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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      Delicious Reasons to Dust Off Your Bread Machine

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

      The Best Bread Machine for Your Baking Style

      Think bread makers are an appliance of the past? Think again! These gadgets do it all from mixing to proofing...

      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...

      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.

      Veggie Pull-Apart Bread

      6 reviews

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

      Pumpernickel Caraway Bread

      9 reviews

      This rich, dark bread has an old-fashioned homemade taste that's oh-so-satisfying. Made with molasses and caraway seeds, it's moist and...

      Bread Machine Wheat Bread

      58 reviews

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

      Cracked Pepper Bread

      3 reviews

      I love my bread machine and am always trying new recipes in it. This bread is one of my successes....

      Honey Oat Bread

      5 reviews

      "Of all the breads I make, this is my husband's favorite," writes Marilyn Smith from Green Bay, Wisconsin. The subtle...

      Seasoned Parmesan Rolls

      1 review

      I mix seafood seasoning and cheese into the dry ingredients and use the dough setting on my bread machine for...

      Almond-Honey Wheat Bread

      1 review

      "I have two bread machines, and i keep both of them going when the grandkids come to visit," explains Ray...

      Quick Bread Bowls

      5 reviews

      I never thought it could be this easy to make bread bowls at home. While the dough is mixing and...

      Cranberry Nut Bagels

      3 reviews

      "After 3 years of trial and error, I came up with a simple and delicious bagel recipe for the bread...

      Oatmeal Bread

      7 reviews

      This bread has a lightly sweet flavor with good texture and crust.—Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington

      Whole Wheat Oatmeal Bread

      6 reviews

      In Grand Valley, Ontario, Wendy Masters often slices into a tender loaf of this hearty bread featuring two popular grains....

      Garden Vegetable Bread

      5 reviews

      Red pepper, zucchini and green onions provide the attractive color and pleasant flavor in this moist loaf from Jean Moore...

      Italian Seasoned Bread

      3 reviews

      "When I didn't have the onion soup mix called for in the original recipe, I used Italian salad dressing mix...

      Greek Loaf

      1 review

      "My father and I love Greek food, so we developed this recipe that features feta cheese and olives," explains Melanie...

      Whole Wheat Blueberry-Nut Bread

      1 review

      This loaf owes its healthy heartiness to a combination of flax seeds and whole-wheat flour. Moist and flavorful, it has...

      Sun-Dried Tomato & Olive Loaf

      2 reviews

      I can’t get enough of this beautiful, richly flavored loaf that starts in the bread machine. I tear off big...

      Soft Oatmeal Bread

      18 reviews

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

      Garlic Parmesan Bread

      8 reviews

      This hearty aromatic bread has just a hint of honey and garlic. It's one of my favorite breads. It goes...

      Walnut Bread

      1 review

      The walnut flavor really comes through in this nicely textured loaf from Ginny Rice of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. "It's delicious, moist...

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      Peppery Onion Bread

      "This bread gets a flavor boost from minced onion and black pepper," says Dale Rosenthal. "It's very good toasted and...

      Bread Machine Roll Mix

      6 reviews

      "I usually triple this recipe so I have the mix on hand when I want to make a batch of...

      Grandma’s Molasses Bread

      1 review

      "We converted some bread recipes from my husband's grandmother for use in the bread machine," writes Jeannie Thomas, Kokomo, Indiana....

      Cranberry Oat Bread

      11 reviews

      "This is my favorite bread machine recipe," shares Dorothy Gilmore of Elburn, Illinois. Dried cranberries add a sweet touch to...

      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...

      Fruit-Filled Kolaches

      1 review

      "In our Czech community, these tender pastries are served at weddings and family dinners," shares Mary Pecinovsky of Calmar, Iowa....