This is authentic ciambellotto, a sweet loaf my great-grandmother used to bake in Italy. I still use her traditional recipe—the only update I made was for modern appliances.—Denise Perrin, Vancouver, Washington
Ruby Williams uses herbs to fix this better-for-you garlic bread, which has lots of flavor but little fat. "I live in garlic country, so I use garlic in most every dish," reports the Bogalusa, Louisiana reader.
The women in our family feel so blessed that my mom taught us how to make this Pane Dolce before she passed away. We do our best to carry on her loving tradition. —Kathleen Schweihs, Lockport, Illinois
My family loves eating these zesty bread twists with a spaghetti supper. Soft and light as a feather, they have a perfect balance of garlic and oregano. Be sure to snatch one before passing them around the table.
I love my bread machine and am always trying new recipes in it. This bread is one of my successes. When it's baking, the whole kitchen smells wonderful. Basil, garlic, chives and Parmesan cheese give this tall tender loaf a real Italian flavor.—Joy McMillan, The Woodlands, Texas
This golden brown bread offers satisfying sweetness in every slice. The hearty round loaves rise well and cut beautifully. With an egg wash and a sprinkling of Italian seasoning, the bread looks pretty, too.
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
I've relied on this bread recipe often over the years. Frozen dough hurries along the golden pull-apart loaf. It's wonderful with Italian dishes, especially spaghetti and lasagna. —Charlene Bzdok, Little Falls, Minnesota
Who doesn't like warm, gooey cheesy bread right from the oven? Let Three-Cheese Garlic Bread from Judy Schut of Grand Rapids, Michigan tie the dinner together. This bread is bound to be a hit with everyone!
I tasted biscuits like these at a seafood restaurant and really liked them. I experimented in my kitchen until I was able to get the same flavor in these fast little bites.—Elaine Whiting,Salt Lake City, Utah
Jazz up a loaf of French bread in a hurry! Mayo keeps the bread moist, while the cheese and green onion add savory, heartwarming flavor. Try this bread with other favorite entrees. Carolyn Schmeling - Brookfield, Wisconsin