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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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 easy.

Pepperoni Cheese Bread

2 reviews

As a stay-at-home mother of two little girls, I pack a lot of activity into my days. The bread machine...


Chipotle Focaccia with Garlic-Onion Topping

3 reviews

Chipotle peppers leave some people tongue-tied; others can't get enough of the smoky heat. I came up with this recipe...


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...


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Anise Almond Loaf

"I own two bread machines and love to come up with different recipes to try in them," writes Diane Widner...

Barbecued Turkey Pizza

1 review

My bread machine makes the crust for this mouthwatering pizza. Barbecue sauce, turkey, vegetables and cheese deliver so much flavor...


Walnut Cocoa Bread

3 reviews

In her kitchen in Kissimmee, Florida, Margaret Beyersdorf lets her bread machine do the work when making this tender loaf....

Bread Machine Wheat Bread

59 reviews

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


Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Bread

6 reviews

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


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Tarragon Carrot Bread

For a healthy change of pace, try this moist, nicely textured loaf that's flecked with pretty carrot pieces. The tarragon...


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

Soft Oatmeal Bread

16 reviews

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


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Sunflower Rye Bread

This wholesome, rustic-looking loaf is crusty outside and moist inside. "I prefer to use unroasted, unsalted sunflower seeds without the...


Crusty French Rolls

5 reviews

Save time by letting your bread machine knead the dough for these hearty, chewy rolls with a wonderful golden crust....


Raisin Wheat Bread

"My husband likes dense, hearty breads with a little crunch," says Lorraine Darocha of Mountain City, Tennessee. "So I took...


Sour Cream Lemon Bread

1 review

My family always requests this light, tender bread with a hint of lemon. This loaf is so scrumptious that it...

Seven-Grain Bread

2 reviews

Flavorful and slightly chewy, this lovely loaf is the best thing to come out of her bread machine, attests Lise...


Soft Giant Pretzels

41 reviews

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


Coffee Raisin Bread

5 reviews

"This bread brings back memories of Easter mornings when I was a child and enjoyed toasted hot cross buns," pens...


Mincemeat-Filled Braid

Mincemeat has gotten such a bad rap over the years. Raisins, currants and other dried fruit, richly spiced and soaked...


Pepperoni Pizza

5 reviews

My husband worked in Chicago-area pizza restaurants throughout high school and college. He says pizza is a work of art,...


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...


Honey Oatmeal Bread

5 reviews

"My mother served this honey-flavored loaf at a family gathering, and I had to have the recipe," recalls Megan Schwartz...


Golden Honey Pan Rolls

45 reviews

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


Calzone Rolls

1 review

Big pizza flavor comes through in these rolls, thanks to the peppers, mushrooms, olives and pepperoni. This recipe makes two...

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Bread Machine Panettone

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


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Wild Rice Bread

"Wild rice is abundant in our state, so I use it in many recipes," shares Dotty Egge of Pelican Rapids,...


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Jim’s Cheddar Bread

"I've been using a bread machine for 4 years now and wonder how I ever got along without it," marvels...


Maple-Glazed Long Johns

2 reviews

“This is a very old recipe from my aunt that I revamped to use my bread machine,” writes Peggy Burdick...


Garlic Hoagie Rolls

13 reviews

Patty Ryan
MERRILL, WISCONSIN

These homemade yeast rolls feature a crunchy, golden crust and a soft texture inside. The...


Herbed Onion Bagels

2 reviews

I create my delightful bagels by adapting several other recipes. I enjoy them spread with cream cheese or onion and...