This family favorite comes from a collection of Amish recipes. I gave the recipe to several friends, and everyone loves it. Loaded with cranberries, nuts and cinnamon flavor, it's perfect for fall and winter.
For as long as I can remember, this bread has been a part of my family's traditional Christmas morning breakfast. I modified the recipe so I could make it in a bread machine. — Barb and Ray Schmeling, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
“This bread is great alone or with a bowl of bean soup,” recommends Cindy Reams of Philipsburg, Pennsylvania. The hearty loaf has a crispy golden crust, so it’s perfect with butter or your favorite jam.
A subtle banana flavor comes through in this moist whole wheat loaf sent in by Louise Myers of Pomeroy, Ohio. Flecked with poppy seeds, the sweet slices are wonderful warm or toasted and spread with butter.
“This is a very old recipe from my aunt that I revamped to use my bread machine,” writes Peggy Burdick of Burlington, Michigan. The pastries are deep-fried, then glazed with a simple maple frosting. “They’re very good for coffee breaks,” she notes.
Here's the perfect pizza for cheese lovers. Served with a green salad, it makes a satisfying meal. You can use store-bought dough if you don't have a bread machine.—Christine Omar, Harwich Port, Massachusetts