Bread Machines & Makers: Recipes & Guides

Whether you call it a bread maker or a bread machine, there’s no denying this handy appliance is a carb-lover’s dream. Our guide offers recipes, tips, techniques and more.

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The Best Bread Machines for All Types of Bakers

Make baking easy with a bread maker. Our Test Kitchen tried 10 different brands to find the best bread makers for all kinds of bakers.

14 Easy Bread Machine Recipes for New Bread Bakers

Using a bread machine takes a lot of guesswork out of baking. Check out our delicious and easy bread machine...

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Our All-Time Best Bread Machine Recipes

Don't neglect this gadget! These bread machine recipes make creating a homemade loaf (or batch of buns or rolls) incredibly...

This Is Why Your Kitchen Needs a Bread Machine

With a handy bread machine, you can make homemade bread and other dough-based dishes in just a few hours.

How to Make Bread Machine Recipes by Hand 

Making yeast bread without a bread machine couldn't be easier! Here's how.

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Soft Garlic Breadsticks

26 reviews

I rely on the convenience of my bread machine to mix the dough for these buttery golden breadsticks that are...

Bread Machine Panettone

This bread machine panettone is easy to make. Every tender, moist slice is filled with candied fruit and raisins. —Josephine...

Harvest Fruit Bread

"My sister is raising two little girls but always makes time to bake homemade bread," writes Sandy Vias, San Leandro,...

Sweet Almond Bread

The crunchy toasted almonds and sweet cinnamony topping on these round loaves make them look and taste terrific. "My niece...

Italian Sweet Bread

23 reviews

This golden brown bread offers satisfying sweetness in every slice. The hearty round loaves rise well and cut beautifully. With...

Bread Machine Naan

9 reviews

Chewy yeast-raised flat bread is a snap to make in a bread machine. Serve naan with your favorite Indian dish...

Old-Fashioned Coconut Pie

6 reviews

My husband says it's not good cooking unless it's made from scratch. This is an old-fashioned way of making coconut...

Bread Machine Dinner Rolls

4 reviews

While looking through my bread recipes one day, I happened upon this one and decided to give it a try....

Buttery Dinner Rolls

11 reviews

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

Pumpkin Spice Bagels

34 reviews

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

Golden Honey Pan Rolls

47 reviews

A cousin in North Carolina gave me the recipe for these delicious honey-glazed rolls. Using my bread machine to make...

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...

Herbed Onion Bagels

2 reviews

I created my delightful bagels by combining elements from several recipes. I enjoy them for breakfast plain or with onion...

Pecan Raisin Bread

4 reviews

We love raisin bread and also enjoy the nutty flavor of pecans, so I decided to combine the two for...

Calzone Rolls

1 review

Big pizza flavor comes through in these rolls. My recipe makes two pans because you'll need 'em! It’s so easy...

Sun-Dried Tomato Focaccia

This bread looks inviting and doesn’t disappoint when you take a bite. The sun-dried tomatoes and red onions give it...

Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Bread

7 reviews

Field editor Peggy Burdick of Burlington, Michigan sends the recipe for this lovely breakfast bread. She notes, "My aunt gave...

Chipotle Focaccia with Garlic-Onion Topping

4 reviews

Chipotle peppers make some people grab their water glasses, while others can't get enough of the smoky heat. I came...

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Soft Giant Pretzels

44 reviews

My husband and our friends and family love these soft, chewy pretzels. Let the bread machine mix the dough, then...

Bread Machine Wheat Bread

62 reviews

To fit in the bread machine, we adjusted the amounts of ingredients to produce only one loaf. This whole wheat...

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Soft Oatmeal Bread

17 reviews

My husband loves to make this bread. With its mild oat taste and soft texture, it's sure to be a...

Grandma’s Christmas Bread

4 reviews

For as long as I can remember, this bread has been a part of my family's traditional Christmas morning breakfast....

Cranberry Orange Bagels

25 reviews

Dried cranberries and orange zest add bright flavor to these scrumptious morning treats. Switch up the taste, if you’d like,...

Bread Machine Garlic Bread

3 reviews

With the help of my bread machine, baking this parsley-flecked loaf is super simple. Soft slices make a flavorful accompaniment...

Giant Calzone

2 reviews

"While the filling ingredients for this impressive calzone are our favorites, you could substitute some of your own. We use...

Wonderful White Bread

14 reviews

"Simply wonderful" is the way Karen Kaloydis of Flushing, Michigan describes this beautiful loaf of home-style white bread. Its light...