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Our All-Time Best Bread Machine Recipes

With the rush to embrace new gadgets, is your bread machine sitting neglected on the pantry shelf? Check out these scrumptious reasons to get your bread machine out of storage and bring the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked bread back to your kitchen!

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Mini Maple Cinnamon RollsTaste of Home

Mini Maple Cinnamon Rolls

Maple syrup sweetens these lovely little cinnamon buns. I make the dough in my bread machine before popping the rolls in the oven. My husband prefers them warm. —Juanita Carlsen, North Bend, Oregon

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Sour Cream Chive BreadTaste of Home

Sour Cream Chive Bread

This savory loaf mildly flavored with chives is delicious when served warm with a meal, soup, salad or stew. It also tastes wonderful toasted the next day for breakfast. —Deborah Plank, West Salem, Ohio

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Pumpkin Spice BagelsTaste of Home

Pumpkin Spice Bagels

Enjoy pumpkin pie flavor with these classic bagels. For a change, adjust the spices to suit your taste buds. —Kristy Reeves, LeRoy, Kansas

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Pepperoni Cheese BreadTaste of Home

Pepperoni Cheese Bread

As a stay-at-home mother of two little girls, I pack a lot of activity into my days. The bread machine makes it a snap to turn out this attractive loaf that gets its zip from cayenne pepper, pepperoni and Mexican cheese. —Dusti Christensen, Goodridge, Minnesota

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Seeded Whole Grain LoafTaste of Home

Seeded Whole Grain Loaf

My husband and I want whole grain bread, but we don't like the spongy store-bought whole wheat breads. I drastically altered one of my favorite batter bread recipes to create this earthy bread. It is crunchy, chewy and easy. The add-ins are just suggestions. Sometimes I use pepitas, sesame seeds or even 1/4 cup of a multi-grain hot cereal mix. —Amber Rife, Columbus, Ohio

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Vegetable & Cheese FocacciaTaste of Home

Vegetable & Cheese Focaccia

My family eats this flavorful bread as fast as I can make it. Sometimes I add different herbs, red onion or crumbled bacon. It's one of my best recipes! —Mary Cass, Baltimore, Maryland

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Bread Machine Pumpkin Monkey BreadTaste of Home

Bread Machine Pumpkin Monkey Bread

I love making this pumpkin monkey bread for a holiday brunch. Leftovers reheat well, and the sauce is good enough to make extra to use as waffle and pancake syrup. —Emily Main, Tonopah, Arizona

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Bread Machine NaanTaste of Home

Bread Machine Naan

Chewy yeast-raised flat bread is a snap to make in a bread machine. Serve naan with your favorite Indian dish to soak up the curry and sauces. —Shannon Ventresca, Middleboro, Massachusetts

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Soft Giant PretzelsTaste of Home

Soft Giant Pretzels

My husband and our friends and family love these soft, chewy pretzels. Let the bread machine mix the dough, then all you have to do is shape and bake these fun snacks. —Sherry Peterson, Fort Collins, Colorado

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Garlic Herb Bubble LoafTaste of Home

Garlic Herb Bubble Loaf

I adapted an old sour cream bread recipe for this deliciously different pull-apart loaf that smells heavenly while baking. It has a light crust, tender interior and lots of herb and butter flavor. We think it's wonderful with a hot bowl of potato soup. —Katie Crill, Priest River, Idaho

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Sun-Dried Tomato & Olive LoafTaste of Home

Sun-Dried Tomato & Olive Loaf

I can’t get enough of this beautiful, richly flavored loaf that starts in the bread machine. I tear off big chunks, dip them into extra virgin olive oil and eat. Delicious!—Carole Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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Bread Machine Dinner RollsTaste of Home

Bread Machine Dinner Rolls

While looking through my bread recipes one day, I happened upon this one and decided to give it a try. I offered one to my dad and ever since then, he's raved about how much he loves them. He even offers samples to friends and family. —Becky

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Pepperoni PizzaTaste of Home

Pepperoni Pizza

My husband worked in Chicago-area pizza restaurants throughout high school and college. He says pizza is a work of art, and his are beautiful. Our girls prefer Daddy’s pizza to ordering out! —Julie Host, Polk City, Iowa

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Golden Honey Pan RollsTaste of Home

Golden Honey Pan Rolls

A cousin in North Carolina gave me the recipe for these delicious honey-glazed rolls. Using my bread machine to make the dough saves me about 2 hours compared to the traditional method. The rich buttery taste of these rolls is so popular with family and friends that I usually make two batches so I have enough! —Sara Wing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Pecan Raisin BreadTaste of Home

Pecan Raisin Bread

We love raisin bread and also enjoy the nutty flavor of pecans, so I decided to combine the two for this delectable loaf. It smells terrific and the taste…oh-so good! —Lora Sexton, Wellington, Texas

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Calzone RollsTaste of Home

Calzone Rolls

Big pizza flavor comes through in these rolls, thanks to the peppers, mushrooms, olives and pepperoni. This recipe makes two pans of rolls, and you can make the dough in a bread machine. —Barb Downie, Peterborough, Ontario

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Rosemary-Garlic Focaccia BreadTaste of Home

Rosemary-Garlic Focaccia Bread

This bread smells wonderful when it’s baking in the oven. I make it mostly during the summer when rosemary is abundant in the garden, but also around the holidays when rosemary plants are available in the stores. —Tammy Bollman, Minatare, Nebraska

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Braided Onion-Potato LoafTaste of Home

Braided Onion-Potato Loaf

Ever wonder why a bread recipe includes mashed potatoes? The potato's starchy quality absorbs liquid during the kneading stage, and it holds onto that liquid during baking. The bread finishes with a crisp, brown exterior crust and a flavorful, moist interior that helps the bread keep longer. —Joan Ranzini, Waynesboro, Virginia

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Onion French Bread LoavesTaste of Home

Onion French Bread Loaves

Since I love variety in my cooking, I tried adding dried minced onion to my usual recipe in attempts to copy a bread I had tasted, creating these two tasty loaves. Using the bread machine on the dough setting is a great timesaver. —Ruth Fueller, Barmstedt, Germany

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Chipotle Focaccia with Garlic-Onion ToppingTaste of Home

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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Frosted Cinnamon RollsTaste of Home

Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

These pretty cinnamon rolls are absolutely marvelous and taste just like the ones sold at the mall. Topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting, they are best served warm with coffee. Or reheat leftover rolls in the microwave and enjoy any time of day. —Velma Horton, LaGrange, California

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Hawaiian Dinner RollsTaste of Home

Hawaiian Dinner Rolls

Pineapple and coconut give a subtle sweetness to these golden homemade rolls. If there are any leftovers, they're great for sandwiches. —Kathy Kurtz, Glendora, California

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Cherry-Pecan Cocoa BreadTaste of Home

Cherry-Pecan Cocoa Bread

Full of sweet cherries and nuts, this loaf has a mild cocoa flavor. It would be perfect to serve for breakfast, brunch or a mid-morning snack. Have a tall glass of milk at the ready. —Margaret Beyersdorf, Kissimmee, Florida

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Veggie Pull-Apart BreadTaste of Home

Veggie Pull-Apart Bread

A bread machine hurries along the dough-making process, but chopped vegetables, bacon and cheese make the buttery wreath unforgettable. —Christi Ross, Guthrie, Texas

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Flavorful Herb BreadTaste of Home

Flavorful Herb Bread

This bread is one of my favorites. It has a wonderful texture and slices beautifully, and the flavor of the herbs really comes through. —Gerri Hamilton, Kingsville, Ontario

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Cherry-Pecan Streusel RollsTaste of Home

Cherry-Pecan Streusel Rolls

It’s a treat watching guests enjoying these rolls. The tart cherries, sweet almond paste and crisp streusel topping have them reaching for seconds every time. —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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Cranberry Whole Wheat BagelsTaste of Home

Cranberry Whole Wheat Bagels

The bagel recipes I saw in a magazine inspired me to try creating my own. I've been making them like crazy ever since! My whole wheat version dotted with cranberries is a favorite. —Tami Kuehl, Loup City, Nebraska

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Herbed Dinner RollsTaste of Home

Herbed Dinner Rolls

After I had my sixth child, a friend dropped off dinner, including these rolls, which start in a bread machine. They were so delicious that I quickly bought my own machine so I could make them myself. —Dana Lowry, Hickory, North Carolina

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Italian Sweet BreadTaste of Home

Italian Sweet Bread

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. —Kim Ooms, Cottage Grove, Minnesota

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Soft Oatmeal BreadTaste of Home

Soft Oatmeal Bread

My husband loves to make this bread. With its mild oat taste and soft texture, it's sure to be a hit with the whole family. Slices also are delicious toasted up for breakfast. —Nancy Montgomery, Plainwell, Michigan

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Honey Wheat BreadsticksTaste of Home

Honey Wheat Breadsticks

Not only are these breadsticks delicious, but they come together very easily. Whole wheat flour and a little honey help give them a wholesome taste and keep them on the healthy side. —Ted Van Schoick, Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania

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Banana Wheat BreadTaste of Home

Banana Wheat Bread

A subtle banana flavor comes through in this moist whole wheat loaf. Flecked with poppy seeds, the sweet slices are wonderful warm or toasted and spread with butter. —Louise Myers, Pomeroy, Ohio

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Garlic Parmesan BreadTaste of Home

Garlic Parmesan Bread

This hearty aromatic bread has just a hint of honey and garlic. It’s one of my favorite breads. It goes with anything from bologna sandwiches to spaghetti. —Jami Blunt, Hardy, Arkansas

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Asiago BagelsTaste of Home

Asiago Bagels

Discover a cheesy alternative to the usual sweet bread brunch offerings. There's no need to stop by a bakery when you can make this asiago bagel recipe at home. —Tami Kuehl, Loup City, Nebraska

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Cherry-Pecan Cocoa BreadTaste of Home

Cherry-Pecan Cocoa Bread

Full of sweet cherries and nuts, this loaf has a mild cocoa flavor. It would be perfect to serve for breakfast, brunch or a mid-morning snack. Have a tall glass of milk at the ready. —Margaret Beyersdorf, Kissimmee, Florida

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Bread Machine Multigrain BreadTaste of Home

Bread Machine Multigrain Bread

This healthful loaf loaded with whole grains couldn’t be much easier to make—you just combine the ingredients in a bread machine and let it doe the rest of the work for you! Stack slices high with leftover turkey or ham from your special meals. —Ruth Skafte, Fort St. John, British Columbia

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Herbed Onion BagelsTaste of Home

Herbed Onion Bagels

I create my delightful bagels by adapting several other recipes. I enjoy them spread with cream cheese or onion and chive cream cheese. —Pam Kaiser, Mansfield, Missouri

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Cranberry orange bagelsTaste of Home

Cranberry Orange Bagels

Dried cranberries and orange zest add bright flavor to these scrumptious morning treats. Switch up the taste, if you’d like, by using raisins and cinnamon. —Kristy Reeves, LeRoy, Kansas

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