21 Thanksgiving Bread Recipes to Round Out Your Table

From fluffy Thanksgiving rolls to classic cornbread, these are all of the deliciously doughy recipes you need to (literally) break bread with your friends and family on Turkey Day.

1 / 21

Parker House Rolls

Mom is especially well known for the delectable things she bakes, like these tender Parker house rolls. When that basket comes around the table, we all automatically take two—one is just never enough. —Sandra Melnychenko, Grandview, Manitoba

Go to Recipe

2 / 21

Sage-Apple Cider Bread

Who knew sage and apple cider would create such a fantastic bread? This versatile loaf that has just a hint of sweetness makes wonderful sandwiches or stuffing. It’s one of the best Thanksgiving bread recipes I’ve served for the holiday. —Christine Wendland, Browns Mills, New Jersey
3 / 21

Buttery Dinner Rolls

These lovely buttery dinner rolls are tender, fluffy and delicious when eaten warm from the oven. —Debbie Leonard, Roseburg, Oregon
4 / 21

Wild Rice & Cranberry Loaves

This is an incredibly fragrant bread with lots of texture from wild rice and dried cranberries. It’s hearty enough for sandwiches, but with a touch of honey, I could even eat this for dessert! —Barbara Miller, Oakdale, Minnesota
5 / 21

Old-Fashioned Brown Bread

This chewy, old-fashioned bread boasts a slightly sweet flavor that will transport you back to the old days. —Patricia Donnelly, Kings Landing, New Brunswick
6 / 21

Oatmeal Dinner Rolls

These fluffy rolls go perfectly with any meal. They have a delicious homemade flavor that's irresistible. I like them because they're not hard to make and they bake up nice and high. —Patricia Staudt, Marble Rock, Iowa
7 / 21

Dutch Oven Bread

Who doesn’t love rustic Thanksgiving bread recipes like this one? Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir in a few favorites like cheese, garlic, herbs and dried fruits. —Catherine Ward, Taste of Home Prep Kitchen Manager
8 / 21

Pumpkin Knot Rolls

These rolls are the lightest, most delicious ones I've ever tasted—and everyone else seems to agree. The pumpkin gives them mild flavor, moist texture and a pretty golden color. At our house, it wouldn't be the holidays without them. —Dianna Shimizu, Issaquah, Washington
9 / 21

Savory Stuffing Bread

Poultry seasoning and celery salt make this hearty loaf taste like just like stuffing. It’s the perfect bread to serve with turkey during the holidays, and it’s nice for making sandwiches with the leftovers. I consider this one of my must-make Thanksgiving bread recipes. —Betsy King, Duluth, Minnesota
10 / 21

Honey Cornbread

Serving this moist cornbread to family and guests is a pleasure. Honey gives the bread a slightly sweet taste, and most people find it difficult to eat just one piece. —Adeline Piscitelli, Sayreville, New Jersey
11 / 21

Crusty Homemade Bread

Crackling homemade bread makes an average day extraordinary. Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir in a few favorites like cheese, garlic, herbs and dried fruits. —Megumi Garcia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
12 / 21

Crescent Dinner Rolls

These light, golden rolls have a heavenly homemade flavor and aroma. Mom never hesitates to whip up a batch of these from-scratch rolls, since they're a delightful way to round out a meal. —Debra Falkiner, St. Charles, Missouri
13 / 21

Bacon Walnut Bread with Honey Butter

My savory walnut bread filled with bacon bits and blue cheese dressing is complemented by the sweetness of honey-flavored butter. Cut yourself a thick slice, slather on the butter and enjoy!—Pam Ivbuls, Omaha, Nebraska
14 / 21

Pumpkin-Shaped Rolls

These cute pumpkin-shaped rolls are worth the effort. They’re a festive fall favorite in my household. If you don’t have pumpkin on hand, try using sweet potato. —Veronica Fay, Knoxville, Tennessee
15 / 21

No-Fuss Rolls

With only 4 ingredients, these delicious rolls are ready in no time. They're fantastic with herb butter or jam. —Glenda Trail, Manchester, Tennessee
16 / 21

Appalachian Cornbread

On this westernmost ridge of the Appalachians, we get abundant rain and sunshine, which allows our children to grow a super sweet corn crop. With staggered plantings, there is enough to eat from mid-July through August, plus plenty to freeze for the long winter. This cornbread is just one way we use some of the bounty! —Anne Wiehler, Farmington, Pennsylvania
17 / 21

Mom's Italian Bread

I think Mom used to bake at least four of these tender loaves at once, and they never lasted long. She served the bread with every Italian meal. I love it toasted too. —Linda Harrington, Windham, New Hampshire
18 / 21

Herb Buttermilk Dinner Rolls

When I couldn't find a recipe for dinner rolls, I created my own using a variety of herbs for extra flavor. —Sue Friesen, Thorold, Ontario
19 / 21

Swiss Beer Bread

This recipe is a favorite of my family because it isn't greasy like most of the other cheese breads I have tried. It will not last long! —Debi Wallace, Chestertown, New York
20 / 21

Grandma’s Rosemary Dinner Rolls

My grandma (I called her Baba) made these in her coal oven. How she regulated the temperature is beyond me! She always made extra rolls for the neighbors to bake in their own ovens. My mom and aunts would deliver the formed rolls at lunchtime. —Charlotte Hendershot, Hudson, Pennsylvania
21 / 21

Rosemary Walnut Bread

I received this recipe from a friend who was moving into a new apartment. To celebrate, she made this bread to share and now it is served at many of my family functions.—Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode Island

Amanda Tarlton
Amanda has more than a decade of media experience, specifically in product testing in the cooking and lifestyle space. As a freelancer for Taste of Home, Amanda writes mostly about foodie finds, home and lifestyle goods and cooking and baking utensils that make life easier (and more fun!). Outside of freelancing, Amanda is the executive editor of commerce at Field & Stream.
When she's not working, Amanda is on the lookout for the best pizzas in town or testing out secret menu items at restaurants and coffee shops.