

    To feed a crowd, especially when I want to make a good impression, I make this eye-popping cornbread salad. It’s...


    Leftover Turkey Turnovers

    I came up with this dish in 1993 while putting together a booklet called “Totally Turkey” for leftover turkey recipes....

    Cheddar Cheese Bread

    This cheesy bread is divine on its own, or makes wonderful sandwiches. —Megumi Garcia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


    Walnut Raspberry Ribbons

    Bake up these lovely raspberry ribbons the next time you’re looking for a sweet pastry to include on your holiday...


    Almond-Filled Breakfast Rolls

    1 review

    A sweet, buttery almond filling is rolled into these homespun treats. Topped with more nuts, they're an irresistible addition to...


    Makeover Cranberry Rolls

    “My boys usually insist I make my cranberry rolls for Christmas morning." These are light and good enough to enjoy...


    Nut and Poppy Seed Rolls

    5 reviews

    My grandmother always made Nut and Poppyseed Roll, a Hungarian family favorite, as a treat for Christmas. It tastes extra...


    Honey Potato Rolls

    Made with mashed potatoes, these golden-brown goodies will complement just about any meal. I always included them as part of...


    Eggnog Bagels

    1 review

    Crispy and chewy bagels from our recipe specialists rival any gourmet bakery brand. The fantastic spiced spread complements the cinnamon-sugar...


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    Make-Ahead Coffee Cake

    17 reviews

    This is a wonderful time-saver because it's assembled the night before. My kids think the nutty topping, sweet glaze and...

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    Light Wheat Bread

    2 reviews

    I bake twice a week because my family loves it. But I wanted a simple, foolproof recipe. After experimenting with...


    Dilly Bran Refrigerator Rolls

    These rolls are perfect to make when you’re having company for dinner or serving a holiday meal. The day before,...


    Pistachio Eclair Dessert

    13 reviews

    This yummy dessert, sent in by Lisa Givens of Austin, Texas, whips up minutes and can be chilled until ready...


    Crispy Cinnamon Twists

    I'm in my 80s and still enjoy making all my old recipe. These crispy twists bake up nice and sweet.—Lois...


    Cream Cheese Coils

    5 reviews

    These are my absolute favorite sweet rolls! They never last long around my family. They're easy to make but look...


    Gingerbread Muffins

    5 reviews

    Growing up, I adored my mom’s gingerbread cake with lemon sauce, so I re-created the combination for my family. The...